Fellhauer elected in Okanagan

Tom FellhauerTom Fellhauer is the new Bencher for Okanagan district, for the remainder of the 2010-2011 term. Fellhauer received a majority of votes cast by Okanagan district lawyers in the second round of a preferential ballot by-election. The by-election was required to replace Meg Shaw, QC, who was appointed a Supreme Court Master last December. For a breakdown of the by-election results, see the Law Society website.

Fellhauer was called to the bar in 1988, and practises with Pushor Mitchell LLP, primarily in the areas of tax, trusts, company, wills and estates, societies, charities and foundations and income tax and GST appeals. He is a past chair and director of the Continuing Legal Education Society, and is a member of the CBA and the Kelowna Bar Association.

In his election statement, he noted his contribution to the development of online CLE courses and a commitment to mentoring.

The Law Society congratulates Tom Fellhauer, and thanks all the candidates for their participation in this by-election.