About the lawyers
William R. (Bill) Storey
Bill has practiced family law in British Columbia since 1982 and has had his own family law practice in Vancouver since 1984. He has handled all kinds of family law cases, including custody disputes and disputes concerning support and asset division, at all levels of court in British Columbia.
He is a mediator and collaborative lawyer and encourages settlement of family law disputes by agreement whenever possible.
He has a particular interest in child custody cases. He has developed a unique expertise in international child custody cases and in particular cases involving cross-border parental child abduction. He has assisted many parents whose children have been abducted by the other parent to recover their children. He is a trained parenting coordinator and in that capacity he helps parents in difficult custody cases to co-parent their children. He has also acted as a child advocate, representing children in high conflict custody cases and is a member of the roster of the BC Hear the Children Society whose members produce Hear the Child, or Voice of the Child, Reports in custody cases.
He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.
Clea completed her law degree at the University of Toronto in 2011. She worked as the bilingual clerk at the Superior Court of Ontario in Ottawa from August, 2011 to July, 2012. She was called to the Bar in Ontario in June, 2012. She has a longstanding interest in international humanitarian law, and to that end she worked on legal reforms with the International Commission of Jurists in Nairobi, Kenya from August, 2012 to March, 2013. She was called to the Bar in British Columbia in June, 2013.
Upon her return to Vancouver in 2013, Clea began working in family law. She is particularly interested in lessening the impact that separation and divorce have on children. To this end, she promotes settlement through the use of mediation and collaboration in the resolution of family disputes.