Called to Bar: 1997
Stacy has a particular expertise in e-discovery and e-trials, having conducted one of the first civil e-trials in Calgary. Her expertise extends to document management in complex cases. She has published and presented frequently on e-discovery and e-trials including document management in complex litigation.
Stacy was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She was the Managing Partner of JSS Barristers from 2015 to early 2018. She joined JSS Barristers as their first associate over 20 years ago after articling with a major Calgary law firm. Stacy’s practice focuses on civil, corporate and commercial litigation, including professional negligence. She also has experience in class actions and insolvency. Stacy has appeared at every level of the Alberta courts and has conducted and assisted with numerous trials and appeals.
Stacy is an elected member (Bencher) of the Board of Directors of the Law Society of Alberta, the organization that regulates and governs lawyers. She is Chair of the Assurance Fund Adjudication (Finance) Committee and Vice Chair of the Practice Review Committee. She also serves on the Law Society’s Appeal, Conduct, Credentials and Education and Trust Safety Committees, as well as the Innovating Regulation Task Force. She is the Law Society’s appointed member on the University of Calgary, Law Faculty Council. She previously sat on the Law Society’s Finance and Audit and Policy Committees.
Stacy obtained her B.A. in political studies from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law in 1996. She was awarded the Campbell McLaurin Achievement Award, the law school’s silver medal. Stacy has a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge, England. At the University of Cambridge, she studied international public law, international private law, international commercial litigation and insurance law. She was awarded the Viscount Bennett Scholarship and the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Bursary. She is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust.
In addition, Stacy has served the legal profession as a member of the Law Society of Alberta Continuing Competence Committee (2012 to 2014), member of the Southern Alberta Section of the Joint Canadian Bar Association/Law Society of Alberta Legislative Review Committee (2001 to 2011) and Vice-President Seminars of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (2002 to 2004).
Outside of the legal profession, Stacy is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Calgary Arts Development and has previously served as a City of Calgary appointed member of the Calgary Region Arts Foundation (2002 to 2005).
Stacy is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Women Lawyers, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Canadian Bar Association, Calgary Bar Association, The Advocates Society, and American Bar Association.
Updated April 2022