Kathryn E.A. Gilliss, B.A. (Hons.), J.D.
Kathryn was raised here in Estevan, Saskatchewan. She attended the University of Calgary where she received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Political Studies in 2010, completing her Honours Thesis entitled “Harper’s Conservatives & Youth Crime: The Plan, The Delay, The Dialogue.” She completed additional course work at the University of Calgary towards a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society in 2010 – 2011. Thereafter, she attended the College of Law at the University of Calgary, graduating with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree in 2014. Kathryn worked as a summer student at Trobert Law Firm in 2012 and 2013 and returned to Trobert Law in June 2014 for her articles. In May 2015, Kathryn was the recipient of the 2015 Articling Student Proficiency Award, sponsored by the Saskatchewan Provincial Court Judges Association. She was admitted to the Saskatchewan Bar on June 2, 2015. Kathryn’s primary areas of general practice include: criminal defence, civil litigation, real estate, wills and estates, employment law and corporate / commercial. She has appeared before the Provincial Courts of Saskatchewan and Alberta, and the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench.
Away from the office, Kathryn has been a member of many local boards and committees, including: Student Chair and Council Member of the Canadian Bar Association – Alberta and Saskatchewan Branches, Board Member of the Estevan Art Gallery and Museum, Board Member of the Souris Moose Mountain Conservative Electoral District Association, Member of the Kinette Club of Estevan, Chair of the 2006 and 2015 Relay for Life Estevan, Chair of the 2016 Carstars Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History, Volunteer Lawyer with Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan, Member of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association, and Member of the Southeast Bar Association.
During her downtime, Kathryn is a Skate Canada certified Skating Judge and Technical Specialist, travelling to various skating competitions within the province each year. Kathryn and her husband, Dylan, enjoy travelling and spending time with family and friends. Kathryn is also an avid soccer player and golfer.