Jelena Melnychyn Associate

Speaks:  English, French, Serbo-Croatian

Year of Call: 2014 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1887

Fax: +1 403-263-9193


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Primary office:  Calgary

Jelena Melnychyn

Jelena Melnychyn is a Calgary-based Gowling WLG associate who practises in the area of advocacy. Jelena’s practice focuses primarily on insurance defence litigation, including motor vehicle accidents, occupiers’ liability, subrogation, property loss and product liability cases.

Jelena has trial experience in both provincial court and the Court of Queen’s Bench, and has extensive experience with alternative dispute resolutions, including judicial dispute resolutions, private mediations and settlement conferences.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Jelena worked as an associate for a mid-size personal injury firm. Her experience as a personal injury lawyer provides her with a unique perspective that allows her to devise practical strategies to advance the needs of her insurer clients and find early and cost-effective file resolutions.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2014

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Calgary, JD
  • 2010

    • Rankings & Awards
      University of Calgary, BA


  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • Association of Women Lawyers
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta