Our People

Our close-knit team is committed to legal excellence and providing personal and approachable service to our valued clients.

Maurice E. J. Lambert

Retired

As well as having his Bachelor of Laws, Maurice has a B. Comm in Business Administration. Maurice was called to the bar in 1974 serviced his clients in Richmond as a solicitor from 1976 until 2019. His clients included many prominent businesses and developers and he has expertise in acquisitions, sales, financing, corporate re-organization and Shareholders Agreements. Maurice had an extensive practice in real estate development and real estate transactions including commercial leasing. Maurice offered practical and solution-based advice and was particularly successful in negotiating contracts and disputes. Maurice is also proud to be a past owner and Governor of the Richmond Sockeyes Junior Hockey Club.  Despite being retired, Maurice will still be providing administrative and advisory services to the firm.

Phone: 604.304.9815

Judd G. Lambert

Lawyer

Judd Lambert obtained a J.D. from the University of Villanova School of Law in 2007, and a B.A. Economics degree from The Colorado College in 1997.  He was admitted to the Washington State Bar Association in January, 2008, and was called to the bar in B.C. in December, 2009.  He represents clients in a broad range of legal matters including real estate acquisitions and sales, all aspects of commercial and residential development, structuring business enterprises (including incorporating companies and establishing partnerships), shareholder and partnership agreements, the purchase and sale of businesses, corporate reorganizations, estate planning, the preparation of wills and trusts and probate and administration of estates.

Phone: 778.234.0478

Michelle M. Kerluke

LAWYER

Michelle holds a Master of Laws from the University of British Columbia, a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the University of Sussex and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Simon Fraser University. Michelle was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2018.

Michelle has assisted clients with a variety of legal matters, including real estate transactions and development, commercial leasing, buying and selling businesses, Shareholder Agreements, estate planning and probate and administration of estates.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys playing tennis, cycling and running.

Phone: 604.447.3802

Krista Milne

Paralegal

Krista Milne is a Corporate Paralegal with the firm.  With over 20  years working in the legal profession, Krista has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate law practices.  She provides support in a variety of corporate-related transactions, including incorporations, corporate reorganizations, alterations, continuations, amalgamations, share and asset purchase transactions, dissolutions, restorations, partnerships, extra-provincial registrations as well as maintenance of societies.  She also assists with due diligence investigations and minute book reviews.

Phone: 778.234.0477

Kimberly Paterson

Paralegal

With over 15 years of experience as a legal assistant, Kim brings a wealth of knowledge and skill that contributes to the success of the firm. Kim prides herself on getting the job done efficiently and effectively. Her expertise includes anything from general real estate conveyance and development to commercial leases and general corporate matters.  Kim also contributes to running and maintaining a cohesive office environment.

When Kim is not in the office she can be found enjoying her community of Steveston with her family and friends.

Phone: 604.304.9432

Dori-Anna Tomei

Paralegal

For over 15 years, Dori-Anna has been integral to our firm’s excellent service to our clients, with a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments.  She plays a key role in commercial and real estate transactions, as well as managing OVL’s day to day operations and all things financial.

When not in the office, Dori-Anna can be found on the golf course in the summer, the curling club in the winter or, most preferably, on a sandy beach in Mexico.

Phone: 778.234.0479

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#325 – 6628 River Road 
Richmond, B.C., V7E 0A2

604.273.7575