妮可·菲茨·西蒙 is an associate in our Litigation Group in 卡尔加里, where she maintains a general corporate commercial litigation practice. Prior to becoming an associate, 妮可 summered and articled with 麦卡锡·特劳特.
妮可 received her J.D. from the University of 卡尔加里 in 2018, making the Dean’s List in 2016 and 2018 and receiving several awards. Prior to law school, 妮可 graduated with distinction from the University of Victoria, where she completed her B.A. (Honours) in 英语 Literature and wrote a thesis on the works of D.H. Lawrence.
妮可 volunteers with several Pro Bono Students Canada projects, including the Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project and the Queen’s Bench Amicus Project, which provide free legal assistance to unrepresented litigants. She also volunteers with the Dare to Dream Project and the Elementary School Mock Trial Project, which provide mock trial programs to students at Siksika First Nation and at 卡尔加里 elementary schools, respectively.
During law school, 妮可 volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, tutored students in the Academic Success Program, and was involved with the Faculty of Law’s student newspaper. 妮可 also served on the Executive Committee of OUTlaws, the University of 卡尔加里’s LGBTQ2+ Law Students Association. Outside of law school, 妮可 volunteered with Students for Literacy, a program providing weekly tutoring assistance to students in elementary school, and at a seniors centre assisting individuals living with dementia.
妮可 is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association, the 卡尔加里 Bar Associaion, and the Association of Women Lawyers.
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