Trina Brubaker

Trina Brubaker


Trina Brubaker practices in the areas of Wills & Estates and Real Estate.  She works with clients in completing residential and commercial real estate transactions, estate planning and administration of estates, and the incorporation of businesses and other corporate matters. 

Trina’s litigation practice focuses primarily on estate litigation. This includes advocating on behalf of her clients in the courtroom, and assisting clients in resolving disputes and reaching settlements.

Trina was called the bar in May 2013, and has appeared in both the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia.


About Trina

Trina commenced articles with Johnston Franklin Bishop in 2012, and was called to the bar in May, 2013. Prior to attending the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law, and obtaining her J.D. in 2012, Trina completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Creative Writing at Malaspina University-College (now Vancouver Island University)

While attending the University of Victoria, Trina sat on the Faculty Advisory Committee, participated in the Legal Information Clinic, and represented UVIC in the ABA Negotiation Competition and the Canadian National Mediation and Advocacy Competition. She also participated in an exchange semester at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

Trina currently serves as the Secretary and Past-President of the Nanaimo-Oceanside Rotary Club, the Secretary for the Canadian Bar Association Solicitor’s General Practice – Vancouver Island subsection, and as a committee member for the Nanaimo Foundation. She presents regularly on real estate and estate planning topics, and was a guest facilitator for the ReMax Real Estate Licencing 101 course. Trina was a recipient of a 2015 Vancouver Island Top 20 Under 40 Award, recognizing business and community achievement.

Trina has also served as the 2014-2015 Membership Director for the Young Professionals of Nanaimo, the Co-Legal Services Chair for the 2014 Nanaimo B.C. Summer Games Society, and as a board member for the Business for a Better Nanaimo 2014 Dinner of Light and the 2013 Connect V.I. Conference. Originally from Lake Cowichan, Trina graduated from Lake Cowichan Secondary School and maintains a close connection with the Cowichan Valley.



Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

Canadian Bar Association

Law Society of British Columbia



You can contact Trina at 250.756.3823 (extension 226) or by e-mail at