Ken M. Kramer, Q.C., TEP
Ken M. Kramer, Q.C. is the founder and principal of KMK Law, a boutique law firm in downtown Vancouver, BC, providing specialized legal services in the areas of Estates, Trusts, Administration, Elder Law, Estate Litigation and Mediation for over 25 years.
Ken has a unique understanding of the disability community combined with his expertise in the area of estates and trusts law to serve families with disabilities. He is extremely passionate and a strong advocate for both the disability and seniors communities and greatly appreciates the opportunity to give back to these important groups. He has served on numerous boards and committees over the past 30 years with a focus on disability and seniors issues.
One of Ken’s biggest passions has been in the area of home care supports and specifically, the Choices for Support In Independent Living program (“CSIL”). Ken has led community negotiations and collaborations with the Province of British Columbia for over 20 years. These discussions have led to significant improvements in the CSIL program including, two significant rate increases, culminating in over $25 million being allocated to the home care community in British Columbia. Ken was also recognized for his service to the community with the distinguished honour of receiving both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 and his Queen’s Counsel designation in 2014.
Outside of the legal field, Ken’s diverse portfolio includes serving as the designated representative of the Law Society of BC on the Board Of Directors for the Vancouver Airport Authority (“YVR”), a publicly appointed Board Member and Vice-Chair of the College of Chiropractors of BC, and as a founding Board Member of Technology for Living, a non-profit organization in British Columbia providing respiratory and technology supports to people with disabilities. He is also Past-Chairs of Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Seniors First BC, BC’s Elder Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Province of BC’s Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board.
Ken also enjoys spending quality time and travels with his spouse, Cora, and 14-year-old daughter, Victory.