Our Team

John Campbell

Director, Lawyer

B.A. (Double Major) Philosophy & Political Science 1977,
Masters of Public Administration (1979) completed all courses,
final report to be written for degree to be awarded
LLB 1982

Personal Attributes: Empathetic, Trustworthy, Innovative, Straightforward, Steadfast
Areas of Practice: Litigation, Wills Variations, Commercial, Construction, +more
Keen Areas of Interest: Business and Commercial Law Litigation, Wills & Estates Law & Litigation

John is a huge BC Lions fan! Never missing a game on the TV, he travels to BC Place as often as he can to see the game live, in action.

William E. MacDonald

Lawyer (Retired)

B.A (Honours) 1963 , LLB 1966

In the fall of 2017, Bill MacDonald retired to his favourite Gulf Island, after half a century of practising law.

Laima Pakstas


B.A. 1978, LLB 1982
Personal Attributes: Affable, Attentive, Knowledgeable, Decisive, and Resourceful
Areas of Practice: General Civil Practitioner
Keen Areas of Interest: Real Estate, Wills and Estates

Laima enjoys knitting, good company and excellent red wine. She’s travelled the world but still calls Vancouver Island her home; currently she shares it with her husband and Stella, the sweetest chocolate Labrador!


Karen Stothers Dawson



Personal Attributes: Approachable, Trustworthy, Resourceful
Areas of Practice: Employment Law, Administrative Law, Access to Information, Protection of Privacy, Strata Law
Keen Areas of Interest: Employment Law, Strata Law

Karen enjoys kayaking with her children, and hiking with Rosie, the Golden Retriever.


Support Staff


Patti Campbell

Office Manager


Katie Brady

Legal Administrative Assistant and Marketing Manager