University of Calgary, JD
University of Calgary, BA, Law and Society
Wei is an Articling Student at JSS Barristers. Practice areas in which Wei is involved are real property and real estate litigation; insolvency and restructuring; employment law; charter of rights and constitutional law; and personal injury.
Wei obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary in 2022. During her legal studies, Wei was awarded multiple scholastic awards, including the Justice Morrow Bursary in Law--recognizing academic achievement in law study and superior qualities of integrity, competence and professional conduct in academic and extra-curricular activities. She was also presented the Faculty of Law Bursary. During her time in law school, Wei was an editor for the Alberta Law Review.
Prior to attending law school, Wei completed her Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in law and society, from the University of Calgary. Her academic accomplishments did not go unnoticed during her undergrad, where she was presented the Jason Lang Scholarship. Wei’s law journey then continued during her time in a mid-sized law firm where she worked as a legal assistant.
Wei’s interest in how legal and social systems are interconnected within communities led her to volunteer as Student Case Worker at Student Legal Assistance for two years, and as President at the Animal Justice Association for two years.
Currently, Wei is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (Western Chapter), the Advocates' Society, and the Canadian Bar Association.
Born and raised in China, Wei immigrated to Calgary with her family about 15 years ago. Wei has the ability to communicate, and provide legal advice, in Mandarin - as it is her first language.
As per her volunteer experience, Wei is very passionate about animals - a quality that she embodies in her personal life as well. When she is not busy working, Wei can be found spending time with her dog, gardening, and cooking.