Kate Andrews earned her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Calgary in 2009, after completing a Bachelor of Arts at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Following law school, Kate clerked for the Alberta Court of Appeal and was called to the Alberta Bar in 2011.
Kate has broad experience in civil and commercial litigation, as well as administrative proceedings. Her practice includes construction and contractual disputes, negligence and tort claims including defamation, property litigation, employment, and shareholder disputes, among others. Kate has represented clients at all levels of court in Alberta, as well as the Federal Court and a number of administrative tribunals. She brings a practical, results-oriented approach to dispute resolution, with a focus on each client’s individual priorities.
Kate’s volunteer activities include chairing the Board of Directors for Closer to Home Community Services, a Calgary-based children’s agency. She is also one of the founding members of LEAD Alberta, an organization promoting equity, access, and diversity in the Alberta legal profession. Kate is a practice judge with the University of Calgary Jessup and Court of Appeal moot teams, and also judges the McGillivray moot.
In her spare time, Kate enjoys hanging out at the park with her husband and two sons, travelling internationally, and reading.