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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

New laws may favor homebuyers

If buying a home is on your list of resolutions for the new year, you probably already know what a difficult road you have ahead. Housing prices in British Columbia continue to climb, and the low number of homes on the market seems to put all the bargaining power on...

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...