Alifeyah began working at Brownlee LLP as a Summer Law Student in 2008. Throughout law school, Alifeyah continued working for Brownlee LLP on a contract basis helping developing a planning and development database. In 2010, Alifeyah joined Brownlee LLP as an Articling Student (Student-at-Law), was called to the bar in 2011 and joined the firm as an Associate in the Municipal Law Department. Alifeyah chose law because she enjoys a challenge and enjoys helping clients resolve problems. Alifeyah also enjoys the oral advocacy and any opportunity to provides educational training.
Alifeyah moved to Edmonton in elementary school and has lived here all her life since. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Education in English. Alifeyah was a high school teacher for 6 years in Edmonton before she decided to pursue a career in law. In 2007, Alifeyah started law school at the University of Calgary and obtained her J.D. in 2010. Alifeyah summered and articled at Brownlee LLP and joined the firm’s Municipal Law Department in 2011. In 2013, Alifeyah took a position as in-house legal counsel for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
There she began as an associate and in 2014 she became the Manager of Legal Services. Alifeyah helped the Regional Municipality through the devastating fires of May 2016 and in May of 2017 she rejoined Brownlee LLP’s Municipal Law Department.
Alifeyah is an avid lover of the arts and music and she is an avid reader. Alifeyah also enjoys working out and biking outside. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
· Planning and Development
· Administrative Boards and Tribunals
· General Counsel
· Emergency Management
· Legislation and Policy Development
· Municipal Enforcement
· Canadian Bar Association
· Law Society of Alberta