Experience

Carolyn is a tax and corporate lawyer practicing in Calgary. She was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2013. Her focus is primarily in corporate and personal tax planning, tax-efficient corporate transactions and reorganizations including the separation of corporate matrimonial property, mergers and acquisitions of private corporations, tax dispute resolution, and wills and estates. She has a particular interest in planning for private corporations, including unanimous shareholder agreements, transition planning, owner retirement, and employee buy-ins.

She has appeared in front of the Tax Court of Canada as well as the Provincial and Superior Courts of Alberta.

Carolyn has completed the CBA Tax Law for Lawyers program and is currently enrolled in the CPA In-Depth Tax Course with an expected completion date of 2017.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Awards

  • Alistair Fraser Scholarship, Schulich School of Law, 2010
  • Entrance Renewable Scholarship, Dalhousie University, 2005-2009