Stephanie Lawless


Stephanie Lawless

Stephanie is a student-at-Law in our Calgary Office.

Stephanie earned her Juris Doctor at the University of Victoria. Prior to law school, she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from University of British Columbia after transferring from San Diego State University where she received the Dean’s Student-Athlete Award as a rower on a Division 1 National Collegiate Athletic Association team. As an undergraduate, Stephanie coauthored an article entitled “The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Inquiry: Meta-genre, Genre Hybridity, and Social Change”, which was published in Volume 31 of the Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing.

Stephanie’s professional experience includes working as a Summer Student at McLennan Ross. She was responsible for drafting court documents, assisting lawyers in questionings and hearings, writing memos, and researching case law in various practice areas. She was also a Legal Researcher for Indigenous Perspectives Society, where she advised social workers on best practices in Indigenous Child and Family Services.

As an active community member, Stephanie served at The Law Centre, a legal aid clinic, where she advocated for clients on, employment, criminal, tenancy, and human rights matters. She has also volunteered her time as an Executive Committee member of ProBono Students Canada as the Communications Coordinator, was an Editorial Member with the Appeal Law Journal, and was the student representative for the Faculty of Law’s Curriculum Committee. Stephanie has also served as a Steering Committee Member for the Canadian Red Cross’ International Humanitarian Law Conference where she organized seminars for continuing legal education.

In her free time, you can find Stephanie running along the Bow River, freediving in Lake Minnewanka, or hiking in the Rockies.