Cates Ford Oien Epp currently employs nine lawyers, an articled student, 15 support staff and expects to expand further.
Cates Ford Oien Epp is a Kamloops-based law firm with expertise in personal injury, wills and estates, family law, civil litigation, criminal defence, business law and real estate law for Kamloops and surrounding area residents.
We Do Things Differently
We are a client-focused organization of legal professionals oriented toward growth while empowering our clients to make intelligent and informed decisions by educating them to understand the law and local practice. We focus on being a standard for excellence in our respective fields of law and invest in the future – constantly striving to make the Firm better tomorrow than it is today.
Part of Kamloops’ Heritage
While our firm name is new, we have deep roots in the community, having been founded in 1908 by Ashcroft native, Fredrick Temple Cornwall. Since its humble inception as Mr. Cornwall’s sole practice, the firm has built and maintained a reputation for excellence in the Kamloops region. For more than 120 years, our people helped shape the history of our city. Cates Ford Oien Epp professionals have played key roles in many of British Columbia’s most important cases, landmark transactions, and esteemed legal and political roles. We have successfully represented clients across the province in key industries and at every level of court from municipal to supreme. Every day, our legal professionals recommit to our tradition of excellence by creating and delivering innovative and effective client solutions.