Allyse M. Cruise


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Allyse M. Cruise takes a logical and strategic approach to solving difficult legal problems. She is developing a general civil litigation practice. Allyse worked as a degreed engineer prior to law school, primarily in the mining industry.

  • Clerk to Justice Rowe of the Supreme Court of Canada, 2021-2022
  • Clerk to Justices Jackson, Barrington-Foote, and Kalmakoff of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan, 2020-2021


  • British Columbia Bar, 2023
  • Saskatchewan Bar, 2021
  • J.D., University of Saskatchewan, 2020
  • Bachelors of Science in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, with Honors (NCEES FE Qualified)
  • Willms & Shier Environmental Law National Moot Champion & Distinguished Oralist, 2019
  • Silas E. Halyk Prize in Criminal Law, 2018
  • NAIA Academic All-American, 2009—2011
Community Involvement
  • Board Member, Vancouver Bar Association, 2023-present
  • Board Member, Saskatoon Community Mediation Services, 2018 – 2021
  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Students Canada, 2017—2019
  • Tutor and Family Mentor, International Rescue Committee, 2015 – 2017
Publications and Presentations
  • Presenter, “Measuring Improvements in Access to Justice: Normalizing Use of Empirical Research for Ongoing Development of a Person-Centered Justice System”, Workshop on Person-Centred Justice, Change & Connection, 2024
  • Presenter, “How to be a Good Junior”, CBA British Columbia, 2024
  • Author, “Algorithm and Blues: Ontario’s New Tune for AI Hiring”, Lexpert, 2023
  • Presenter, “Automating and Innovating: Enhancing Your Legal Research with Process Design and AI”, CLE-BC, 2023
  • Presenter, Process Improvement & Legal Design, USask College of Law “Law Reform” Class, 2020—2023