Deanna Rivers

Ms. Rivers attended law school at the University of Victoria, and graduated with an LL.B. in 1995. She was called to the bar of British Columbia in February 1996, after articling with the law firm of Anniko Hunter, where she practiced until 2001.

Joining Stevenson Luchies & Legh in 2003, Ms. Rivers practices in the areas of estate planning (wills, powers of attorney and representation agreements), estates (including probate and non-probate estates), and real estate. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria Law School, teaching Succession and Estate Planning.

In addition to her law practice, Ms. Rivers has 15 years military service, and has received the United Nations Forces in Cyprus medal, the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal and the Canadian Decoration.

Ms. Rivers is married with two children. She is a past chair of the Victoria Young Lawyers and Victoria Wills and Trusts sections of the Canadian Bar Association. She is an active Scouter with 3rd Douglas Scout Group, Scouts Canada, and involved with her son’s lacrosse team, the Saanich Express.

Deanna Rivers / Stevenson Luchies & Legh

TRAJECTORY

  • 1995 – Graduated from the University of Victoria with an LL.B.

  • 1985 – Articled at the firm from Anniko Hunter, where she worked until 2001

  • 1996 – Called to the Bar in British Columbia

  • 2003 – Joined Stevenson Luchies & Legh

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Areas of Law

PUBLICATIONS

    SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

    • Wills & Estates section of the CBA

    • The Victoria Legal Assistants Association

    • The Greater Victoria Public Library Speakers Bureau

    GIVING BACK

    • Adjunct professor at the University of Victoria Law School, teaching Succession and Estate Planning

    • Past chair of the Victoria Young Lawyers

    • Past chair Victoria Wills and Trusts sections of the Canadian Bar Association

    • Current member of Scouts Canada – Rover Section (2015 – present)

    • Active Scouter with Scouts Canada

    • Sponsor of minor and junior lacrosse

    • Past member of Girl Guides of Canada (2009 – 2017)

    AWARDS

    • The United Nations Forces in Cyprus medal

    • The Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal

    • The Canadian Decoration

    SLL Team Members

    Stevenson Luchies & Legh

    CONTACT

    (250) 381-4040

    Email: ac.lls@arabrab

    BARBARA

    Barbara began her legal assistant’s career in 1987 and joined Stevenson Luchies & Legh in 2015. She assists Braden Greaves and Deanna Rivers. She applies her impressive expertise and attention to detail to help clients through complicated legal procedures.

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