Tesia completed articling with Parlee in 2023 after having previously worked as a summer student with the firm in 2020. Tesia primarily works in the Intellectual Property group, assisting clients with their patent, trademark, and copyright matters. She also works in general litigation and labour and employment.

During her time in law school, Tesia volunteered with the civil and family division of Student Legal Services, where she provided clients with legal information to navigate their legal issues. In her third year, Tesia worked as a Writing Fellow for the first year Legal Research and Writing Course. Tesia also volunteered with law show as an assistant dance director.

Prior to law school, Tesia earned her bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Alberta, with a major in chemistry and minor in business.

Outside of the office, Tesia enjoys performing with the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers, a hobby that she has cherished since her childhood. Tesia also enjoys skiing, hiking, and eating good food with her friends and family.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association


  • Member, Ukrainian Shumka Dancers
  • Volunteer, Edmonton Community Legal Centre