Emily Raven B.Com. (Hons) J.D.

Emily was called to the bar in 2018 and has a Juris Doctor Degree from Thompson Rivers University (TRU) located in Kamloops, British Columbia. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Emily obtained her Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from the University of British Columbia. While at law school, Emily was heavily involved with the Student Law Society at TRU and various clubs. She also worked in TRU’s Community Legal Clinic and provided free legal services to the Kamloops community. Emily is passionate about access to justice, human rights and family law.

Prior to becoming an associate at Quay Law Centre, Emily completed her articles with the firm and was a summer student between her first and second year and second and third year of law school. During this time, Emily gained extensive experience in disputes involving custody, guardianship, child support, spousal support and complex property division. Her experience and approachable attitude assist her in providing clients excellent legal services.


  • Juris Doctor, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law, 2017
  • Bachelor of Commerce (with Honours), University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business, 2014
  • Advanced Family Law Mediation, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, 2018
  • Advanced SSAG-ing (Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines), Continuing Legal Education Society of BC , 2018
  • Intermediate Family Law Mediation, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, 2018
  • Family Law Mediation Fundamentals, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC , 2017
  • Affidavit Secrets, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC , 2017
  • Introduction to Family Dispute Resolution, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC , 2017
  • Family Violence Screening Training, Westcoast ADR, 2017
  • Access to Justice for Children Conference, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, 2015 and 2017
  • Business Issues in Family Law, CBACA, 2016
  • “Everyday Ethics in Mental Health and Substance Use”, Journal of Ethics In Mental Health, 2016
  • National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 2015
  • Arbitration and Mediation Symposium, BCAMI, 2015

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s Course Prize in Human Rights Law

Selected Community Engagement

  • Society of Law Students President, Thompson Rivers University, 2016-2017
  • Director of Women and the Law Club, Thompson Rivers University, 2015-2017
  • Director of TRU Legal Information Services, 2015-2016
  • Society of Law Students, First Year Class Representative, Thompson Rivers University, 2014-2015
  • Coach, Surrey Sharks Field Hockey Club, 2013 – 2015
  • Coach, Special Olympics, 2015 – 2017

Selected Memberships and Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Trial Lawyers Association
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

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Personal Interests

  • Travel
  • Volunteering
  • Cooking
  • Kayaking