Joseph Oppenheim

Joseph graduated law school in 2003. In 2011 he joined Carbert Waite LLP after practicing with a large regional firm practicing in insurance and commercial litigation. He became a partner of the firm in 2014.  His practice focuses on employment law, commercial litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury litigation. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of Court in Alberta.

 

In his employment law practice, Joseph represents employees and employers in all aspects of the employment relationship, including drafting employment agreements and workplace policies, advising on compliance with employment laws, conducting workplace investigations, representing clients in disability claims and human rights complaints, advising on terminations of employments and negotiating settlements and litigating wrongful and constructive dismissal claims.

 

In his personal injury practice, Joseph represents individuals who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of others. He draws significantly on his past experience in representing insurance companies in the defence of such claims earlier in his career, which has been invaluable.

 

In his commercial litigation practice, Joseph has significant experience representing businesses and businesspeople in a variety of commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, oppression claims, fraud claims and commercial tenancy disputes.

 

Outside of law, Joseph volunteers his time as a Director of an association that provides financial assistance to individuals in financial distress.

Education

 

University of Saskatchewan
(LL.B, 2003)

Professional Memberships

 

Law Society of Alberta (2008)
Law Society of British Columbia (2004-2008)
Canadian Bar Association
Calgary Bar Association

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