Steven joined Parlee McLaws as an Associate upon completing his articles with the firm in 2012. Steven graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 2011 from the University of Alberta, where he was the Co-Editor in Chief of the Alberta Law Review. His areas of practice include commercial and financial services litigation, with an emphasis in commercial and consumer insolvency, debt recovery (both secured and unsecured), pre-judgment remedies, mortgage foreclosures, and the enforcement of civil judgments. Though Steven acts primarily on behalf of institutional and private lenders in such matters, he has also acted on behalf of debtors. As well, Steven has experience in the litigation of builders’ lien matters and disputes involving the resolution of priority claims advanced amongst competing creditors.

Steven appears frequently in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and has assisted in matters brought on behalf of clients before the Alberta Court of Appeal.

Professional Activities


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Edmonton Bar Association
  • Member, International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals



  • Jason Lang Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement, 2004-2008
  • Sally Hansen Memorial Bursary in Law


  • Volunteer, Alberta Pro Bono Lawyers Association – Edmonton Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project