Farris LLP: Vancouver's Law Firm

Katherine Melville, LL.B., M.L.I.S.

Director, Library Services

Telephone: 604 661 1715

Facsimile: 604 661 9349

Email: kmelville@farris.com

Katherine is a library professional with 18 years experience in information services. She worked at a large Vancouver law firm for a number of years prior to joining Farris. She manages the Farris Library collections, and provides both legal and business research for the Firm. Katherine also coordinates training sessions for lawyers, students, and staff on Library resources, focusing on topical legal research skills, as well as on the Library’s electronic services.

Katherine is currently Co-Chair of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) Membership Development Committee, Co-Chair of the CALL 2016 Vancouver Conference Planning Committee, a member of the Special Libraries Association, the Vancouver Association of Law Libraries, and of the British Columbia Legal Management Association.

Katherine also serves as member, Board of Directors, for the Starfish Greathearts Foundation Canada, and as a member of the Fundraising Committee for the North Shore Restorative Justice Society.


  • University of British Columbia (LL.B, 2005)
  • University of British Columbia (M.L.I.S, 2008)