Kerri Crawford is part of our litigation group. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2015 and began her legal career at a boutique litigation firm in Toronto before moving to Victoria and being called to the BC Bar in 2016. Prior to joining Stewart McDannold Stuart, Kerri worked at a full service firm in Victoria, where she developed a litigation practice with a focus on municipal and employment law. She has frequently appeared before the Small Claims Court and the Supreme Court of British Columbia, and has also appeared before the Tax Court of Canada and various administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal. Kerri has advised clients on a broad variety of matters, including property disputes, bylaw interpretation, professional liability, defamation, workplace terminations, contract disputes and institutional investigations.
Kerri has a significant background in music. Prior to attending law school, she earned a diploma in jazz music performance and an undergraduate degree in classical music performance, worked in an administrative capacity for a prominent opera company in New York, and spent several years as the Director of the Harbord Street Jazz Festival in Toronto. She enjoys the opportunity to occasionally moonlight as a jazz saxophonist.