Focused on solutions.
Focused on solutions.
Focused on solutions.


Where the client comes first. We look forward to working with you.

Local Service with a Broad Reach

Jaimie Kidston Law Office serves clients throughout British Columbia, as well as those outside the province with matters connected to B.C.

We are available by phone, email, and video-conference for those times when geography gets in the way.


Estate Litigation

Construction and Employment Disputes

Personal Injury, Accident & Sexual Assaults

Corporate, Commercial & Business Disputes

Wills, Estate Planning and Probate

Property Disputes, Easements, Liens, Foreclosures

First Nations Law

Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Arbitration

Equine Law

Strata Law



Jaimie Kidston

Jaimie Kidston

Jaimie Kidston started her career in the Cariboo and moved to beautiful Penticton in 2013. Jaimie helps her clients resolve disputes in estates, construction, corporate and real estate transactions. She assists clients who’ve suffered personal injuries including those dealing with ICBC. She will guide you through getting a will or power of attorney made, and she enjoys helping in any aspect of equine law.

Jaimie has represented clients in BC Supreme Court, BC Small Claims Court, the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the Employment Standards Tribunal, and in mediation. Jaimie is a governor of the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C., past Chair of the Okanagan Civil Litigation section of the Canadian Bar Association, and has given lectures on estate law at Okanagan College.

Outside the office, Jaimie is an avid competitor in the Olympic equestrian sport of Eventing. She sits on the Safety and Young Riders Selection Committees of Horse Trials B.C.

Practice Areas

  • Construction and Employment Disputes
  • Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Arbitration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Equine Law
  • First Nations Law
  • Personal Injury, Accident
  • Wills, Estate Planning and Probate
Lindsey Richardson

Lindsey Richardson

Lindsey Richardson has always called the Okanagan home and is happy to be building her legal career in Penticton. Lindsey enjoyed more than six years working in the Okanagan wine industry prior to obtaining her Juris Doctor from Thompson Rivers University. Lindsey worked at Jaimie Kidston Law Office for three years prior to her call to the British Columbia Bar.

Lindsey’s practice areas cover civil litigation, wills, estates, corporate and family matters. She has represented clients in BC Small Claims Court, Federal Court, and BC Supreme Court matters. Lindsey was a contributor on an Estate Law paper for the Trial Lawyers Association of BC in 2021. Although she enjoys representing her clients in court, Lindsey understands the importance of alternative dispute resolution and, when appropriate, pursues these avenues with her clients.

Lindsey is a past board member of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association and holds her WSET Level 3 Certification, attained in Florence, Italy. Outside of the office, Lindsey enjoys a good cheese board and spending time outdoors with her spouse and daughter.

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Jaicee Payette

Jaicee Payette

Jaicee Payette grew up in the Okanagan, leaving only for brief period to complete her law degree and articling year. Jaicee obtained her Juris Doctor from Thompson Rivers University and articled at a large firm in Vancouver prior to being called to the British Columbia bar.

Jaicee assists clients in a wide range of matters including estate litigation, estate planning, family law, strata law, construction, small claims, and property disputes. Jaicee is a strong advocate for her clients, and has represented them in Small Claims, Provincial Court and Supreme Court proceedings, as well as in dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration. Jaicee was a contributor to CLE BC’s Annual Review Law & Practice, Copyright law chapter, CLE BC’s Family Law Practice Manual, a Trial Lawyers Association of BC paper titled “Turning up the Heat at the Intersection of Estate and Commercial Litigation” authored by Amy Mortimore KC, and a Lexis Nexis article addressing retroactive child support variations.

Prior to attending law school, Jaicee was a competitive level dance instructor in Lake Country, BC for close to a decade, and she continues to be involved in the Okanagan dance community. She thoroughly enjoys the Okanagan lifestyle, including touring the region’s wineries, and taking advantage of staying active outdoors.

Practice Areas

  • Strata
  • Family
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Construction
  • Small Claims
  • Contract Disputes
  • Property Disputes

Community Involvement

  • Director for the Penticton Secondary Schools Bursary & Scholarship Foundation
  • Member of the South Okanagan Women in Need Society
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association Young Lawyers Executive
Doug Springford

Doug Springford

Doug’s practice has spanned more than 30 years and includes business, corporate commercial, real estate, wills and estates, First Nations business law, land and taxation. Doug practices mainly in Kamloops while also delivering services to Penticton clients remotely and in person.

Doug belongs to the Law Society of British Columbia, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Kamloops Bar Association. He instructs at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology in areas of Business Law and Economics, is a director for the Oncore Seniors Society, and a four time Roy Hobbs World Series baseball champion. Doug has four grown children and he is also a proud grandfather. His website is stewartspringford.ca.

Practice Areas

  • Banking and Secured Lending
  • Corporate, Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Estate Planning, Wills and Estates
  • First Nations Law
  • Real Estate and Property Development
  • Taxation and Wealth Preservation
Larry Halbauer

Larry Halbauer

Larry D. Halbauer was a stalwart of the Penticton legal community for over 40 years. He retired in 2016 and sadly passed away in November 2019. Larry’s mantra was “The client comes first” and we strive to continue in that tradition.
Amelia Boultbee

Amelia Boultbee

Amelia started her career in Vancouver as a litigator specializing in professional negligence, civil litigation and insurance defense. Born and raised in Penticton, Amelia is thrilled to return to her hometown as a general services practitioner, offering family law, wills and estates, dispute resolution services and corporate/commercial law.

Amelia has represented clients at the BC Supreme Court, Small Claims, various tribunals and the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Amelia prides herself on resolving matters out of court where possible, and providing holistic legal services to her clients. Amelia clerked at the British Columbia Supreme Court where she worked directly with judges and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association.

In her spare time Amelia enjoys skiing and sailing and volunteers with Access Pro Bono, providing legal services to underserved members of the community. She sits on the board of the South Okanagan Women in Need Society and the Sustainability Committee for the City of Penticton.

Practice Areas

  • Dispute resolution
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Family law
  • Elder law
  • Cyber harassment
  • Personal injury, accident
  • Municipal law
  • Regulatory law


Welcoming New Faces

New Faces at Kidston Law: Welcoming Lindsey Richardson and Jaicee Payette Jaimie Kidston Law Office, nestled in the heart of […]

Newly Minted Lawyer

We are proud to announce that Lindsey Richardson is now a fully qualified lawyer, having completed her term as an […]

Lindsey Richardson Successful at Trial

We are pleased to have helped our clients win their construction dispute following a 3-day British Columbia Provincial Court trial. […]

Welcome Lindsey Richardson!

We are thrilled to welcome Lindsey Richardson as an Articled Student! Lindsey recently received her law degree from Thompson Rivers […]

Will Made After Stroke Found to be Valid

An 84-year old father made a new will after suffering from a stroke and some age-related deterioration. His oldest daughter […]

Victory for Landowners After 26 Years

We are pleased to have helped our clients win their battle with a trespasser after a 2-week trial in BC […]

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Ellis Professional Building
203 – 383 Ellis Street
Penticton, B.C. V2A 4L8

Phone: 250-492-4400
Fax: 250-492-7395
Email: [email protected]

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