Alexandra graduated from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Law in 2012 after receiving a B.A. from the University of Calgary. During law school, Alexandra’s focus was on criminal law, advocacy, and constitutional issues, while volunteering with Student Legal Services to assist Edmonton’s low-income community.
Alexandra was called to the bar in 2013 and completed her articles and 1st year as an associate lawyer with another Edmonton-based criminal defence firm where, in a very short time, she established a significant and growing criminal trial and appellate practice. Alexandra joined DDSG as an Associate in June of 2015. As a fearless and zealous advocate for her clients, Alexandra quickly became a member of the DDSG partnership group as an Associate Partner in 2017 and became a Senior Partner in September 2019.
Alexandra was the 2017 recipient of the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association’s “Top Gunn” award. Alexandra is a sessional instructor with the University of Alberta Faculty of law, co-teaching Advanced Evidence with Kathryn Quinlan each winter term. She regularly presents to lawyers, students, and law enforcement on issues including professionalism, ethics, and substantive legal issues.
Alexandra is also an active community volunteer and believes in the importance of mentorship and giving back to the community. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Jasper Place Wellness Centre and Primrose Place Family Centre, and founded an identification clinic for inmates at the Edmonton Remand Centre.
Alexandra has accumulated significant trial experience in the defence of a wide range of adult and young offender clients, and has a particular interest in the following practice areas:
- Sexual Assault
- Drug Trafficking
- Wiretap Law
- All Assaults Including Domestic
- Mental Health Defences
- Professional Disciplinary Matters
Alexandra has also argued appeals before all levels of court, including the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada and is part of our appeals group.
Whether you are being investigated for a crime, charged with a criminal offence, facing a professional disciplinary matter, or looking to conduct an appeal, Alexandra looks forward to assisting you. She can be contacted by calling our Edmonton office or by email at [email protected].
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