Kate Feeney has returned to BCPIAC after working as a legal aid family and child protection lawyer (parent’s counsel). She articled with BCPIAC in 2013/2014.
Kate is involved in both BCPIAC’s anti-poverty and regulatory work. She has a particular interest in BCPIAC’s campaign to expand access to legal aid and increase legal aid coverage.
During law school, Kate volunteered at the Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS) and worked at West Coast Domestic Workers’ Association (WCDWA). She was also an intensive stream student in the Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Victoria Law School, where she focused on environmental justice issues.
Kate received her law degree from the University of Victoria in 2013.
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