Aaron Christoff

Associate
achristoff@mauricelaw.com 403-266-1201
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Calgary, AB T2R 1J3
Aaron is a citizen of Saulteau First Nations in BC. Aaron joined Maurice Law in 2012 and was called to the Alberta Bar in 2013. He is now based in Vancouver and is called to the British Columbia Bar as of August, 2017. Aaron provides advice and legal services to First Nation communities and organizations on a range of matters, with a focus on specific claims, small claims, judicial reviews, employment law, and First Nations governance. Aaron also has significant experience with actions at the Federal Court and Superior Court level, and has drafted submissions to the Supreme Court of Canada. He has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada, the Specific Claims Tribunal, and Provincial Court and Queen’s Bench in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. Before joining Maurice Law, Aaron was a legal researcher for the Métis National Council and assisted in an intervention to the Supreme Court of Canada in Manitoba Métis Federation Inc. v Canada (Attorney-General).

Community Engagement & Presentations

• Volunteer, Calgary Legal Guidance (2013-2016) • Volunteer, Dare to Dream (Canadian Lawyers Abroad) (2013-2015) • Editor-in-Chief, Ultra Vires, U of T Law’s independent student newspaper (2010-2011) • Associate Editor, Indigenous Law Journal (2009-2010)

Education & Professional Memberships

• Law Society of British Columbia (2017) • Law Society of Alberta (2013) • J.D. (University of Toronto, 2011) • B.A., Philosophy, with Distinction (University of Toronto, 2008)

Practice Areas

• Specific Claims• Indigenous Governance• Administrative Law• Civil Litigation
 
 
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