Stephanie Cousineau

Counsel 403-266-1201
CALGARY OFFICE Suite 300, 602 12th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2R 1J3
Stephanie received her JD from the University of Calgary (2015) prior to joining Maurice Law as an articling student in May 2016. After her Bar Call to the Law Society of Alberta (2017), Stephanie transitioned to her current role as Counsel, where she focuses exclusively on historical components of Specific Claims. Stephanie holds a PhD in History (2007) from the University of Calgary. There, she studied illegal war, most notably the “unrestricted” submarine warfare campaigns of the Second World War, which has also been the focus of her publications. Stephanie undertook one semester of comparative Aboriginal Law on exchange at Waikato University in Hamilton, New Zealand, taking courses in Māori Land Law and International Indigenous Law. Stephanie was also a member of Waikato University’s mooting team at the Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot in Wellington, NZ, in November 2014.

Community Engagement & Presentations

• Lougheed House Conservation, Board of Directors (2018-Present) • Waikato University Team Member, International Committee of the Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot (2014) • Waikato University Presentation, “Consultation in Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand” (2014) • Canadian Law and Society Association Conference Presentation, University of British Columbia, “On the Edge of Legality: The American View of Armed Merchantmen, International Law, and the War at Sea, 1919-1941” (2013)

Education & Professional Memberships

• Law Society of Alberta (2017) • J.D. (University of Calgary, 2015) • Ph.D, History (University of Calgary, 2007) • M.A., History (University of New Brunswick, 2002) • BA (Hons), History (University of Calgary, 2000)

Practice Areas

• Specific Claims• Administrative Law• Civil Litigation
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