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Kaja Marinic is an associate with Burns Fitzpatrick, practicing in a broad range of practice areas.

Kaja has experience in personal injury law, family law, employment law, wills and estates, and general civil litigation. She has experience working on behalf of individuals, non-profit societies, and small businesses. Kaja has appeared before the Provincial Court of British Columbia and Supreme Court of British Columbia. She has also written a successful factum for the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

During her law degree, Kaja was awarded the Marlee G. Kline Essay Prize and the Auriol Gurner Young Memorial Award for contributions to feminism and the law. Kaja was also a champion, two-time finalist, and best speaker at the Robert H. Guile Memorial Debate, a debate emphasizing wit and humour. Throughout university, Kaja was a successful competitive debater, achieving numerous awards at prestigious international tournaments including at the Worlds University Debate Championships and the North American University Debate Championships.

Before joining Burns Fitzpatrick, Kaja worked as a legal intern providing free legal information at Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS). She continues to offer pro-bono legal advice at BWSS once a month.

Kaja joined the firm as an articling student in 2016 and continued as on as an associate after she was called to the bar in 2017.

Kaja is fluent in Serbo-Croatian.

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia