Focus: Wills and Estates
Jody provides a full range of legal services in the area of Wills and Estates including the preparation of wills, powers of attorney, representation agreements and planned giving. Jody also provides estate administration services by helping individuals administer the estates of their loved ones.
Jody’s relaxed and considerate approach is welcomed by clients, most of whom have many questions and are looking for personal guidance from a trusted advisor.
Jody joined Pihl Law Corporation in 1997 and has practiced primarily as a member of the defence litigation team. She now leads the Wills & Estates Department. Prior to joining Pihl, Jody worked as in-house counsel for a technology company.
Originally from Kingston, Ontario, Jody attended McGill University in Montreal, where she obtained her Bachelor of Commerce Degree. She then moved to Halifax, to attend Dalhousie University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Law degree. Jody started her articles in Vancouver, and was called to the B.C. Bar, in Kelowna, in 1998.
Jody contributes significantly to our community through her many volunteer activities. She has focused the last decade on volunteering with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Kelowna & District Branch, as Board Member, Board Chair, and currently, as Founding Chair of The Common Bond, a philanthropy arm of the CMHA focused on youth and family mental health. She has also been actively involved in Autism Okanagan, ENSO Society and the Parent Advisory Council and School Planning Council at her children’s elementary school.