Taylor Thiesen


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2016 – B.A., University of Alberta (with Distinction)
2019 – J.D., University of Alberta (with Distinction)
2020 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar

Practice Areas

Administrative Law, Labour & Employment, Litigation, Media & Defamation Law


Before starting his articles at RMRF, Taylor clerked at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench in Edmonton. He previously worked as a summer student with RMRF, and with the in-house legal team at PCL Construction.

Taylor completed his B.A. in Criminology and his J.D. the University of Alberta, where he was awarded the gold medal for finishing first overall in his graduating law class. During law school he served as an editorial board member of the Alberta Law Review, acted in the annual “Law Show” theatrical production, and was co-president of the Runnymede Society student group.

Awards & Achievements

  • Horace Harvey Gold Medal in Law (2019)
  • Mr. Justice William G. Morrow Memorial Prize (2019)
  • Adams Trust Oil and Gas Prize (2019)
  • George H. Steer Scholarship (2018)
  • Blake, Cassels and Graydon Scholarship (2017 & 2018)
  • Faculty of Law Undergraduate Scholarship (2017 & 2018)
  • Merv Leitch, QC Prize (2017)
  • Dr. Hazel Rutherford McCuaig Prize in Property Law (2017)
  • Sydney B. Woods, QC Memorial Prize in Constitutional Law (2017)
  • Ogilvie LLP Scholarship in Law (2016)
  • Dentons Canada LLP Entry Scholarship (2016)

Hobbies & Interests

  • Literary work of P.G. Wodehouse
  • Ultra-utilitarian cooking
  • Amateur theatre