Eleanor Carlson

Eleanor is an associate at Carbert Waite and has been with the firm since she began her legal career. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she obtained a Master’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Victoria and worked for several years in academia as a social science researcher.

 

Eleanor obtained her law degree from the University of Calgary and received the Faculty of Law Silver Medallion for achieving high academic standing and making a significant contribution to her community by leading access to justice programs.

 

Eleanor has a general practice in civil litigation including employment law, contractual disputes, professional negligence, and estate litigation and administration. She also assists clients with estate planning, focusing primarily on wills, personal directives and enduring power of attorneys.

 

Eleanor continues to lead and participate in community service programs. She is a founding director of the Great Bar Band Battle Society, an organization that hosts fundraising events to raise money for access to justice in Calgary. She is also a director on the Board of Accessible Housing and volunteers with the Civil Claims Duty Counsel Program, where she provides free legal advice to self-represented litigants in Provincial Court.

Education

 

University of Alberta (B.A., 2007)
University of Victoria (M.A., 2010)
University of Calgary (J.D., 2015)

Professional Memberships

 

Law Society of Alberta (2016)
Canadian Bar Association
Calgary Bar Association
Association of Women Lawyers

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