Meet Our Team

At One Eighty Law, we are more than just a firm – we are a family. We know we are stronger together and our team works closely alongside one another to achieve our clients’ goals in an open, equal, diverse, friendly and respectful environment. If this sounds like the kind of place you’d like to work, please send your resume with a cover letter our way.

Catherine Young - Lawyer and Founder

Catherine is a lawyer and the founder of One Eighty Law Group – a law firm she created with clients, cost, convenience, connection and community in mind. Born and raised in Red Deer, Catherine graduated with Bachelor of Commerce in Finance with Distinction from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary in 2003 and in 2006, she received her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta. She was admitted to the Alberta bar in 2007 and began her practice at a national corporate law firm. From there she spent many years working in the oil and gas industry, and most recently she had a general practice with a mid-sized firm in Calgary until she started the One Eighty Law Group.

 

Catherine is compassionate and committed to providing her clients with timely, accurate and cost-effective legal advice. She strives to create meaningful connections with her clients. Catherine loves helping people and is grateful she has the ability to do so every day in her work. Outside of practice, Catherine is an avid world traveler, downhill and backcountry skier, cyclist and overall outdoor enthusiast. Catherine sits on the Board of Directors of Alberta Women Entrepreneurs – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enabling women to build successful businesses in the province.

Adrienne Elain - Real Estate Paralegal

Adrienne is a real estate paralegal with over 15 years of experience. She loves what she does, she works very hard for our clients and she always has a smile on her face. Adrienne completely understands that buying or selling a home can be stressful, overwhelming and intimidating at times, but we promise that she will be there for you. From start to finish, she carefully explains every step of the process and answers all your questions with honesty, giving you the peace of mind you deserve with such an important financial transaction.

 

When Adrienne isn’t devoting her time to work, she enjoys spending time with her three kids and husband, playing soccer and spending time outdoors. 

Shelby Allen - Corporate and Wills Paralegal, Office Administrator

Shelby is a paralegal with over 12 years of experience in a variety of areas of law including Wills and Estates, Corporate, Litigation, Family and Matrimonial. In addition to working as a paralegal, Shelby has owned and operated a small business with her husband, where she held accounting and administrative roles. She prides herself on her well-rounded experience in business administration and extensive knowledge in the legal field to provide our clients with the highest level of service. She also has a personality and joie de vie that will brighten anyone’s day, which is why our team and our clients love working with her so much.

In her personal time, Shelby enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters, whether traveling to new places or just getting her two dogs out for a walk with her family. She enjoys staying active and is very involved in her kids’ many different activities.

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