Leslie relies on her meticulous preparation when advocating for our clients. Her grasp of the key details of a case inspires confidence in our clients that she will work towards finding the best possible outcome for them.
Leslie practices in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group in the areas of Estate Litigation, Personal Injury and Family Law. She began her articles in June 2018 after graduating from the J.D. program at the University of Calgary and was called to the Bar in July 2019. During law school, Leslie volunteered with Student Legal Assistance and Pro Bono Students Canada. In 2017, Leslie received the Student Legal Assistance – Second Year Volunteer Award for her willingness to take on challenging files and her role as a mentor within the organization. Leslie believes it is important to give back to her community and has also volunteered with Calgary Legal Guidance, Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association and Calgary Reads.
Before attending law school, Leslie obtained a Bachelor of Science with an Honours Specialization in Biology from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Health Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Toronto.
Leslie practiced as a Speech Language Pathologist for four years, primarily in the area of child development. She is familiar with Government of Alberta funding regimes including Program Unit Funding (PUF) and Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD). Leslie brings her experience in child development to her legal practice with a particular interest in matters involving children and those with disabilities.