Meet Emily.

Emily Anderson, Associate

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC in 2005, Emily graduated with honours and first-class standing from the University of Alberta Law School in 2008. Emily was called to the Alberta bar in 2009 and the British Columbia bar in 2013. Emily’s practice is focused on Wills, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, and Family Law Mediation.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law Mediation
  • Wills, Estates & Trusts

SNAPSHOT

  • 10+ years of experience
  • Expertise in and frequent presenter on Wills, Estates, and Trusts
  • Certified Family Law Mediator
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More about Emily

Emily Anderson was born and raised in Abbotsford. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC in 2005, Emily graduated with honours and first-class standing from the University of Alberta Law School in 2008.  Emily was called to the Alberta bar in 2009 and maintained a general practice in Alberta until 2012 when she and her family returned home to beautiful British Columbia. Emily’s practice at Linley Welwood is focused on Family Law Mediation and Wills and Estates.

Emily enjoys assisting clients in estate planning and estate administration and prides herself on her ability to break down complicated legal concepts into simple terms. She feels lawyers should be approachable and helpful. Emily is also a family law mediator. In mediation, families work with a neutral third-party professional to guide them in identifying the issues, facilitating effective communication, and reaching flexible, balanced, and personalized solutions. She is accredited by the Law Society of British Columbia as a certified Family Law Dispute Resolution Professional and serves Abbotsford as one of only a few lawyer-mediators.

Emily is very active in the community and acts as the President of the Estate Planning Council of Abbotsford, the Vice President Administration for the Abbotsford Minor Fastball Association, and sits on the Planned Giving Committee for the Abbotsford Community Foundation. When she isn’t at the office or at a board meeting, Emily is busy traveling and enjoying the great outdoors with her husband and their three young daughters.

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Bar Admissions

  • Alberta, 2009
  • British Columbia, 2013

Education

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Arts, Vancouver, BC
  • University of Alberta, Faculty of Law, Edmonton, AB

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