Vanessa Olson-Hope


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Vanessa practices primarily in the areas of general litigation and personal injury.

Upon receiving her law degree from Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law, Vanessa returned to Alberta to complete her articles and begin her legal career at a downtown Calgary firm from 2016 to 2019. She joined Thornborough Smeltz LLP in 2020.

Prior to attending law school Vanessa studied conflict resolution through the Justice Institute of British Columbia while managing a private health club in downtown Calgary. She incorporates her conflict resolution training and experience into her legal practice.



  • Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law, J.D., 2016
  • University of Calgary, B.A., 2009

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury 

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2018

Professional Associations

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Association of Women Lawyers (Calgary)
  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association 
11650 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, AB, T2W 1S8

Tel: 403.271.3221
Fax: 403.271.6684

Free parking available off 
of Canterbury Drive - behind the building.