New managing partner at Okanagan’s largest law firm – Kelowna News

A new managing partner

Pushor Mitchell LLP has a new managing partner.

Joni Metherell, who started with the Kelowna law firm as an articling student in 1994, has agreed to a three-year term as managing partner. Her role will be to work closely with the other partners and associates to guide the firm’s strategic direction.

Metherell is taking over the role from Andrew Brunton.

“I am proud to be part of such an upstanding firm with a team of dedicated lawyers and staff that not only provide excellent service to our clients but also care deeply about our community,” Metherell said in a press release.

“I want to acknowledge and thank our previous managing partner, Andrew Brunton, for his years in the role, especially with the challenges of the pandemic. And I am particularly excited to take on this role in the start of Pushor Mitchell’s 50th anniversary year.”

Metherell, who has given back to her community throughout her legal career, is currently on the Central Okanagan Hospice Association board. As a lawyer she specializes in wills, trusts and estate litigation as well as property and easement disputes.

Pushor Mitchell is B.C.’s largest law firm outside of the Lower Mainland, with 36 lawyers in more than 25 areas of practice.

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