Allyson has a general litigation practice with a focus on employment law. Her employment-related work includes assisting clients with developing and drafting employment-related policies and contracts. Her experience in other areas includes aboriginal law and defamation. Allyson has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta and before the Federal Court of Canada. She also has experience pursuing First Nation Treaty benefit claims before the Specific Claims Tribunal.
Prior to attending law school, Allyson had a lengthy career as a journalist for the Edmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald covering Alberta politics and social affairs.
- Law Society of Alberta
- Canadian Bar Association
Professional and Volunteer Activities
- Member of the Board of the Edmonton Community Legal Centre (2005 to present)
- Member of the Board of Pro Bono Law Alberta (2012 to present)
- Member of the 2009-2010 Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission
- LEAF Edmonton, Member of the Person's Day Breakfast Organizing Committee (2015)
Admitted to Bar
- Alberta, 2007
2006 LL.B. (University of Alberta)
1989 B.A. (University of British Columbia)
1982 Journalism (Langara College)