Ken Friesen

Ken Friesen has practiced in the area of estate, trust, and corporate litigation for well over 20 years. He has a proven track record of success at both the trial and appeal court levels. Ken has extensive experience in handling estate cases involving difficult family dynamics and is often called upon to help create solutions in instances when there are succession issues relating to disputes involving estates and family businesses.

In addition to his work as an estate and corporate trial lawyer, Ken also takes on cases involving society and trust disputes. He is a past chair of a Federal Review Tribunal. He advises charitable societies such as the War Amps, the Mennonite Central Committee as well as a variety of other charities in estate matters.

He chairs a charitable board overseeing real estate holding and development for MCCBC with a growing and extensive number of real estate projects including in Parksville, Chilliwack, and Prince George currently under management. He is also chairing a planned development of a new Mennonite student residence at UBC with educational opportunities at UBC in conjunction with Carey Hall and Corpus Christi.

Ken serves on a number of boards, primarily charitable and some political. He is the proud father of four children and coaches youth soccer.