Emily M. Phillipos
Emily (she/her) is an Articling Student with Bryan & Company. She currently works in all areas of practice and is eager to continue expanding her skills under the guidance of seasoned lawyers.
During her legal studies, Emily was actively involved with the Alberta Law Review and conducted research for several professors. During her last year in law school, Emily was a Writing Fellow and guided a group of 16 first year law students through their Legal Research and Writing Course. Emily has experience with both written and oral advocacy. She participated in the National Labour Arbitration Competition and assisted in coaching the first-place winners of the competition the following year.
Emily is passionate about access to justice and assisting low-income individuals with their legal issues. She was a Dayleader with the Special Initiatives project of Student Legal Services, where she advocated for individuals accessing the Human Rights Tribunal and assisted members of the LGBTQ+ community with legal name and gender changes. During her year long placement at the Edmonton Community Legal Centre, she assisted individuals with applying for AISH, and advocated for them in front of the Citizen’s Appeal Panel when their AISH applications were denied.
Outside of her legal pursuits, Emily is an active member of the Edmonton community. During law school, Emily played on the Panda Bearristers Rugby Club. Outside of the office, Emily is a lifeguard, and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Emily remains committed to making a positive impact on the lives of others through the practice of law.