Sarah Bidniak




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Education & Qualifications

  • Alberta Bar (2021)
  • JD (Alberta, 2020)
  • B.Comm. (MacEwan, 2017)

Sarah maintains a broad corporate/commercial law practice with a focus on commercial transactions and Indigenous matters.

Sarah maintains a broad corporate/commercial law practice advising organizations across Western Canada on economic development, commercial real estate and leasing matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, structure and finance. She has worked with businesses of all sizes with a particular focus on Indigenous communities and organizations.

Prior to attending law school, Sarah obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree in accounting at MacEwan University. Sarah obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Alberta in 2020. During her time at the Faculty of Law, Sarah completed an internship with the Office of the Judge Advocate General for the Department of National Defense and she spent a semester studying in Australia at the University of Adelaide.

Sarah remains actively involved in the Edmonton legal community, serving as a volunteer with the Provincial Court of Civil Claims Duty Counsel Program and is a member of Edmonton CREW, a leading organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the Edmonton commercial real estate industry.

  • 1L Representative and Treasurer, Indigenous Law Students Association (2017-2020)
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, Faculty of Law (Alberta, 2018-2020)
  • Volunteer, Civil/Family Project and Criminal Project, Student Legal Services (2017-2018)
  • Hajduk Gibbs LLP Award (2019)
  • Robert C Carson Memorial Bursary (2019)
  • Peter Freeman QC Bursary (2018; 2019)
  • Indspire Scholarship (2017; 2018)
  • ATCO Aboriginal Law Bursary (2017)