Established in 1973, Pushor Mitchell is a law firm located in Kelowna, British Columbia. This year, they are celebrating their 50th anniversary of providing legal services to clients throughout the Okanagan Valley and beyond. With a reputation for excellence, integrity and commitment to the community, Pushor Mitchell has become a trusted legal resource for individuals, families and businesses alike.
The firm opened with humble beginnings in November 1973 with a team of two lawyers. The original firm was named Gilhooly Harder, and was located on Leon Street in downtown Kelowna, BC. Paul Mitchell, who joined the firm in 1979, is still a Partner with the firm. The firm went through a total of nine name changes as partners joined or departed the firm, before adopting its current name, Pushor Mitchell LLP, in 1997. The firm has been in its current location at 1665 Ellis Street since 1991.
Today, Pushor Mitchell is a full-service law firm with a team of 37 lawyers plus over 100 support staff who are dedicated to upholding the firm's values and delivering outstanding legal services. The firm offers service in more than 25 practice areas, including business law, employment, immigration, wills and estates, estate litigation, family law, real estate, First Nations, commercial litigation and much more. The firm's lawyers are known for their deep knowledge, strategic approach and commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for their clients. By providing excellent service and care, Pushor Mitchell has gained a loyal client base and many long-standing relationships over the years, which have been the foundation of the firm's continued success.
In addition to its dedication to clients, Pushor Mitchell has always been deeply committed to giving back to the community. The firm has supported a number of charitable organizations and community initiatives ranging from local sports teams and arts organizations to social service agencies and educational institutions. Pushor Mitchell's lawyers and staff are actively involved with volunteerism in the community and serve on boards of various non-profit organizations, reflecting the firm's commitment to making a positive and lasting impact. Some examples include being the law firm of the Kelowna Rockets WHL team since their inception, having four lawyers as Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Past Presidents, and supporting not-for-profit organizations such as BrainTrust Canada, YMCA Southern Interior BC, BGC Okanagan and CMHA Kelowna.
“Our anniversary is an important milestone and an opportunity to express our gratitude to our clients, employees, and community organizations,” says Joni Metherell, Managing Partner for Pushor Mitchell. “We are committed to continuing to provide the best legal services possible to our clients, adapting to changes in the future legal landscape and contributing to the growth and well-being of the community.”
With a strong foundation built on decades of legal expertise, client relationships, and community involvement, Pushor Mitchell is poised for continued success in the years ahead as it remains committed to serving the legal needs of the Okanagan Valley and beyond.
For more information visit their website at: PushorMitchell.com