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Michael Kennedy


Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada





Michael’s preferred areas of practice are Criminal Law and Family Law.


Bachelor of Laws, University of British Columbia, 1986
Bachelor of Arts (major in Political Science), University of Waterloo 1982
Career History
1987 to 2016 Private practice
2016 to present Associate with Porter Ramsay LLP
Canadian Bar Association
Kelowna Bar Association
Volunteer & Community Work
Worked in poverty law and assisting low income individuals with legal services
Personal Interests
Michael’s personal interests include the Kelowna Rockets, cycling and travel. He enjoys working in a courtroom and is known as an exceptional trial lawyer. He is experienced at all levels of court, including the Tax Court of Canada. His significant personal accomplishments include being a dad and running a marathon.

Practice Areas

Using your estate plan for your own protection

Having a will is a great first step in creating an estate plan. If you have drafted a will, you likely had your loved ones in mind. Your motivation may have included ensuring your family would fairly distribute your assets without the confusion of an intestate...

What are the grounds for divorce in British Columbia?

A married couple who realizes their union no longer works may decide, after much soul searching, to file for divorce. Often, this comes after painstaking measures, such as counseling or couples therapy. If even these steps did not mend the rift between you and your...