Michelle Kunnel completed her Bachelor of Science with Honors in Psychology and her Bachelor of Laws at the University of Alberta. During that time, she completed an internship with the Alberta Court of Appeal and hosted a radio program on the campus radio station, CJSR.
After completing her articles in Ontario, Michelle went on to practice in a boutique construction law firm in downtown Toronto.
Michelle joined Field Law as a lawyer in 2010, where she has practiced as an advocate for hundreds of former residential school students, pursuant to the well-known Indian Residential School Settlement.
Currently, Michelle continues to practice in the areas of class action and general litigation.
Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA)
2012 - Present
Canadian Bar Association
Maritime Law Book Prize in Professional Responsibility
Edmonton Bar Association Scholarship for Demonstrated Community Service
Student Legal Services of Alberta
Criminal Law Case Worker
2004 - 2005