Practice Areas

At McEwan Law, we value competent, ethical service. We expect our legal services to be reliable, consistent, and high quality.

We have listed our core practice areas on this website. If you have a legal problem and you are not sure whether it fits in our core practice areas, please call us. We may be able to help you, and if we cannot, we will do our best to refer you to somebody who can.



Civil Litigation

Jesse Gelber and Doug Sperry practice civil litigation.


  • Tina – Direct: 250-368-2355;
  • Jan - Direct: 250-368-2354;



Chris McEwan, Mary Lawson, and Chris Trudeau practice corporate/commercial law. Please contact Chris, Mary, or Chris for inquiries related to corporate/commercial matters.


Criminal Law

Ken Wyllie and Jesse Gelber practice criminal law (defence).


  • Jan – Direct: 250-368-2354;


Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills, and Estates

Chris McEwan, Mary Lawson, Chris Trudeau, and Jessica Sperry practice in the areas of estate planning, trusts, wills, and estates. Please contact Chris, Mary, Chris or Jessica for inquiries related to estate matters. For general inquiries or to set an initial appointment please contact our estate paralegal, Kim.


  • Kim - Direct: 250-368-2356;


Family Law

Peter Somerville, Jesse Gelber, and Doug Sperry practice family law, including family law mediation (Peter).


  • Karen (for family mediation) - Direct: 250-368-2349;
  • Jan - Direct: 250-368-2354;
  • Tina - Direct: 250-368-2355;


Real Estate

Peter Somerville, Mary Lawson, and Jessica Sperry practice commercial and residential real estate law.


  • Karen (Grand Forks) – Direct: 250-368-2347;
  • Melodie (Castlegar) - Direct: 250-368-2349;