Shanna is a managing partner and a civil litigator in Bishop & McKenzie’s Calgary office. Her practice emphasizes administrative, personal injury, commercial lease enforcement and employment law. Clients she acts for on a regular basis include those involved in professional disciplinary hearings, as well as property managers, landlords and tenants, and injured plaintiffs.

She has appeared at all levels of court in Alberta and before numerous administrative tribunals. For the Alberta Bar Admission Course she volunteers in the training of articling students on mock chambers applications.

Shanna is known for her candid manner, succinct summaries and take-charge efficiency — all qualities she has perfected as the mother of four sons. When not at work, she is a passionate downhill skier, scuba diver and swimmer.

Bar Admission: 
1988, Alberta Bar
B.Comm. (With Distinction), 1986, University of Saskatchewan
LLB (With Distinction), 1987, University of Saskatchewan
Professional Affiliations: 
Member of the Law Society of Alberta
Member of the Canadian Bar Association and its Civil Litigation, Administrative Law, Personal Injury and Employment sections
Member of the Calgary Bar Association
Member of Southern Alberta Shopping Centre Association (SASCA)
Founding Director of the Association of Women Lawyers (AWL)
Inaugural member of the Calgary Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)