Marcela was called to bar in June 2014 and has since focused her practice on real estate law. Her real estate practice includes conveyancing, drafting of co-ownership agreements, nominee (bare trust) agreements and private contracts of purchase and sale, independent legal advice, Small Claims representation, and other matters.
Marcela represented clients at the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia, Human Rights and Social Security Tribunals and the Residential Tenancy Branch in litigation and administrative law matters. She has successfully assisted clients with disability appeals, employment matters involving WorkSafeBC, severance package negotiations, and Employment Standards. She also assists clients in various immigration matters, with a focus on spousal sponsorship.
Marcela is involved in the community through her roles as past director and secretary of the Maple Ride Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce.
Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia – 2013
Bachelor of Commerce, University of British Columbia – 2008
British Columbia Bar – 2014
Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC)
Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
North Fraser Lawyers Association (NFLA)
Chamber of Commerce serving Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows (Past Board Member)