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Welcome to Lysenko Law!

Lilina Lysenko
Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public

Lilina grew up in Fernie, B.C., and currently lives in the Rossland / Trail area with her husband and two children. Lilina attended the University of British Columbia for both her undergraduate and law degrees, and graduated from UBC Law in 2006. After completing her articles in Trail, B.C., she was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2007. Lilina worked with local law firms until starting her own practice, Lysenko Law, in 2012. During her articles, and since she was called, Lilina has focused on Real Estate, Small Business, Estate Planning and Environmental Law. Lilina provides advice to clients around the province both in-person, and remotely.

Lilina is also a lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law’s Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund. More information can be viewed here.



Emily MacKinnon
Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public

Emily hails from a long-time Kootenay family, and grew up between Castlegar and Nelson. A graduate from Stanley Humphries Secondary School, she obtained her bachelors degree in Political Science and Communications from the University of Ottawa before completing her law degree at the University of Victoria. After completing her articles with Lysenko Law, Emily was called to the bar in 2021. Emily focuses primarily on family law, estate planning and litigation, and civil litigation, but also takes on real estate, human rights, and residential tenancy matters. In her downtime, Emily can be found hitting the slopes, camping near one of BC’s many beautiful lakes, or baking treats for her wife and their extremely spoiled dog, Spoon.
Emily is pleased to offer services in English and French, and speaks conversational Italian. Emily provides advice to clients around the province both in-person, and remotely.



Gabriel E. Lando White
Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public

Gabriel was born and raised in Vancouver, B.C., and has completed his articles in Rossland, B.C and has been called to the bar May 2023. After completing his undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia, he received a government scholarship to attend the Shanghai Conservatory of Music where he studied jazz guitar and travelled throughout China for 11 months. Upon his return from Shanghai, Gabriel moved to Montreal, QC, where his work as a legal assistant for an immigration lawyer inspired him to apply to law school. In June of 2022, Gabriel graduated from the Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law. When outside of the office, Gabriel can be found playing either soccer or basketball, skiing, or playing music with friends.

Gabriel is pleased to offer services in English, French, and Mandarin and provides advice to clients both in-person, and remotely.












Elaine Seto
Office Manager / Legal Assistant

Elaine joined Lysenko Law in 2017 and quickly became indispensable. She comes from Alberta with 20 years experience in the administrative field, and is involved in the day to day operations of client files. Elaine is an avid golfer, essential oil enthusiast, and fitness guru.






Emily Haws
Administrative Assistant / Reception 

Emily joined Lysenko Law in 2022 and quickly became an important part of the team. Emily moved to Rossland from her hometown of Orangeville, Ontario in 2019. Emily is a woman of many hats. She graduated from Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario with honors for Visual and Creative Arts, as well as Animal Behavioral College for Veterinary Assistant. She has travelled across Canada multiple times reaching Northwest Territories, Yukon and adventuring into Alaska. When outside of the office, Emily enjoys painting, hiking, and camping with friends





Kelly Mclean   


Originally from Vancouver Island, Kelly has called Rossland BC home since 2009. With a background in healthcare and communications Kelly has now settled into her role as a real estate conveyancer with Lysenko Law since 2021. Kelly is a dedicated mother of four, when not in the office she can be found enjoying the mountain lifestyle with her friends and family.





Office Dogs

Sassafras (Sassa / Sassy)

Sassafras is a border collie x mini Australian shepherd who joined our family as a puppy in June 2019 and belongs to the owner of the firm Lilina. She spends her days at the the office providing clients and staff with stress- relief and cuteness.


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Spoon is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who delights in sitting on clients’ laps, and providing insight on documents from the comfort of her very own office chair. When she’s not at the office, Spoon enjoys napping with her human, Emily.








Luna is a blue heeler and keeps her owner Kelly busy.





Kimberley Office Team 

Donna Andrews   

Administrative Assistant / Reception

Commissioner of Oath

Donna joined the Kimberley office in January 2022 and is originally from Saskatchewan but has lived in Kimberley for 24 years. She lives with her husband and 3 kids, a dog and 2 cats. She has become one of the “Commissioner of Oaths” for the Kimberley office and comes with over 27 years of experience in the administrative field and when not at the office, her family keeps her busy and she loves spending time outdoors.



Kimberley Office Dogs

Rebel is a German Shepherd/Blue Heeler mix and sticks close to her owner, Donna and she is learning to become an office dog. Rebel loves the snow and catching the ball.