Karen J. Killawee, LL.B., Q. Med

Legal Assistant: Pam Saint

Karen Killawee has focused on family law and civil litigation for more than 15 years.  While a skilled litigator, Karen is also a fully trained collaborative lawyer and a qualified mediator, tools she uses to help clients navigate more smoothly and efficiently through separation and divorce. Karen is active in her community, sitting on the Board of Directors of the Dismas Society and Admissions Committee for Lavers House.

Karen was included in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2018 in the field of Family Law.



  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 1998
  • LL.B. (University of New Brunswick, 1997)
  • B.A. (Dalhousie University, 1993)

Karen has extensive experience representing children and youths in child protection matters, is a skilled courtroom advocate and negotiator and strives to provide dignified, cost effective solutions to conflicts arising from separation and divorce.

Professional Activities and Affiliations

  • Nova Scotia Barristers` Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities
  • Member, Board of Directors, Dismas Society
  • Member, Admissions Committee, Lavers House
Qualifications
  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 1998
  • LL.B. (University of New Brunswick, 1997)
  • B.A. (Dalhousie University, 1993)
Experience

Karen has extensive experience representing children and youths in child protection matters, is a skilled courtroom advocate and negotiator and strives to provide dignified, cost effective solutions to conflicts arising from separation and divorce.


Activities & Affiliations

Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Nova Scotia Barristers` Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities
  • Member, Board of Directors, Dismas Society
  • Member, Admissions Committee, Lavers House