University of Calgary, JD


St. Francis Xavier University, BA (with distinction)

Law Society of Alberta

Canadian Bar Association

Calgary Bar Association

Association of Women Lawyers

The Advocates’ Society

Faculty of Law tutor for the Civil Procedure course

University of Calgary - Winter 2019

Charlotte currently volunteers with the ID Clinic at Calgary Legal Guidance and as an advising lawyer at Student Legal Assistance.

Charlotte Stokes

Charlotte Stokes is an Associate at JSS Barristers.

Her civil litigation practice focuses on class actions, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in class proceedings. She has experience representing clients in class actions at the Alberta Court of King’s Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, and the British Columbia Supreme Court.

Charlotte’s class action experience has given her comprehensive knowledge of the features of this unique area of civil litigation.

Charlotte also maintains a general civil litigation practice which includes corporate and commercial disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency, and estate litigation and administration.

Additionally, Charlotte is the editor of the JSS Barristers Rules of Court Newsletter, which is published quarterly with the help of many of the lawyers and staff at JSS Barristers.


Prior to her articles, Charlotte received her JD from the University of Calgary in 2015. Before attending law school, Charlotte obtained her BA, with distinction, in history and political science from St. Francis Xavier University.


Charlotte volunteers with the Calgary Legal Guidance ID Clinic, and as an advising lawyer with Student Legal Assistance, where she was heavily involved during law school.

She was previously a sessional instructor/tutor for the Civil Procedure course at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.


"Defendants are entitled to "poke the bear" without worrying about the consequences of Rule 4.33"

JSS Barristers.ca, March 1, 2024 
Co-Author (with Giovanni Perri)

"Part 7 of Rules of Court Continue to be Underutilized"

JSSBarristers.ca, February 2, 2021
Co-Author (with Daniel Gryba)

"The Delay Rules in a World of Suspended Limitations"

 JSSBarristers.ca, September 16, 2020
Co-Author (with Gavin Price)

Speaking Engagements 


Calgary Legal Guidance “Law at Your Library” series: “Small Claims Court” - May 27, 2019