Jason Kully
Jason Kully
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Jason Kully is an Edmonton-based lawyer serving clients in the practice areas of professional regulation and labour and employment. Jason’s clients include post-secondary institutions, professional regulatory organizations, as well as all sizes of businesses. Although based in Edmonton, Jason works with clients throughout Alberta. 

Jason’s experience clerking at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has informed his own legal practice and has contributed to his development as an oral advocate for his clients. 
 
Clients engage Jason for support on a number of issues including: 
  • Advising professional regulatory organizations on issues like policy and governance, discipline, privacy, unauthorized practice and registration
  • Appearing before tribunals to present cases concerning allegations of unprofessional conduct, as well as acting as independent counsel 
  • Consulting and advising on termination and layoff situations in unionized and non-unionized environments
  • Assisting with the development of human resource policies for small-to-mid-sized businesses
  • Proving institutional clients with advice and support throughout the collective bargaining process
  • Drafting employment agreements and assisting with the amendment of agreements 
  • Supporting clients throughout privacy breaches and addressing data integrity issues proactively

Value to Clients

“When working with clients, I make sure I have a clear understanding of their financial and business priorities and then craft my approach to my client’s case accordingly. Through timeliness and efficiency, informed by a full understanding of their issues in a legal and business context, I can deliver effective solutions that take a bigger-picture view of the overall situation.”
 
Outside of Work
 
Jason’s love of food and enjoying cuisines from around the world keeps him busy when he isn’t in the office. Whether he’s traveling the world and diving into the local culinary scene somewhere abroad, or simply sampling the newest arrival in Edmonton’s vibrant restaurant scene, Jason is always enriching his cultural palate. Beyond food and travel, Jason also enjoys playing volleyball and ultimate Frisbee. 
Boyle Street Community Services
Member
2017 - Present
Sticks and Stones Communications Inc v. Hole's Greenhouses & Gardens Ltd, 2015 ABQB 774, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
October 2017
No Loyalty Program for Drugs: Court Confirms Prohibition on Pharmacy Inducements
Professional Regulatory Alert
October 2017
Failure to Investigate Not Fatal to Just Cause Termination
Workwise Newsletter
October 2017
Times They Are A Changin': Drastic Changes to Alberta's Work Laws Are Upon Us
Seminars
The provincial government's new Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act has introduced profound changes to Alberta's Employment Standards Code and Labour Relations Code. Some changes are already in effect, and some come into effect on January 1...
September 2017
Your Career May Be An Open Book: Privacy and Regulatory Investigations
The CAP Monitor
June 2017
The Canadian Free Trade Agreement – “Old Wine in New Bottles” for Labour Mobility
Professional Regulatory Alert
May 2017
If It Looks like a Duck: British Columbia Court of Appeal Rules on Title Use
Professional Regulatory Alert
May 2017
Highlights of Bill 17: Alberta’s Fair and Family Friendly Workplaces Act ​
April 2017
Bill 7: An Act to Enhance Post-Secondary Academic Bargaining
April 2017
Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Regulators Have Broad Authority and Discretion to Fulfil Mandate
Professional Regulatory Alert
December 2016
The Time of Year for Holiday Cheer: A Few Things for Employers to Keep in Mind
November 2016
The Resignation Trap: Avoiding Unwanted Consequences When an Employee Resigns
October 2016
Court of Appeal Recognizes Regulator's Robust Implied Power in Name of Public Protection
Professional Regulatory Alert
June 2016
Performance Reviews: Check-Ups Keep Regulators Running in Top Condition
Perspectives for the Professions Newsletter
May 2016
Prohibition on Pharmacy Inducements Beyond College of Pharmacists’ Authority
Professional Regulatory Alert
February 2016
The Regulator Knows Best: British Columbia Court of Appeal Upholds Bylaws Prohibiting Customer Incentive Programs
Professional Regulatory Alert
January 2016
Alberta Court Determines APEGA’s Registration Examinations Are Not Discriminatory
Professional Regulatory Alert
December 2015
Case Summary: Liability of Regulators for Negligence
October 2015
Harassing Comments Are No Joke: Employer Ordered to Pay Employee $7,500
July 2015
When is an Employee’s Disability a Factor in his Dismissal?
June 2015
Merely a Witness? The Uncertain Rights of a Complainant in Disciplinary Proceedings
May 2015
Alberta Courts Enforce Fair Access to the Professions: Farhat v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
February 2015
Case Summary Levesque v. Nova Scotia College of Optometrists
February 2015
Good Character and Reputation - The Registrar Knows Best!
February 2015
Essential Services and Essential Rights: Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and the New Constitutional Right to Strike
December 2014
PIPA Update
November 2014
Using social media in Canadian litigation
August 2014
Utilizing Social Media in Civil Litigation: The Collection, Preservation, and Value of New Forms of Evidence
April 2014
Alberta Arbitration Board Rules Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Unreasonable
Education
University of Alberta, 2012, Juris Doctor, With Distinction
University of Alberta, 2009, Bachelor of Arts, With Distinction, Political Science
Admissions
Alberta,2013