Kendra joined Mandell Pinder in 2016 and assists our clients with complex litigation matters. She sees the past as inextricably linked to the present, particularly as it relates to redress for Canada’s colonial structure and understanding its effects today.
Kendra strives to ensure our clients’ respective Indigenous laws, cultures, and perspectives are respected by the Canadian legal system. She specializes in Aboriginal Rights and Title Litigation and Appellate Advocacy, delving into complex legal and historical issues and collaborating with colleagues to develop effective strategies and approaches.
Judicial Law Clerk, British Columbia Supreme Court 2015-2016
Juris Doctor, UBC Law (now Peter A. Allard School of Law), University of British Columbia 2014
Worked on the legal team representing the Indigenous appellant in Southwind v. Canada, 2021 SCC 28.
Worked on the legal team representing the Indigenous appellant in Williams Lake Indian Band v. Canada, 2018 SCC 4.
Continuing work on an ongoing Aboriginal rights and title trial representing an Indigenous party.
Worked on legal teams for various litigation matters at all levels of court, including British Columbia Supreme Court, British Columbia Court of Appeal, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Member, Law Society of Alberta (2018)
Member, Law Society of British Columbia (2017)
Member, Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (2016)