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Taylor
Thiesen

Associate

TEL (780) 497-3343
EMAIL

Education

University of Alberta, B.A. (with Distinction)
University of Alberta, J.D. (with Distinction)

Bar Admissions

Alberta, 2020

Taylor maintains a general practice, with a focus on litigation.

His work includes tort and contract disputes, defamation, employment and human rights, construction, debt collection, administrative law, and municipal enforcement matters.

Taylor completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Alberta in 2019, where he was awarded the gold medal for graduation at the top of his class. Prior to joining RMRF Taylor articled as a law clerk at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and previously worked as a summer student with the in-house legal team at PCL Construction.

During law school, Taylor sat on the editorial board of the Alberta Law Review, acted in the annual “Law Show” theatrical production, and was co-president of the Runnymede Society student group. His interests and hobbies include “ultra-utilitarian” cooking, amateur theatre, Dungeons & Dragons, and the literary work of P.G. Wodehouse.

Education

University of Alberta, B.A. (with Distinction)
University of Alberta, J.D. (with Distinction)

Bar Admission

Alberta, 2020

Awards


Horace Harvey Gold Medal in Law (2019)


Mr. Justice William G. Morrow Memorial Prize (2019)


Adams Trust Oil and Gas Prize (2019)


George H. Steer Scholarship (2018)


Blake, Cassels and Graydon Scholarship (2017 & 2018)


Faculty of Law Undergraduate Scholarship (2017 & 2018)


Merv Leitch, QC Prize (2017)


Dr. Hazel Rutherford McCuaig Prize in Property Law (2017)


Sydney B. Woods, QC Memorial Prize in Constitutional Law (2017)


Ogilvie LLP Scholarship in Law (2016)


Dentons Canada LLP Entry Scholarship (2016)