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Michael Kennedy

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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

Spousal support calculation error in British Columbia case

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently heard a case regarding a claim that spousal support was miscalculated in prior rulings. The appeal claimed that the calculation had been based on shared parenting when in fact one parent was given primary custody. The...

Top tax-saving measures for British Columbia estate planners

While most people think about retirement planning when it comes to the overall financial planning process, planning for what happens past that point is sometimes forgotten or put off. However, taking some time to put together a robust estate plan can save next of kin...