• UBC Sauder School of Business, Executive EducationUBC Business Families Centre, 2015
  • CPA Canada, In-Depth Tax Course, 2005-2007; 
  • CPA Canada, Advanced Tax for the Owner-Manager, 2014
  • University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Laws (LLB/JD), 2004
  • Canadian Securities Institute, Canadian Securities Course, Honours, 2002
    Simon Fraser University, Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing Specialization) with Joint Major in Psychology, 1996


  • Recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in the area of Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyers® in Canada, 2020
  • Committee Member on the UBCP/ACTRA Guardians of Minors Committee, since 2019
  • Past-Chair, BC Canadian Bar Association Wills and Trusts Subsection, Vancouver
  • Past-President, Association of Women in Finance, Vancouver
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioner, since 2017
  • Certified Financial Planner, since 2013

Publications & Presentations

  • Webinar panelist, Know Your Rights, Advance Care Planning Canada, September 2021
  • Presenter, Advance Care Planning Toolkit For Lawyers, CBA Wills & Trusts Subsection, November 2019


  • English
  • Vietnamese (spoken)

Sandy Minh Abley, J.D.

[email protected]

Tel: (604)558-8899 | Fax:(604) 900-2539


Sandy has practiced in the area of estate planning for over 15 years. Her legal background and wealth planning experience with large financial institutions have equipped her to provide comprehensive estate planning recommendations and guidance to her clients. Sandy is a designated member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is recognized by her peers and industry as a senior practitioner in this field. In addition, Sandy is also a Certified Financial Planning Professional.