Marla is an associate lawyer at our office in Ottawa. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ottawa. Prior to joining Riopelle Group, Marla completed her articles at a boutique litigation firm in Vancouver. She also worked at the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic, where she helped clients resolve landlord-tenant issues.
Areas of Practice
Marla maintains a general practice in litigation, family, and wills and estates. She is fluently bilingual and advocates for clients in both official languages.
Called to the bar of Ontario – 2021
Called to the bar of British Columbia – 2021
Marla has always been an active member of her community. She has worked closely with her Member of Parliament at the House of Commons, has been a member of many student-run organizations during her studies, was a mentor for the Women’s Legal Mentorship Program, and has volunteered for political campaigns.