Chris K. Jones
My goal is always to help clients solve their current problems and address potential issues before they happen.
Chris is an associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group at McLeod Law. He advises businesses and individuals on commercial disputes and issues with a focus on construction and employment-related matters.
Chris has appeared before all levels of court in the province of Alberta in contested applications, trials, and appeals.
- 2006 University of Lethbridge, BA (with distinction)
- 2010 University of Alberta, LLB
- 2011 Alberta
- Chris helps employees understand their rights in wrongful dismissal claims, non-competition and non-solicitation disputes, and human rights claims. He also advises employers, providing proactive employment law advice on policies, contracts, and disciplinary issues.
- In his construction practice, he has experience working with general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers with builders’ liens, delay claims, deficiency claims, and collections.
- Pott v. Brasso Nissan Ltd., 2015 ABPC 17: Successfully represented a dismissed employee establish his entitlement to pay in lieu of notice following a wrongful dismissal.
- Ho v. Security National Insurance Company, 2015 ABPC 202: Successfully represented the Plaintiff in a dispute between him, his insurer, and the condominium corporation in a dispute over who was responsible for the cost of repairs following a water leak in the plaintiff’s condo.
RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE
- Featured in "Nine to Five: Freelancing with a Non-Compete" The Globe and Mail, September 2019
- Featured in “Nine to Five: I have tasks beyond the end of my contract. Should I keep working?” The Globe and Mail, March 2017
- Law Society of Alberta
- Canadian Bar Association
- The Advocates’ Society
- Teaching Roles & Speaking Engagements
Employment Law 101
Business Career College, October 2017
Calgary Chamber, CEO Peer Mentoring Roundtable, June 2016
Case Law Update
Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI), South Alberta Chapter Luncheon, June 2016