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Carolynne Burkholder


Carolynne was born and raised in Vanderhoof. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Northern British Columbia, where she was the editor-in-chief of the student newspaper and sat on the Board of Governors. She also holds a master's degree in journalism and worked as a newspaper editor for five years before pursuing a career in law.


Carolynne is the chair of the Board of Trustees for the Prince George Public Library. She also sits as a board member on the UNBC Alumni Association and the Innovation Central Society. In the past, she was a board member for the Duke of Edinburgh Award - BC and Yukon Division and the UNBC Child Care Society.


In 2016, Carolynne was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 by the Prince George Chamber of Commerce.


Her other interests include swimming, crossword puzzles, reading, cooking, personal finance, volunteering and spending time with her husband Peter James and their children Mary and Simon.


As a general solicitor, Carolynne practices in the areas of real property, wills and estates and corporate law. Every second Wednesday, she works out of the Vanderhoof and Fort St. James offices.


Areas of Expertise



  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Northern British Columbia, 2005
  • Master of Journalism, University of British Columbia, 2007
  • Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa, 2014

Contact Information

204-1302 Seventh Avenue
Prince George, BC
V2L 3P1

Tel: 250.565.8000
Fax: 250.565.8001

Toll Free: 1-866-565-8777

2416 Burrard Avenue
Vanderhoof, BC
V0J 3A0

Tel: 250.567.9099

169 Stuart Drive W.
Fort St. James, BC
V0J 1P0

Tel: 250.996.8687

Quesnel, BC

Tel: 250.992.5536

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Heather Sadler Jenkins LLP was named best law firm in the Prince George Citizen Reader's Choice Awards in August 2016.


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