Charlotte Stokes, Student-At-Law

Charlotte Stokes

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Charlotte worked as a summer student at JSS Barristers in 2014, subsequently articled with the firm, and joined JSS Barristers after being called to the Alberta Bar in 2016. Prior to her articles, Charlotte received her JD from the University of Calgary. While at law school, Charlotte was heavily involved in Student Legal Assistance where she volunteered all three years of law school. During that time, she managed several client files, and gained experience in the areas of criminal, family, bankruptcy, and civil law. Charlotte also acted as a mentor for first year students at Student Legal Assistance. Before attending law school, Charlotte obtained her BA with distinction in History and Political Science from St. Francis Xavier University. Charlotte has lived temporarily in a number of places around the world, either working or attending school, including in Ottawa, London, Tuscany, and Hong Kong.

Charlotte has represented clients at both the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, and at the Provincial Court of Alberta, where she has been successful at trial. Charlotte has a general practice in civil litigation with particular interest and experience in contractual disputes, negligence, corporate and commercial disputes, class action, defamation, insolvency, and estate litigation and administration.

Charlotte is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Association of Women Lawyers. Charlotte currently volunteers with the Court of Queen’s Bench Amicus program, Calgary Legal Guidance, and as an advising lawyer at Student Legal Assistance. Charlotte is also involved in the publication of the JSS Barristers Rules of Court Newsletter.