Kathleen Elhatton-Lake

Kathleen Elhatton-Lake



Kathleen received her Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Standing from the University of Alberta and her Juris Doctor with Distinction from the University of Toronto.

Throughout law school, Ms. Elhatton-Lake was extensively involved in oral advocacy. She has represented both the University of Alberta and the University of Toronto at the World University Debating Championships. She was selected as one of the top four mooters at the University of Toronto to participate in a “Grand Moot” in front of the Honorable Justice Rosalie Abella. She was a finalist at the Canadian Corporate Securities Moot and won top factum.

She worked as a research assistant to Edward Iaccobucci, now Dean of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

She articled with Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto. She was admitted to the Ontario bar in June 2016. She clerked with the Honorable Justice Slatter of the Alberta Court of Appeal from May 2016 to April 2017. She was admitted to the Alberta bar in May 2017 and joined a mid-size Edmonton firm practicing in civil litigation. In August 2018, Ms. Elhatton-Lake joined Shores Jardine as an Associate.

Practice Description

Kathleen practices in the areas of administrative law, municipal law and general civil litigation. She has appeared in Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. She joined Shores Jardine as an Associate in August, 2018.

Professional Activities

  • 2018 – Canadian Bar Association, Coordinator for the Judge Janet Franklin High School Mock Trials, 2018
  • 2017 – Present, Board Member, YWCA of Edmonton

Education & Call To The Bar

  • 2017 – Admitted to Law Society of Alberta
  • 2016 – Admitted to Law Society of Ontario
  • 2015 – Juris Doctor with Distinction, University of Toronto
  • 2012 – Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta

Away From The Office

When not at work, Kathleen enjoys practicing yoga, snuggling dogs, reading and pursuing the best possible baked good in the city.


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