Christopher J. Dawson joined McCuaig Desrochers LLP as an associate in 2014 after completing his articles in Victoria, British Columbia. Chris’ primary areas of practice are Family Law, Civil Litigation, Employment Law, and Estate Litigation.
Chris completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Alberta, a Masters Degree in History at the University of Victoria, and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan. His Master’s thesis focused on modern Egyptian history and, while working on his thesis, he lived in Cairo for several months.
Chris is a member of the Bar in Alberta and was called to the Bar in British Columbia. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association’s Family Law, Civil Litigation, and Child & Youth Law Sections in Alberta and is the former Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Real Property Law – Northern Alberta Section. Chris also volunteers as an evening clinic lawyer with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC).