Trillo, Perello & Yates: Trusted Legal Work for Nelson & the Kootenays

Trillo, Perello & Yates, Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries Public are dedicated to our community in Nelson. We treasure our scenic location in the Selkirk Mountains and enjoy The Queen City’s rich heritage as a colorful silver town.

Experienced and Affordable

It is our goal at Trillo, Perello & Yates to contribute to the community by providing experienced and affordable legal services. When you retain one of our lawyers, you’ll gain all the peace of mind expert legal guidance can offer.

Visit our Practice Areas page and take note of the diversity of legal services we offer. At Trillo, Perello & Yates, we’re ready to ensure that your rights under the law are fully protected. Contact us today!

Troy Trillo, HBBA, Juris Doctor

Troy’s practice is focused primarily on solicitor’s work, including Wills and Estates, Corporate & Commercial, and Real Estate law, but he also has a busy foreclosure practice. Originally from Toronto, Troy obtained his undergraduate degree, an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration, focusing on finance and marketing, from Wilfrid Laurier University. In 1999, Troy earned his Juris Doctor from the Faculty of Law at UBC, and articled at Suffredine, Gartner in Nelson, BC. Troy has continuously worked in Nelson since his call to the Bar in 2000.

Troy is active in the community, having been involved with numerous boards and organizations within the area, including coaching the Whitewater Ski Team, serving as a board member of the Osprey Foundation, writing grant applications for the Nelson Nordic Ski Club, volunteering on trail days with the Nelson Cycling Club, as well as various public speaking engagements on the topic of Wills and Estates. When not working, Troy can usually be found skiing with his wife Liz, or on the mountain bike trails once the ski hill closes with Ruby.

Allan Perello, LLB

Alan Perello is a graduate of the University of British Columbia Law School.  He has been called to the bar in Ontario and British Columbia and has acted as Counsel for the Director of Child Protection in both provinces, as well as acting as parents’ counsel in child protection matters in British Columbia.  He is currently Counsel for the Director in the West Kootenay Region.
Mr. Perello is primarily engaged in child protection matters but occasionally is available to act for parties in family matters including property disputes.  Mr. Perello can be reached at 250-352-3135 and

Matthew Yates, LLB, BCom

Matthew Yates graduated with degrees in Law and Commerce from the University of Queensland in Brisbane in 2008. He practised as a lawyer in Australia primarily in personal injury law at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers before moving to Canada in 2011. Matt was called to the British Columbia bar in 2013 and now practises in civil litigation including family law, employment law and estate disputes.

Matt joined the firm in 2015 and is happy to call Nelson home with his Kootenay-born wife, Chelsey. He sits on the board of directors for Nelson Touchstones Museum and Gallery and is also a member of the Kootenay Bar Association. Matt has engaged in a number of community speaking engagements on the topic of employment law. He spends his free time cross-country skiing, camping, barbecuing and hanging with his wife and children.

Photo credit: Kevin Underwood