Desiree joined Whitelaw Twining as an associate in 2019 and practices in general insurance litigation. Prior to joining our firm, Desiree worked as an associate at a boutique litigation firm representing clients engaged in disputes in a variety of areas, with a focus on insurance defence. Desiree has advocated at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and Provincial Court of Alberta and at various regulatory bodies and tribunals.
Desiree offers a client-centric approach to advocacy. She is dedicated to achieving positive results in an efficient manner, and enjoys collaborating with clients to develop strategy. Desiree has substantial experience in alternate dispute resolution and is steadfast in assisting clients resolve their claims in creative ways.
When she’s not at work, Desiree enjoys testing out new restaurants and travelling to new places. She also likes to spend time in the mountains hiking, snowboarding and cross-country skiing.
JD, University of Saskatchewan, 2012
B.A. Honours (Political Science), University of Saskatchewan, 2008
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
Called to the Alberta Bar in 2013
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Law Society of Alberta