Staff Bios

Tony was born and raised in Vancouver, and currently resides in Burnaby. He was married in 1991 and they have three children.

Tony graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1985 with a double major in Business Administration and Economics, and from the University of Victoria law school in 1988. He has been a member of the Law Society of British Columbia since 1989.

After working in a mid size downtown Vancouver law firm, Tony joined a small law firm in Port Coquitlam. In 1991 Tony, along with two partners started Bell Marsden Spagnuolo Legal Offices. This firm has evolved over time into Spagnuolo and Company.

Tony is a Past President of the Chamber of Commerce serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. He is also a past Director of the Mortgage Brokers Association of British Columbia, the Coquitlam Foundation, the Foundation for St. Thomas More High School and Burnaby Minor Lacrosse. He has donated time and money in the past to Habitat for Humanity, The Looking Glass Foundation, the Huntington Society of Canada, Union Gospel Mission, dozens of local kid’s sports teams and countless other worthwhile causes.

Tony participates in a number of sports, including golf, hockey, mountain biking and squash. Of course, he is no good at any of them. When not in the office, which is normally the case, he can be found being involved in his family’s activities, in particular coaching all three children at various times in lacrosse, soccer and hockey. Poor kids! They want a good coach for once.

Feel free to contact Tony directly at 604-777-7406.

Dick was born in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and raised in the Lower Mainland. He currently resides in Richmond with his wife and three sons. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and his law degree from the University of British Columbia. He was called to the bar in 1992.

Dick has been a director of the Hamilton Community Association since 1994. He has been a supervising lawyer with the UBC Law Students Legal Advice Program since 1998 and a volunteer lawyer with the Access Justice Pro Bono Clinic since 2001. He has volunteered with the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC since 2002 as a course presenter on real estate matters and as a contributing editor for the Conveyancing Deskbook.

In his off-hours (and sometimes on) he is an avid runner and has completed four marathons.

Alaine Sutton was raised in Osoyoos, B.C. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law degrees from the University of Calgary. Alaine was called to the B.C. bar in 1997 and practiced in the West Kelowna and Kelowna area for a number of years. Alaine then spent 2 years working for a national accounting firm where she completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In Depth Tax Course.

Alaine’s practice is focused on the areas of real estate law, tax law, business law, and estate planning. Her practice includes real estate conveyance and lending transactions, the purchase and sale of businesses, and the areas of wills, estates, incapacity and tax planning for both individuals and companies.

Since moving to Kelowna in 1996 Alaine has been very active in the community. She has served as a Director for the Westbank and District Chamber of Commerce as well as being a member of the Regional Advisory Committee for Treaty Negotiation. Alaine has also been a frequent presenter on topics relating to business law, tax and estate planning for various businesses and organizations.
When out of the office Alaine enjoys spending time with her young family and many pets.