Alison Rhynas is a lawyer and alumni from the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from Saint Mary’s University in her hometown, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Alison’s practice is comprised of family law and civil litigation, with a focus on family law. Alison frequently and successfully represents clients in both Provincial and Supreme Court and regularly negotiates out of court settlements. Contact Alison if you require assistance in any stage of your family or civil matter.
Alison previously worked for the Department of Justice in Vancouver and the Legal and Compliance department at GlobalWide Media, an affiliate marketing company in Victoria. While in law school, Alison completed a term with the University of Victoria Law Centre. During each year of law school, she completed projects for Pro Bono Students Canada, an organization that provides free legal support through student projects supervised by local lawyers. Alison also contributed writing and research to BC Mining Law Reform’s set of recommendations for the regulation of the mining industry, A Plan of Action for Change.
Currently, Alison sits on the board of directors for Wear2Start, a non-profit and registered charity that provides professional clothing directly to self-identified women in need. She sits on the executive for the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, Young Lawyers Section for Victoria. Alison presently acts as a lawyer supervisor for Pro Bono Students Canada.