Michelle Kunnel

Michelle Kunnel: Attorney with Field Law
  • Associate at Field Law (122 Attorneys)
  • 2500 - 10175 101 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5J 0H3
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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.


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
Radio Program Host


Elder Advocates of Alberta Society v Alberta, 2018 ABQB 37

Nico van der Smit v. Alberta Milk, S2004/04/0007, Human Rights Panels of Alberta

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Construction
  • Indigenous
  • Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Northern Canada
  • Indian Residential Schools Claims

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780 423 7603  Phone
780 428 9329  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, with Honours, 2001
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 2007
Year of First Admission:
2010, Alberta; 2010, Northwest Territories; 2008, Ontario

Professional Associations

Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA) Member 2012-Present
Canadian Bar Association Member 2008-Present

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: The reported cases below belong to Michelle and are representative of Michelle's experience. Nico van der Smit v. Alberta Milk S2004/04/0007 Human Rights Panels of Alberta 2007
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