Kelli joined Seveny Scott as a partner in 2016. Her practice includes advising unions and employees in all matters related to labour and employment, such as wrongful and constructive dismissal, disciplinary issues, workplace investigations, harassment, accommodation and privacy. She also has a particular interest in assisting regulated professionals and has represented individuals before regulatory tribunals relating to accreditation and allegations of professional misconduct.
Kelli has a strong background in civil litigation and maintains a litigation practice focused on employment-related matters like unfair competition, misuse of confidential information, privacy and human rights. She has appeared before all levels of Court and various tribunals, before the Alberta Labour Relations Board and before the Alberta Human Rights Commission.
As a student, Kelli was awarded the prestigious William G. Howland Award of Excellence scholarship at Osgoode Hall Law School before returning to the University of Calgary to complete her law degree. While in Calgary, Kelli served as co-Editor in Chief of the Petroleum Edition of the Alberta Law Review.
Kelli is a PMBI certified mountain bike instructor and red wine enthusiast. If she is not in the office, you can likely find Kelli tearing down singletrack on her bike or floating through a powdery glade on her skis, with her husband and young son close behind.
Speaking / Publications
Kelli regularly speaks on work-related topics and has presented for Lancaster House, the Legal Education Society of Alberta and the Centre for Constitutional Studies. She is also a sessional instructor of employment law at the University of Alberta Law School.