Charlene Le Beau

Charlene was called to the British Columbia bar in 1999. She has primarily practiced family and child welfare law throughout her career. Charlene has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia and has argued a case at the Supreme Court of Canada. 

Charlene has been a contributor and panel speaker at numerous family law and child protection conferences during her career. She has also been a guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia, as well as at Thompson Rivers University. In 2019, Charlene taught the child welfare component of the Professional Legal Training Course for law students at Thompson Rivers University.

Charlene has supported the legal community throughout her career. She was a mentor through the Women Lawyer’s Mentoring Program, and a volunteer at the Access to Justice pro-bono family law clinic. In 2009 and 2010, she prepared the annual updates in child welfare law for the BC Continuing Legal Education Society. Charlene was also an executive member of the family law section of the BC Canadian Bar Association in Kamloops for approximately three years.

Charlene is keenly aware of the sacredness of freedom, and she has a strong sense of justice.

Charlene has also studied Spanish extensively over the years and speaks and writes Spanish with a fair degree of proficiency. Charlene is an avid lover of nature, and enjoys time outdoors, walking and hiking with her dog.  She also loves to read and play word games like Scrabble or Lexulous.

“Freedom lies in being bold.” - Robert Frost