Passionate about
people, law and business

Melissa Briones, LLB, CPHR

Melissa has 8+ years of combined Commercial, Business and Contract Law experience as In-House Counsel in manufacturing, health, real estate development, and broadcast communication industries. She is instrumental in developing strategies to minimize legal risk and ensure regulatory compliance.

She has 6+ years of Human Resources Management experience and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation. Her practice includes Family Law, Civil Litigation, Wills & Estates and Real Estate & Conveyancing.

For fun, she visits ancient sites and ruins and belts out popular Broadway tunes.

Sue Ma


Sue was born and raised in Vancouver and now calls Burnaby home.  She is a Conveyancer and brings with her over 30 years' experience in both residential and commercial real estate transactions.  Sue speaks and understands Cantonese.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, taking long walks, hiking, traveling to warm places and spending quality time with family and friends.

Frederizza Olores

Office Administrative Assistant

Frederizza earned her law degree in the Philippines. She was a teacher for 11 years before moving to Canada.
She is fond of watching K- dramas, listening to music, taking photos and making puns from them.


legal assistant

Ana Marie completed her Master of Laws from Dalhousie University and earned her NCA Certificate of Qualification.   She is a lawyer in good standing in the Philippines, where she practiced Family Law, Corporate Law, and Tax Law.  At Northam Law, she continues to gain experience in the Canadian legal profession as she prepares for articling and eventually becoming a member of the B.C. Law Society.

She enjoys travelling, trying different cuisines, meeting people, and reading historical facts about the places she visits.

Yvette Lucas

Marketing and Office Administrative Assistant

A culture of client obsession.
it's about you.