Athena has been providing innovative and affordable legal services to the Sunshine Coast since 2007. Prior to moving to the Coast in 2005, she earned a Bachelor of Laws with distinction from the University of Saskatchewan (2004) and went on to clerk with the Court of Queen's Bench in Regina, Saskatchewan. Athena also received a Bachelor of Arts (Crim/Psyc) from Simon Fraser University (2001). She was admitted to the Saskatchewan Bar in 2005 and the British Columbia Bar in 2006.
Athena shares her coastal/farming lifestyle with her three young children and local veterinarian husband. She is involved in a number of community activities and enjoys creative writing, photography and holds a first degree black belt in Shotokan Karate.