Ms. Small is a Partner at Holness and Small Law Group.
Ms. Small obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law Political Science from Washington State University in 1998 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia in 2004. She was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2005. Ms. Small started her legal career as an articling student at a prominent medical malpractice law firm followed by practicing as an associate for several years at one of the province’s leading insurance law firms. Since joining Holness and Small Law Group in 2010, Ms. Small has focused her career on representing individuals in personal injury claims against billion dollar insurance corporations and representing former spouses in family law disputes.
Ms. Small is a former dual sport collegiate athlete. She represented Washington State University during her undergraduate degree on the women’s varsity tennis team which competed in the NCAA against a number of the top tennis programs in the United States. She also represented the University of British Columbia (UBC) during law school on the women’s varsity rugby team competing against the best university and premier rugby programs in Canada. After graduating law school, she continued playing rugby for many years. For more than a decade, she served as captain of the women’s premier team and women’s rugby program at the Meraloma Rugby Club and she represented British Columbia in national competition. The skills she learned and relied on when competing such as work ethic, dedication, competitiveness, resilience and the ability to perform under pressure are fundamental to her law practice and the approach she takes when advocating for her clients.
Ms. Small spends her time outside of the office with her partner and their young children (Mattea and Miles). She also enjoys staying active, as well as watching and coaching rugby.