2016

Alberta

2015

University of Calgary, JD

2010

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 Court of Queen’s Bench Amicus program, at the ID Clinic at Calgary Legal Guidance, and as an advising lawyer at Student Legal Assistance.

Charlotte Stokes

Charlotte Stokes worked as a Summer Student at JSS Barristers in 2014, subsequently articled with the firm, and joined JSS Barristers as an Associate after being called to the Alberta Bar in 2016.

Charlotte has successfully represented clients in trial, both at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and at the Provincial Court of Alberta. Currently, Charlotte has a general practice in civil litigation with particular interest and experience in class actions, corporate and commercial disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency, and estate litigation and administration. Additionally, Charlotte is involved in the publication of the JSS Barristers Rules of Court Newsletter.

Education

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.

Working and attending school has allowed Charlotte to live temporarily in a number of places around the world, including Ottawa, London, Tuscany, and Hong Kong. 

Community

While in law school, Charlotte was heavily involved in Student Legal Assistance where she volunteered throughout all three years of law school. During that time, she managed several client files, gaining 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.

Personal

When not practicing law, Charlotte enjoys traveling, cycling, spending time with her family and friends, and is a budding cinephile. 

Publications

"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