Karey Brooks, KC, a partner at JFK Law LLP, practises civil litigation with a focus on Aboriginal, constitutional, and administrative law. She has appeared in all levels of court, including in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario. Karey primarily acts for First Nations and First Nations organizations in court and in negotiations with government and industry on matters relating to Aboriginal rights and title, consultation, regulatory matters, including environmental assessments, and general governance matters, including status and membership issues. Karey also has experience in other public law-related work, including with respect to Charter rights, litigation, and public inquiries. Karey has a special concern for ending violence against women and gender discrimination. She acted as Associate Commission Counsel for the BC Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry. In 2019, Karey was recognized as one of the best lawyers in the field of Aboriginal Law in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2016, Karey was awarded the UBC Law School Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, and in 2015, Karey was recognized as one of Canada's legal Rising Stars by Lexpert. Karey has been ranked in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Leading Lawyer in Aboriginal Law since 2017.