Experience

During law school, Ellery was an active member of the Editorial Board of the Alberta Law Review and was a volunteer with Student Legal Services. Ellery summered as a student with Parlee McLaws LLP in 2009. After graduating law school, she articled at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta before completing her articles with the firm.

Ellery maintains a general litigation practice and is a member of our commercial litigation, insurance litigation and aboriginal law practice groups.

Ellery has experience representing both employers and employees in various employment law matters. She also represents clients in construction litigation, including Builders’ Lien matters. Ellery also maintains a general insurance practice, including insurance defence and subrogation. She has a particular interest in providing advice on coverage disputes. As part of the aboriginal law practice group, Ellery has practiced mainly in the area of specific claims and also provides advice to our First Nations’ clients on various legal issues.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Awards

  • Norman J. Pollock Q.C. Prize in Advocacy (2011)
  • Parlee Scholarship (2010)
  • Alberta Law Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship (2009 & 2010)
  • Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship (2009)
  • Chief Justice S. Bruce Smith Prize (2009)
  • Ogilvie LLP Scholarship in Law (2008)