Seveny Scott Lawyer Firm

Karen is a partner at the law firm Seveny Scott where she advises and represents unions and associations before labour relations boards, arbitrators, and the Courts.  Karen also advises and represents individual employees in all aspects of employment law, including wrongful and constructive dismissal claims, and privacy issues.  Karen also maintains a civil litigation practice related to her labour and employment practice. She has appeared as counsel before the Alberta Labour Relations Board, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.  

Karen is a sessional lecturer at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law (teaching Employment Law) and a frequent speaker on labour and employment issues for the Canadian Bar Association and Lancaster House.

Karen also adjudicates and mediates human rights complaints as a Part-Time Tribunal Member for the Alberta Human Rights Commission.

Karen graduated with Distinction from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law, where she sat on the editorial board of the Alberta Law Review and worked as an editor and researcher at the Centre for Constitutional Studies.  After graduating from law school, Karen clerked at the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench and Alberta Court of Appeal prior to entering private practice.

Karen has experience in mediation and collective agreement negotiation and holds certificates in Interpersonal Conflict Resolution and Interest Based Negotiation from the Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society.

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