Evie Maldonado
Evie Maldonado
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Evie Maldonado is an Edmonton-based lawyer, practicing in the areas of labour + employment, human rights, privacy, and professional regulatory.

Evie advises her clients with issues such as defending grievances, severance reviews and negotiations, human rights commission issues, employment litigation, drafting and assessing workplace policies and procedures, and professional regulator governance and discipline issues. Her in-depth research and personal experiences allow Evie to approach with a practical focus and mitigate risk from many perspectives. 

Evie also regularly represents organizations and public bodies before the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner as well as providing advice on issues relating to access to information requests, privacy policies and privacy breaches.

As a part of Field Law’s workplace investigation team, Evie has completed her trauma-informed training. Before practicing law, Evie worked in the financial services industry in London, England. Working in this fast-paced environment, Evie developed the skills essential to providing timely and effective solutions to her clients’ needs.

Now settled in Alberta, Evie was born and raised in England and lived and worked in Japan after graduating from the University of Warwick.

Evie provides clients with a wide range of legal support in several areas including:

  • Human rights complaints
  • Workplace investigations
  • Discipline
  • Grievances
  • Wrongful dismissal claims
  • Board Governance
  • Employment matters such as contract and severance reviews and development work place policies
  • Legislative compliance
  • Privacy issues

Value to Clients

"I am a ‘people person’, I have a knack for making people feel comfortable, which helps me develop trusting relationships and is important when working with people and organizations to solve their challenges.”

Pathways to Law ProBono Scheme
Mentor
2008 - 2011
April 2021 - 3 min read
The Duty to Cooperate: Who Makes the Rules?
Perspectives for the Professions
In Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia v. Vancouver (City) Police Department, 2020 BCCA 4, the British Columbia Court of Appeal made a strong statement about the duty to cooperate and offered a reminder of who makes the rules whe...
January 2021 - 3 min read
"I Quit!" - When is a Verbal Resignation Valid?
Workwise Newsletter
In Conway v. Griff Building Supplies Ltd., 2020 CarswellBC 3112, an employee was found to have resigned verbally during a meeting, despite failing to provide a formal resignation letter. The Court considered the matter from the ‘perspec...
September 2020 - 2 min read
Workplace Bullies: An Employer's Duty to Respond
Workwise Newsletter
The importance of a prompt and meaningful investigation into a workplace complaint was highlighted in Bassanese v German Canadian News Company Limited. An employer was ordered to pay $50,000 in aggravated damages for failure to properly ...
February 2020
Just Horsing Around: When Off-Duty Conduct Becomes Cause to Terminate
Workwise Newsletter
The ever pertinent question of when off-duty conduct will constitute just cause dismissal was recently considered by an arbitration board in Prince Edward Island (Canadian Union of Public Employees v A Nursing Home Inc.). An individual was termina...
December 2019
Cross-Border Workforce Trends in 2020
Workwise Newsletter
As we approach 2020, employers have increasing options for bringing skilled workers into Canada, while opportunities for employees to head south, to the United States, are increasingly limited. Field Law's Immigration Group projects three trends to...
October 10, 2019
Registration Issues in Professional Regulation
Webinar
Professional regulatory organizations are responsible for assessing applications for professional licensing and applying registration requirements in a fair and transparent way. This task is made increasingly difficult by the evolving regulatory and le...
Winter 2019
2018 A Year in Review Seminar Series
Seminars
The Field Law Labour and Employment Group presents the annual Year in Review seminars in Calgary and Edmonton. Join us for legal updates and practical challenges for management and employee groups in the areas of:  Part 1: Human Rights ...
January 2019
The Long And Winding Road To Accommodation - How Long Is Too Long?
Workwise Newsletter
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association v Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board, 2018 CanLII 90730After a lengthy period of time off work, a school board failed to accommodate a teacher with their return to work within a suitab...
December 2018
2018 Field Law Post-Secondary Summit Recap
The third annual Field Law Post-Secondary Summit was held on November 29 in Edmonton, and was co-chaired by Greg Harding, KC and Derek Cranna. Brief summaries of the presentations given at the Summit are provided below, followed by a directory of the l...
November 2018
Court Upholds Decision to Allow Post-Incident Drug and Alcohol Testing After Near Miss
Canadian Employment Law Today
Education
University of Warwick, 2012, Bachelor of Arts, Law and Sociology, With Honours
Admissions
Alberta,2018