Allison Anne Curley

Allison Anne Curley

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-683-5254 (ext. 229)

Allison A. Curley joined McLellan Herbert in 2017 as an Articled Student after graduating from the Juris Doctor program at Thompson Rivers University. Before joining McLellan Herbert, Allison was a Legal Research Student with the British Columbia Law Institute and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law in 2017, and the Law Foundation of British Columbia in 2016. During law school, Allison volunteered as a Student Clinician with Thompson Rivers University's Community Legal Clinic. Allison also volunteered as an Editor with the Canadian Journal on Comparative and Contemporary Law. Before attending law school, Allison obtained her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Calgary. Allison will serve as a Member-at­ Large for the Canadian Bar Association's National Elder Law Section for the 2018/2019 year.


Stewards of Children, Little Warriors for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, Mar. 2013

American Sign Language, Level 102, June 2013

Family Violence Screening Training, Mar. 2017

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Guardianship
  • Elder Law
  • Probate
  • Wills and Estates
  • Wills, Estate, and Trust Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2018


  • Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
    • Juris Doctor - 2017
  • University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    • Bachelor of Social Work - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association, National Elder Law Section, Member-at-Large
  • Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Elder Law Subsection, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Vancouver Wills & Trusts Subsection, Member
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

Past Employment Positions

  • British Columbia Law Institute & Canadian Centre for Elder Law, Vancouver B.C., Summer Legal Research Student, 2017
  • Law Foundation of British Columbia, Vancouver B.C., Summer Student, 2016
  • Alberta Justice, Family Justice Services, Calgary Alta., Intake Worker and Bachelor of Social Work Practicum Student, 2014
  • City of Calgary, Calgary Alta., Lifeguard and Swim Instructor, 2009 - 2014
  • Calgary and Area Child and Family Services, Calgary Alta., Intern and Bachelor of Social Work Practicum Student, 2013
  • Private Respite, Calgary Alta., 2011 - 2013
  • Pacekids Programs, Calgary Alta., Developmental Aide, 2011 - 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Thompson Rivers University Community Legal Clinic, Kamloops B.C., Student Clinician, 2016
  • Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law, Kamloops B.C., Research Assistant, 2016
  • West Coast Legal Education & Action Fund, Kamloops B.C., Youth Facilitator, 2015 - 2016
  • Canadian Journal on Comparative and Contemporary Law, Kamloops B.C., Editor and Assistant Editor, 2015 - 2016
  • Thompson Rivers University, Society of Law Students Conference, Kamloops B.C., Student Presenter, 2015
  • Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Practicum, Calgary Alta., Speech and Language Aide, 2011
  • Brenda Strafford Centre, Calgary Alta., Childcare Volunteer, 2011 - 2012