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Biography

Anita is an Associate at Carbert Waite LLP. She began her articles with Carbert Waite LLP in August 2020 after graduating from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Law. Prior to attending law school, Anita obtained her Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences with a major in Land Reclamation. She also worked at Environment and Climate Change Canada where she was involved in the regulatory approval process for large-scale resource development projects.

While in law school, Anita completed a clerkship course with the Provincial Court of Alberta and participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Anita was also actively involved in the student community and participated in several clubs and events, including Law Show, a long-standing theatrical production put on by law students aimed at raising funds for a local charity.

Anita continues to volunteer with the Pro Bono Students Canada’s Civil Claims Duty Counsel and Queen’s Bench Amicus programs where she assists self-represented litigants navigate their legal claims and prepare for court appearances. She is fluent in Polish.

Education

  • University of Alberta (BSc., With Distinction, 2017)
  • University of Alberta (J.D., 2020)

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association

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