Patricia Olyslager completed her law degree at the University of Calgary and was called to the bar in 2000. Patricia completed her articles with Parlee that same year. She then moved on to another firm and rejoined Parlee in 2013, becoming a Partner in 2019.

Patricia’s practice primarily focuses on litigation, specializing in insurance coverage and defence, disability, product liability, and commercial litigation.

Prior to attending law school, Patricia received a degree in nursing from the University of Calgary, and spent a number of years working at the Foothills Medical Centre in Critical Care.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member at Large, National Canadian Bar Association Insurance Law Section
  • Member, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA)
  • Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers Association
  • Nursing Alumni


  • Volunteer, Calgary Legal Guidance
  • Volunteer, United Way