Heather White practices as both a solicitor and a litigator primarily in the areas of real estate law and business law, including corporate and commercial law, with a particular interest in contracts. She also has experience in civil litigation, personal injury law, and wills and estates. With her experience as a solicitor and litigator, Heather is able to assist her clients at all junctures of their need for legal services.
Heather graduated from University of Saskatchewan College of Law in 2016 and was called to the bar of British Columbia in 2017. While at law school, she volunteered at Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City (CLASSIC) and was on the Western Moot team. Since moving to Nanaimo in 2016, she has served on the board of directors of United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island, and Nanaimo Citizens Advocacy Association / Society for Equity, Inclusion, and Advocacy.
Prior to law school, Heather obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Simon Fraser University during which time she assisted with the residential school claims and volunteered with the Elizabeth Fry Society at the Downtown Community Courts in Vancouver.
When not practicing law, Heather enjoys hiking, archery, and learning jiu jitsu.
- University of Saskatchewan, J.D., 2016
- Simon Fraser University, B.A. Criminology, 2013
Year of Call + Jurisdiction
- 2017, British Columbia
- June 2019 – July 2021: United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island
- July 2018 – October 2019: Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy Association