Jacqueline Lacasse leads legal services, labour relations, secretariat, and the office of protected disclosure and research integrity for the University of Calgary as the General Counsel. Reporting to the President, she is a member of the executive leadership team.
Jacqueline started working at the University of Calgary in 2012 and most recently served as the university’s Associate Vice-President (Labour Relations). Prior to joining the University of Calgary in 2012, Jacqueline practiced labour and employment law with a national law firm and was in-house legal counsel for Alberta Health Services before returning to private practice with a boutique litigation and labour firm.
Since 2016, Jacqueline has been a member of the Alberta Labour Relations Board and has routinely been asked to sit as a board member hearing complex legal matters. In addition, Jacqueline sits as a sector representative on the Treasury Board’s Labour Relations Advisory Committee and has been a guest speaker and panelist for both the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Lancaster Labour Arbitration Conference.
Lacasse holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McGill University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary.