Aachal practices primarily in the areas of family law and child protection. She has also handled BC Human Rights tribunal cases and drafted estate documents.
Aachal obtained her BA degree from Simon Fraser University in 2011 and received her JD degree from Thompson Rivers University. She has attended courses in trauma-informed practice and received training in providing legal advice to Sexual Assault Survivors.
Aachal provides legal services to both private clients as well as to Legal Aid clients, and has appeared in Provincial Court and Supreme Court on numerous family law cases.
Aachal represents children in the child protection process, including providing independent legal advice to children and to representing children in child protection hearings. She also represent parents in child protection proceedings.
Aachal is an avid volunteer with the Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch. She has been an executive member of the Women Lawyers Forum (WLF) – Kamloops Section since June 2015 and chaired the section for three years. She is presently the Secretary for the Family Law – Kamloops Section. She has chaired the CBABC Law Week Regional Committee and served on the CBABC Member Services & Engagement Committee, the CBABC WLF Retreat Committee, and the CBABC Equality & Diversity Committee.
In the broader Kamloops community, Aachal has volunteered with the “Pit Stop Meals” lunch program through Kamloops United Church and been a member of the Family Tree board.
Outside of her profession Aachal likes to read, snowboard, and do yoga. Aachal loves to travel, especially to Fiji to visit with her family. She is an engaged mother of a young and very active daughter.
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Call to the Bar: 2016
Preferred Areas of Practice:
Member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Kamloops Bar Association
Chair of the Kamloops branch of the Women Lawyers’ Forum, Canadian Bar Association