Cassandra Sutter, Associate

Cassandra Sutter

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Principal Practice Areas

  • Commercial Disputes (domestic and international
  • Contractual Disputes
  • fraudulent Conveyance
  • Enforcement Claims
  • Property Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Landlord-Tenancy Disputes
  • Class Actions
  • Defamation
  • Employment Law

Cassandra was born and raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta. In 2013, Cassandra obtained her J.D. from the University of Calgary Law School, where she achieved Dean's List standing. Prior to law school, Cassandra obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree (with distinction) in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of Alberta and worked as a Rail Traffic Controller.

Cassandra first joined Jensen Shawa Solomon Hawkes LLP as a summer student in 2012, continued on with her articles upon graduation, and has developed a general practice in civil litigation.

Her practice areas include commercial disputes (domestic and international), contractual disputes, fraudulent conveyance and enforcement claims, property litigation, professional negligence, landlord-tenancy disputes, class actions, defamation, and employment law.

While at JSS Barristers, Cassandra has successfully represented individuals and corporations at all levels of Court in Alberta, including as lead counsel for trial at the Court of Queen's Bench and the Alberta Court of Appeal. She has also successfully represented clients before administrative bodies, beginning from the initial complaint and investigation, through the tribunal appeals and ultimately judicial review.

Cassandra frequently volunteers her time within the legal community, including the Court of Queen's Bench Amicus program, U of C Law School mooting program and block week, and Calgary Legal Guidance. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, the mountains and various outdoor activities, and is an avid dog lover.