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Jessica L. Nelson      |      Associate 

Jessica works with individuals and companies to find creative, practical, and cost-effective solutions to meet their needs. Practicing primarily in the area of Family Law and Civil Litigation, Jessica is passionate about helping clients transition through life events. Jessica recognizes that each client has different needs, and helps guide them in a direction that best suits their ultimate interests by educating and collaborating with them on the procedural and legal implications of their matter.


Jessica encourages clients to settle matters through mediation, negotiation, and by agreement. When that is not feasible, Jessica is adept at appearing in Court on clients’ behalves, having successfully appeared before the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and Provincial Court of Alberta on numerous occasions.


Outside of work, Jessica enjoys spending time with friends and family, outdoor activities, and arts, music, and theatre.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law

    • Custody, access, and parenting

    • Child Support

    • Spousal Support

    • Matrimonial Property

    • Child Welfare Matters

    • Protection Orders

  • Civil Litigation

    • Builders’ Liens

    • Employment

    • Debt Recovery

    • Residential Tenancy Disputes

    • Personal Injury

    • Contractual Disputes

  • Wills and Estates

  • Real Estate

Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Law Society of Alberta

Member, Calgary Bar Association


Juris Doctor, University of Saskatchewan, 2014

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (with distinction), University of Calgary, 2011

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Calgary 2006

Bar Admission

2015, Alberta

Reported Decisions

  • SC v TC, 2018 ABQB 1051

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