legal freelancers team


Betty Garbutt, CHRP

  • Over 3 decades of experience as a  Legal Recruitment Specialist, Director of Human Resources,  Director of Operations, The Legal Freelance Centre.
  • 10 years legal experience in litigation, criminal defence, labour law, corporate records, corporate/commercial, residential and commercial conveyancing, wills & estates, corporate tax, corporate/securities, matrimonial, aboriginal & mediation law.
  • Community-minded; volunteer on public advisory committees for legal courses at various colleges and post-secondary schools for over 20 years.
  • Youth Educator; volunteer trainer and team-builder for female high performance ice hockey athletes as they pursue their goals for Canada’s National Women’s Team.
  • Loves dogs & cats, married, has 2 great sons, throws terrific Christmas parties and has a good sense of humour!
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Robyn Stratton, Legal Recruitment Specialist

  • Over 15 years in legal recruitment with The Legal Freelance Centre
  • Temporary and Permanent Placements, Payroll & Career Advisor
  • Experienced in corporate/securities, law firm reception and administration
  • In her free time Robyn enjoys spending time with her two young children, attending fitness classes and playing and coaching softball.
  • Loves dogs, especially her puggle, Jaxon

Michael T. Brown, Human Resources Assistant

  • Michael first joined the team in 2011 while in University and left to pursue a career in sales split between B2B technology and B2C luxury sales. In 2021, Michael returned to the Legal Freelance Centre and now works full-time assisting the team in all duties ranging from candidate interviewing and canvassing to internal billing and administrative work.
  • Temporary and Permanent Placements
  • Michael graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2013 after competing on the Simon Fraser University Ice Hockey Team and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Media Studies and a Publishing Minor. With a genuine interest in the legal field and being a natural people person, he is working full-time and bettering his sales and client based focused skills in the Human Resource field.
  • A sports fanatic, Michael has a passion for ice hockey and continues to play in several recreational leagues.


And , we can’t forget…. our office team dog

Danielle (Danny) – Woof! Woof! – who keeps us all balanced and laughing!


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