Kamloops lawyer John O'Fee appointed Queen's Counsel

By James Peters
December 18, 2015 - 2:32pm Updated: December 18, 2015 - 5:36pm

KAMLOOPS — A Kamloops lawyer and former city councillor has been given the Queen's Counsel designation by the provincial justice ministry.

John O'Fee is one of 39 lawyers across the province appointed for the designation.

In addition to his time as a City of Kamloops councillor, O'Fee is a former school trustee and CEO of the Tk'emlups Indian Band.

His legal practice has focused on First Nations real estate law.

According to the province, the QC designation is conferred on lawyers "to recognize exceptional merit and contribution."

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