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Quality Legal Services in Terrace, Northern B.C.

With over 33 years of experience, Warner Bandstra Brown is one of the oldest law firms in the area. We put our clients and their interests first and our experienced lawyers are available to advise you on everything from family legal disputes to criminal law and defence. 


At the core of our business philosophy lies our dedication to providing quality services. Our integrity and determination towards our clients have helped us establish ourselves as one of the most prominent and trusted law firms in the northwest.

Meet Our Lawyers in Terrace

John Bandstra


  • BA – University of Alberta

  • LLB – University of Victoria

  • Called to the Bar in 1982.

  • Areas of practice: Business law, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, business incorporations, corporate restructuring and real estate.

Fausta L. Mauro


  • LLB – University of Victoria

  • Called to the Bar in B.C. in 1984 and in Alberta in 2010.

  • Areas of practice: Wills and estates, real estate, corporate and commercial.

Laura Cochrane


  • LL.M. (European Law) – Stockholm University, Sweden

  • LL.B. and B.Sc. – University of Otago, New Zealand

  • Called to the Bar in B.C. in 2018.

  • 2012-enrolled Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.

  • Areas of practice: Wills and estates, real estate.

Alayne Fleischmann


  • B.A. Honours Philosophy – University of British Columbia

  • J.D/LL.M – Cornell Law School

  • Called to New York State Bar in 2003, Alberta Bar in 2013 and BC in 2013.

  • Practice: Civil litigation and arbitration, business law, corporate law and contract law.

Jeff Maxwell


  • B.A – Thompson Rivers University, 2012.

  • M.A. (History) – University of New Brunswick, 2013

  • J.D. – Thompson Rivers University, 2019

  • Called to BC Bar in 2020.

  • Practice: Family, criminal and civil litigation.

We provide professional legal services for the following:

Legal Services We Specialize In

While we offer a broad range of legal services for corporate bodies and individuals alike, there are some that our lawyers specialize in. These include:


  • Commercial Law

  • Construction Law

  • Civil Law

  • Collaborative Law

  • Mortgages & Real Estate Law

  • Wills & Estate Law

  • Corporate Law

  • Family Law

  • Criminal Law

  • Property Law

  • Impaired Driving Offences

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Warner Bandstra Brown

Barristers Solicitors Notaries

200-4630 Lazelle Ave,
Terrace, BC V8G 1S6

Main:  250-635-2622

Toll Free: 800-665-5120


Business Hours

Closed for lunch from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Service Area


  • Terrace

  • Kitimat

  • Prince Rupert

  • Smithers

  • Northwest British Columbia


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