Gwendolyn Stewart-Palmer has been a partner in Shores Jardine LLP since 2007. She has practiced at Shores Jardine LLP since October 2003 after working with the City of Edmonton Law Branch for 12 years. She has been practicing law for over 30 years, focusing in the areas of municipal law, employment/labour law and administrative law.
She provides advice to her municipal clients on all areas which affect municipalities, including bylaw and contract drafting, procedural advice to councils, and providing advice to subdivision and development appeal boards, assessment review boards and other council committees and boards.
She acts for several boards and tribunals providing general advice and advice during the course of hearings. She teaches the Constitutional and Administrative law module for the Senior & Executive Managers’ Development Program and the Legal Environment module for the Management Development Program at the University of Alberta School of Business. She has presented at numerous seminars throughout Alberta.
1985 - Bachelor of Arts (with distinction), University of Alberta
1986 - Bachelor of Laws, University of Alberta
1987 - Admitted to the Alberta Bar
1988 - Master of Laws (with Merit), University of London (London School of Economics)
1991 - Admitted to Law Society of England and Wales
- Member of the Alberta Law Society since 1987
- Member of the Canadian Bar Association since 1987