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Chaylene Gallagher

Bryan & Company LLP
Work Phone: (780) 420-4711

Biography

Areas of Practice

General litigation and contract drafting, in particular commercial litigation, employment litigation, WCB employee work, cohabitation and prenuptial agreements, and estate planning.

Professional Background & Education

BA (English and Psychology), 2012, with Distinction — University of Alberta
JD, 2015 — University of Alberta

Representative Work

Chaylene endeavours to put her clients’ needs first and considers herself a fierce but fair advocate. She prides herself on attention to detail and creative problem-solving, as well as client relations and teamwork. She enjoys growing her body of knowledge with novel challenges and enjoys overcoming obstacles. Her oral advocacy and legal research and writing skills are strong.

Chaylene currently practices mostly civil litigation, resolving issues through the court system, but also has experiences in alternate dispute resolution, including mediations, settlement conferences, and negotiations. Chaylene strives to remain current and active in all firm practice areas, with some specific specializations:

  • all aspects of employment law, with focus in wrongful dismissal and federal corporations;
  • WCB work, as well as all other aspects of labour law;
  • all areas of commercial litigation, with a focus on contractual breaches;
  • defamation claims; and
  • various family and estate work, including preparation of prenuptial and cohabitation agreements, wills, personal directives, powers of attorney, applications for probate, and applications for guardianship and trusteeship

As a junior associate, Chaylene seeks new challenges and Bryan & Company gives her the support to take them on.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & VOLUNTEER WORK

  • Executive Directed Law Show 2015 in her third year of her JD (a law student-run charitable production)
  • Volunteered as a caseworker for both the criminal and civil projects of Student Legal Services throughout her JD
  • Volunteered as a Moot Mentor to first year JD students during her second year of her JD
  • Participated in Law Show in all three years of her JD
  • Organized Bryan & Company Edmonton team for Race Judicata 2015
  • Yearly participant in charity runs throughout the city
  • Yearly participant in the Muscular Dystrophy Wheelchair Dare

Profile

Chaylene is an associate practicing out of the Edmonton office.

WARNING
Before we can provide legal services or advice, we must ensure that we are not in a conflict of interest. Before sending us any sensitive or confidential information please send the names of the other parties involved so that we can determine if we have a conflicting interest. We will then advise whether we are in position to receive your information. Unsolicited information sent in advance of the conflict search being conducted may not be confidential.