Michelle represents unions and individual clients in labour, employment, and human rights matters. She has appeared before various boards and tribunals and all levels of court in Alberta. Michelle has presented at conferences and seminars on a wide variety of labour related topics including workplace privacy, family status discrimination, random drug and alcohol testing, and the duty of fair representation.
Michelle articled with Chivers Carpenter in 2010 and joined the firm as an associate in the summer of 2011. Prior to joining Chivers Carpenter, Michelle worked as a researcher for the Alberta Federation of Labour and Victory Square Law Office, a union side labour law firm in Vancouver. Michelle graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. During law school, Michelle received numerous awards including the Labour Relations Book Prize and the Alberta Law Foundation Award.
- Admitted to the Bar of Alberta – August 2011
- LLB, University of Alberta, 2010
- B.Ed (secondary), University of Alberta, 2006 (with distinction)
- Executive Member, Labour and Employment Section, CBA North
- Member, Administrative Law and Constitutional Law Sections, CBA North
- Member, Constitutional Association of Labour Lawyers
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