Matthew Palmer


Matthew Palmer is developing a generalist litigation practice with an emphasis on public law and civil disputes. Matthew received his JD from the University of Victoria in 2017. During law school, he participated in the Law Centre clinical program, where he represented clients in civil, criminal and human rights matters.

Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for the Honourable Justice Andromache Karakatsanis at the Supreme Court of Canada. He also served in a variety of policy roles in the federal government, including at the Privy Council Office, Finance Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.


February 2019

Brent Olthuis represented an Invermere-based corporation in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, successfully opposing a shareholder’s application for various records. Matthew Palmer assisted with the matter.

October 2018

We are pleased to welcome Matthew Palmer back to the firm as an associate. Matthew was a summer student at the firm in 2016 and between 2017 and 2018 he served as a law clerk to Justice Andromache Karakatsanis of the Supreme Court of Canada. Matthew was called to the Ontario and British Columbia Bars in 2018.