Michelle S. Boatter

Associate | Vancouver


Portrait of Michelle S. Boatter


Michelle is an associate in both the Social Impact and Real Estate groups. Her practice focuses on both charities and not-for-profit law and real estate law, as well as the intersection of these two areas. She assists clients with a broad range of matters, including corporate governance, tax and regulatory compliance, incorporation, charitable registration, financing, land development, and conveyancing.

Michelle joined Miller Thomson as a summer student in 2021 and concluded her articles with the firm in 2023. Michelle obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Victoria (UVic) and her Bachelor of Arts with distinction from Simon Fraser University.

During law school, Michelle worked with the Department of Justice in their Business & Regulatory Law section and as a legal research assistant for Professor Freya Kodar. Michelle also volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and with UVic’s Law Buddy Program as a student mentor.

Community involvement

  • Volunteer, Law Buddy Program at UVic, 2019-2021
  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Students Canada, 2019-2020
  • Volunteer, Crisis Centre of BC, 2016-2018

Professional memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association

Bar admissions & education

  • British Columbia, 2023
  • J.D., University of Victoria, 2022
  • Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction), Simon Fraser University, 2018