Suzette Narbonne with Terry Intermela

Suzette Narbonne with Terry Intermela, (deceased), the former anti-poverty advocate from Prince Rupert Unemployed Centre Society.

Suzette Narbonne at Legal Services Society lunch

Suzette Narbonne about to give a speech December 2014 at Legal Services Society lunch, being introduced by Harold Clark, Director, Strategic Planning Policy & HR.

Narbonne Law Office

Suzette Narbonne, Lawyer

Curriculum vitæ

Professional Memberships and Activities


BA (Hons) University of Winnipeg (1985)
LLB Ottawa University (1988)
Admitted to Manitoba Bar, June 1989
Admitted to British Columbia Bar, May 1995


Suzette started her legal career as a staff lawyer with Legal Aid Manitoba in The Pas, Manitoba. In 1995 she moved to Prince Rupert, BC where she remained until January 2011. She now makes her home in Sechelt, BC, where she continues to practice as a sole practitioner, primarily in the fields of family law, criminal law and human rights.

While in Prince Rupert, Suzette was on the executive of the Rupert Runners and was very actively involved with other non-profit organizations in Prince Rupert. She was recognized for that community service in Prince Rupert County by the Canadian Bar Association, BC branch, in 2008.

Suzette was also privileged to serve as a governor of the Law Foundation of British Columbia for six years from 2003 to 2009, serving on the following committees during her terms: Child Welfare, Funding Strategies, New Grants, New Initiatives, Special Needs Fund (Chair).

She served as a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia from September 2009 to December 2011 She was appointed to the board of the Legal Services Society in May of 2011.

Currently Suzette is working with the Society for Children and Youth as a contract lawyer at the Child and Youth Legal Centre.

An avid runner, Suzette has completed 27 marathons, including finishing six times in Boston.


around Prince Rupert, BC