Oviatt Law is a small general practice law firm in Edmonton. We provide excellent, practical legal services to individuals, businesses and organizations. Our firm provides services in real estate, wills, business law and litigation. We believe in clarity in everything we do, from plain language communication to clear and fair billing. We are in the business of solving problems; let us help you with yours.
Slader was called to the Alberta bar in 2007 and practised at a large firm in Edmonton before founding Oviatt Law in 2010. He is a skilled litigator and negotiator who regularly appears before all levels of court in Alberta. He carries on a broad practice of real estate, wills, builders’ liens, litigation and family law. Slader is practical, creative and level headed. Before his law career, he ran a successful business and obtained a Bachelor of Science in molecular genetics. Slader also speaks Spanish.
Katie was called to the Alberta bar in 2006. Since then, she has worked as legal counsel to the Court of Queen’s Bench and at a large law firm before joining Oviatt Law in 2014. Katie now focuses her practice on labour arbitration and quasi-judicial decision making. She holds the professional designation of Qualified Arbitrator from the ADR Institute of Canada. Katie chairs private arbitrations in Alberta and is appointed to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services arbitrator lists as a grievance arbitrator under Part I of the Canada Labour Code, as an unjust dismissal adjudicator and wage recovery referee under Part III of the Canada Labour Code, and as an adjudicator under the Wage Earner Protection Program Act. Katie is also a tribunal member for the Alberta Human Rights Commission and a hearing panel member for the Real Estate Council of Alberta. She was also a tribunal member for the Subdivision Development Appeal Board for the City of Edmonton. Katie has extensive experience with employment law, professional regulation, privacy and human rights law. She is also a skilled legal researcher and writer. Katie has a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of laws, both with distinction, from the University of Alberta.
Adelyn graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 2016, and completed her articles at Oviatt Law in 2017. Adelyn regularly appears in Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench. She has assisted in multiple long trials, in trial preparation, and in complex mediations. Prior to joining Oviatt Law, Adelyn had a strong background in law, having worked as a summer law student at a large firm, a field practice student in legal research, and as a legal assistant before commencing her articles at Oviatt Law. She gives practical advice to individuals facing family, employment and contractual disputes. Adelyn has strong legal research skills and a particular interest in employment law. Adelyn is also the proud owner of our office dog, Cream Puff.