Prior to joining the Disability Claims Advocacy Clinic in 2019, Chantelle worked at boutique commercial and administrative law firms in Vancouver and Surrey, British Columbia. Her commercial litigation experience includes enforcing foreign arbitral awards, resolving contractual disputes, and obtaining creditor’s remedies. She has also co-authored white papers on the law and financial technologies.
Chantelle is passionate about supporting her clients throughout the legal system. She enjoys working with clients to find practical and principled solutions. Chantelle has successfully represented clients before various administrative bodies, including the Social Security Tribunal, Worker’s Compensation Appeal Tribunal, Immigration and Refugee Board, Human Rights Tribunal, and Residential Tenancy Branch.
Chantelle received her Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) from the University of Toronto and her Juris Doctor from the University of British Columbia. She is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association. Outside of work, Chantelle enjoys traveling, exploring new cultures, and a freshly brewed cup of tea.