Meet Crystal.

Crystal Arbour, Lawyer in Abbotsford

Crystal completed her Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology & Anthropology at Simon Fraser University. She attained her law degree at the University of Windsor and, after articling at a midsize firm in the Fraser Valley, was called to the bar in 2014.


Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Adoptions


  • Received Juris Doctor in 2013
  • Certified Family Law Mediator
  • Certified Collaborative Professional
  • Member of the Abbotsford District Bar Association
  • Member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • Member of the Rotary Club of Abbotsford
  • Affiliate of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • Regularly appears in Provincial and Supreme Court
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More about Crystal

Crystal was born and raised in the Langley area and completed her B.A. in Archaeology & Anthropology at Simon Fraser University. She attained her law degree at the University of Windsor and, after articling at a midsize firm in the Fraser Valley, was called to the bar in 2014.

Crystal’s family law practice focuses on achieving positive outcomes for her clients and their families through negotiation, and when needed, at both the Provincial and Supreme Court levels. Crystal is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia as well as the Rotary Club of Abbotsford.

When she is not working for her clients, Crystal enjoys hiking, traveling, and pairing local wines with a home-cooked meal.

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Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2014


  • University of Windsor, ON
  • Simon Fraser University, BC

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