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. 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. Gillian has been recognized in the peer-reviewed list, Woodward White’s Best Lawyers in the area of Personal Injury Litigation since 2018.
A past chair of the Canadian Bar Association Alberta Law Conference, Gillian is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Insurance Law Sections. She has volunteered with the Alberta Diabetes Foundation (ADF) since 2007; participating in and organizing its Halloween Howl Fun Run/Walk Event. She joined the Board of the ADF and has acted in many roles on its Governance, Finance and Funding Committees. Gillian was Chair of the Board of Directors from 2017 to 2020 and continues to remain on the Board as Past Chair and as a Director.
Outside of the office, Gillian enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and gardening.