Mr. Don Kawano, QC, was appointed to the Board by the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association in January 2016. He is with Rella, Paolini & Rogers in Cranbrook as their senior civil litigator with more than 35 years of legal experience. A collaborative family law lawyer and an accredited family law mediator, Mr. Kawano was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2012. He is a member of the CBA Law Week Regional Committee, the CBA Court Services Committee, the Law Society Discipline Advisory Committee and the Cranbrook Rotary Club. A director of the Cranbrook Restorative Justice Society, he is also an editor of the JP Boyd Wikilaw project.