Deetken is delighted to welcome Chira Perla to our team! Chira joins Deetken as a Senior Associate. Chira has spent the past 16 years helping organizations and people solve complex problems.
Trained as a commercial litigation lawyer, Chira spent five years in private practice in Vancouver and New York, followed by two years focused on development work in New York’s non-profit sector. Prior to joining Deetken, she served as a senior administrator and leader at UBC’s Sauder School of Business and Peter A. Allard School of Law, including five years as Assistant Dean.
Chira holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics (University of Saskatchewan), a Juris Doctor (University of Victoria), and a Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning & Education (University of British Columbia).
Chira spends her time outside of work keeping up with her two very active kids, going for ocean-side runs, baking, and following ethical fashion.