Jackie Laviolette*

Counsel Calgary, T: 403.351.1114 F: 403.538.5049

Tonya Pauw Assistant 403.538.5044 x344 tpauw@mathewsdinsdale.com


Bar admission

Law Society of Alberta


Carleton University, B.J. (Hons)
University of Western Ontario, LLB with Distinction

Membership and affiliations

Calgary Bar Association
Calgary Legal Guidance Volunteer
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Human Resources Institute of Alberta- CHRP
Law Society of Alberta


Jackie is a skilled advocate and trusted advisor to the firm’s clients. Before joining the firm, Jackie spent fifteen years in-house, most recently as the Associate General Counsel – Labour and Employment for Alberta Health Services. Acting for the largest unionized employer in Alberta, Jackie appeared as lead counsel before Boards of Arbitration, the Labour Board, human rights tribunals and all levels of Court in the province.

Jackie brings her wealth of experience in both health care and education to the firm’s clients in those sectors and others; assisting with mediations, interest arbitrations, certifications and essential services negotiations. She also previously worked as a Labour Relations Specialist for a post-secondary institution, as well as received her articling training at a regional firm that has a specialization in labour and employment.

Jackie takes pride in working with clients to achieve practical solutions that align with their operational goals. She regularly provides advice on policy development and implementation, workplace complaints and investigations, workplace training and general employee relations.

* Denotes practicing through a law corporation.

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