Kris Israel

Associate Calgary, T: 403.538.5045 F: 403.538.5049

Tonya Pauw Assistant 403.538.5041 x344 tpauw@mathewsdinsdale.com

Biography

Bar admission

Law Society of Alberta

Education

University of Western Ontario, BA. (Hons.) with Distinction
University of Western Ontario, LL.B.

Membership and affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association- Labour and Employment Law Alberta South Section

Profile

Kris joined Mathews Dinsdale as an Associate in January 2015.  He provides employers with strategic and timely advice in a wide range of workplace law areas, assisting them with understanding the legal rights, risks and obligations of the employment relationship.

Before joining Mathews Dinsdale, Kris practiced at a leading Calgary labour and employment boutique and then with an international, full service firm in its labour and employment department after the two firms merged.  Prior to relocating to Alberta in 2009, Kris completed his Articles at a full service firm in Cambridge, Ontario. Kris earned an LL.B. degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario after earning his BA. (Honors) with Distinction in English combined with political science from the same institution.

Kris served as an executive member of the Canadian Bar Association Labour and Employment Law – Alberta South Section from 2012 to 2019, including in the position of Chair.  While attending law school, Kris received the Dr. Allison H. Johnson Award for top standing in Jurisprudence.

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