Larissa Meredith-Flister Associate

Areas of Practice
Agricultural Litigation | Litigation

Profile:
Larissa joined our firm in June of 2021 after completing a clerkship with the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan. She maintains a general litigation practice.

Larissa is bilingual in English and Portuguese and has working knowledge of French. Outside of the practice of law, Larissa teaches agricultural economics at the University of Regina.

Education:
Admitted to the Saskatchewan Bar (2021)
Juris Doctor with Great Distinction (Silver Medallist), University of Saskatchewan (2020)
Master of Arts in Applied Economics and Policy Analysis, University of Regina (2015)
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Unisinos (Brazil) (2013)
Associate of Arts, focus on Business Administration, Santa Fe College (USA) (2009)

Awards & Distinctions:
Moxon Scholarship (2021)
Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Silver Medal (2020)
Ron Fritz Prize in Law (2020)
Laskin Moot Fourth Place Factum (2020)
Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Harry Dahlem Scholarship (2019)
Blakes Scholar (2018-2020)
Senator John and Dr. Helen Hnatyshyn Scholarship in Law (2018)
Class of ’60 Cronkite Prize in Personal Injuries Compensation (2018)
Economics Graduate Prize (2014)
Graduate Studies Scholarship (2014)
Economics Graduate Entrance Scholarship (2013)
Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute Out-of-State Tuition Waiver (2008-2009)

Publications:
Larissa Meredith-Flister, “Do Hard Words Still Break No Bones? Assessing School Board Liability When Bullied Students Commit Suicide”, 83:2 Sask L Rev 203, online:
https://www.canlii.org/en/commentary/doc/2020CanLIIDocs3247#!fragment//BQCwhgziBcwMYgK4DsDWszIQewE4BUBTADwBdoByCgSgBpltTCIBFRQ3AT0otokLC4EbDtyp8BQkAGU8pAELcASgFEAMioBqAQQByAYRW1SYAEbRS2ONWpA
Larissa Meredith-Flister, “Are some political ideas simply too dangerous to express? An analysis of the constitutionality of the Canada Election Act’s restrictions on political speech” (10 February 2020), online: Saskatchewan Law Review https://sasklawreview.ca/comment/are-some-political-ideas-simply-too-dangerous-to-express-an-analysis-of-the-constitutionality-of-the-emcanada-election-actems-restrictions-on-political-speech.php
Larissa Meredith-Flister, Book Review of Health Care and the Charter: Legal Mobilization and Policy Change in Canada by Christopher P. Manfredi and Antonia Maioni, (2019) 82:2 Sask L Rev.
Larissa Meredith-Flister, “Serving Public Opinion Not Justice: Should We Care About Politicians’ Increasing Penchant for Section 33?” (3 December 2018), online: Saskatchewan Law Review https://sasklawreview.ca/comment/serving-public-opinion-not-justice-should-we-care-about-politicians-increasing-penchant-for-section-33.php
Larissa Flister & Viktoriya Galushko, “The impact of wheat market liberalization on the seed industry’s innovative capacity: an assessment of Brazil’s experience” (2016) 4:11 Agricultural and Food Economics (Springer Open). Online: https://agrifoodecon.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40100-016-0055-8.
Larissa D. Flister, “The Economic Case for Marijuana Legalization in Canada” (2012) 5:1 Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences 96.

Memberships & Associations:
Law Society of Saskatchewan