Our Mission

As estates & trusts specialists, we are with you every step of the way. We do the planning for you while you live the way you want to, free of the stress and insecurity of insuring your wealth is in good hands. Our main focus and commitment is on you as the client, with no request or question beyond our reach. The KMK Law legal team aims to go beyond your expectations while providing high quality legal services and support.

Ken M. Kramer, K.C., TEP

Founder and Principal

Ken M. Kramer, K.C. TEP, is the founder and principal of KMK Law, a boutique law firm in downtown Vancouver, BC, providing specialized legal services in the areas of Estates, Trusts, Administration, Elder Law, Estate Litigation and Mediation for over 25 years.

Ken has a unique understanding of the disability community combined with his expertise in the area of estates and trusts law to serve families with disabilities.  He is extremely passionate and a strong advocate for both the disability and seniors communities and greatly appreciates the opportunity to give back to these important groups.  He has served on numerous boards and committees over the past 30 years with a focus on disability and seniors issues.

Outside of the legal field, Ken’s diverse portfolio is significant, and includes serving as the designated representative of the Law Society of BC on the Board of Directors for the Vancouver Airport Authority (“YVR”); a publicly appointed Board Member and Past Vice-Chair of the College of Chiropractors of BC; publicly appointed members of both the Province of British Columbia’s inaugural Provincial Accessibility Committee and Registered Disability Savings Plan Action Group; and as a founding Board Member of Technology for Living, a non-profit organization in British Columbia providing respiratory and technology supports to people with disabilities in the community.  He is also Past-Chairs of the Boards of Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Seniors First BC, BC’s Elder Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Province of BC’s Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board.

One of Ken’s biggest passions has been in the area of home care supports and specifically, the Choices for Support In Independent Living program (“CSIL”).   Ken has led community negotiations and collaborations with the Province of British Columbia for over 20 years.  These discussions have resulted in significant improvements to the CSIL program including, two significant rate increases, culminating in over $25 million being allocated to the home care community in British Columbia.  Ken was also recognized for his service to the community with the distinguished honour of receiving both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 and his Queen’s Counsel designation in 2014.

Legal Team

Geoffrey W. White, K.C. (King’s Counsel)

Estate Counsel for Clark Wilson LLP, Vancouver & Kelowna

Ken Kramer has asked Geoff to assist with his clients and law practice while he focuses on an unexpected health matter.  Ken and Geoff have been colleagues in this area of law for many years.

Geoffrey White has 25+ years of expertise in Will, Estate and Trust matters. He assists clients both at his “heritage” office in Kelowna and as counsel with Clark Wilson LLP in downtown Vancouver. He is recognized by “Best Lawyers in Canada” for his work in estate law.

In addition to his active estate law practice, in which Geoff has advised hundreds of families about planning for the complexities of disability law, he is also an editor of BC’s “Probate & Estate Administration Practice Manual” for lawyers, which is acknowledged as the primary source for all estate matters in the province. Geoff has litigated estate and trust matters at all levels of court including the BC Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. These matters include representation of the Disability Alliance of BC at the Supreme Court of Canada case, in the case of SA v MVHC in 2018 – which confirmed that discretionary trusts are a protected method of providing an inheritance (or receiving a settlement) for person who has a disability.

Geoff has also served as the chair of: the BC Law Foundation, the national Canadian Bar Association – Elder Law, the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners, and various Estate Planning Societies.

Cora L. Lacuadra

Office Manager and Executive Assistant

Cora has worked with KMK Law since it was founded in 1999 and continues to play an important role in handling the business operations and case management at KMK Law.

Grace Sangalan

Legal Assistant

Grace is the legal and personal assistant to Mr. Kramer since 2013 and is a valuable member to the legal team.