Gillian is a civil litigator focused on personal injury law, professional regulation and discipline matters, insurance law (with a special interest in disability insurance claims), and Workers' Compensation Board claims. Gillian has been recognized in the peer-reviewed list, Woodward White’s Best Lawyers in the area of Personal Injury Litigation in 2018 and 2019. After obtaining her B.Comm. (1989) at the University of Calgary and her LL.B. (1992) at the University of Alberta, she was admitted to the Alberta bar in 1993.
A past chair of the Canadian Bar Association Alberta Law Conference, Gillian is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association Civil Litigation and Insurance Law subsections. She has volunteered with the Alberta Diabetes Foundation (ADF) since 2007; participating in and then chairing (2014 to 2016) its Halloween Howl event committee. She joined the Board of the ADF in 2013 acting as vice chair and then Chair of its Governance Committee and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors (2013 to 2017). In 2017, Gillian became Chair of the Board of Directors for the ADF.
Outside of the office, Gillian enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and gardening.