Kristen Douglas, BA, LL.B
Phone: 705.527.4555 x. 9544
Kristen Douglas joined Ferguson Deacon Taws LLP in 2021. She was called to the bar in February 2002 after graduating from the University of New Brunswick (LLB, 2000), the University of Kent at Canterbury (LLB, 1998), and Queen’s University (BA, 1996).
As a business lawyer, Kristen’s practice focuses primarily on corporate and commercial matters, as well as associated commercial real estate and estate planning for business owners. She enjoys advising businesses on day-to-day legal issues that arise and on proactive operational risk management.
Prior to joining Ferguson Deacon Taws LLP, Kristen spent nearly 15 years working as in-house counsel for Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood, where she was responsible for managing all legal, insurance, operational risk management, and security matters. In 2014, her role expanded to include the management of all litigation at numerous ski resorts owned by Intrawest ULC in Canada and the US. This in-house experience enabled Kristen to gain invaluable insight into the needs of businesses and their owners and operators.
Raised in Midland, Kristen now lives in Collingwood with her husband and two children. She has enjoyed serving several terms on the Board of Directors for My Friend’s House in Collingwood over the years.