Ania Konikowski completed her summer articles at Tevlin Gleadle Curtis Employment Law Strategies in August of 2016. In May 2017 Ania graduated from Thomson Rivers University law school on the Dean’s list. She also won the TRU course prize for the top mark in employment law. After completing the Law Society of B.C.’s bar admission course, she re-joined us as an articling student in August 2017. Ania is currently a full-time articling student and will be called to the BC bar in May 2018.
Ania has assisted with a wide array of matters during her time at Tevlin Gleadle Curtis. She has also had conduct of several of her own files. During her time at the firm, Ania has thoroughly researched Canadian employment law. Ania has demonstrated clearly that she has found the right career path. Her research is thorough, insightful and portrays a wisdom beyond her years of experience. Our lawyers rely upon Ania’s research and abilities and trust her to get to the right answer on every research topic. She has attended examinations for discovery. Ania has also attended several trials and other court matters, gaining experience in:
- wrongful dismissal
- constructive dismissal
- just cause
- invalidating illegal contractual clauses
- cross examinations
- civil procedure
These skills will undoubtedly serve Ania well once she is called to the bar in 2018. Ania is an invaluable team member and provides great benefit to our clients and our lawyers with her diligent legal work.
While at law school, Ania volunteered as a mentor to the incoming first year class in her second and third years of study. In addition to Dean’s list honours and the top mark in employment law, Ania participated in the TRU Law Environmental and Human Rights Negotiations.
Prior to her legal career, Ania completed a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and another Bachelor of Arts in History at the University of Alberta.
During her articling year, Ania had conduct of many of her own files as well. One satisfied customer said: “Ania Konikowski performed an exceptional job representing me in my case… ensuring that I understood both my rights and my options.” See the full review here.