Lawyers

Karissa Kelln Associate

Karissa obtained her law degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has an undergraduate degree in business. She summered with one of Western Canada’s largest regional law firms after her first year of law school and worked as a legal summer student at the world’s premium potash exporter after her second year of legal studies.

Karissa articled with Bernard LLP and joined the firm as an associate in May of 2017. She practices as a corporate solicitor within the firm’s Business Law group and is passionate about maritime, environmental, fisheries and aboriginal law.

Professional and Other Affiliations

  • Called to the Bar of British Columbia, 2017
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (B.C.) Branch, Maritime Law Section, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (B.C.) Branch, Environmental Law Section, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (B.C.) Branch, Aboriginal Law Section, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (B.C.) Branch, Natural Resources Law Section, Member
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Member

Other Interests

Karissa enjoys running and biking in the summer, and playing volleyball in the winter.

Karissa Kelln

Areas of Practice

Education

  • J.D., University of Saskatchewan, 2016
  • B. Comm. (Great Distinction), University of Saskatchewan, 2011