Miranda was likely Canada’s youngest lawyer at the time of her Yukon Territory bar call in 2012. She completed a rotation for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada during her articles and has worked for her entire career almost exclusively in the area of criminal defence. Miranda has advocated for clients at all levels of court in Alberta including the Court of Appeal and has represented a client as Lead Counsel on an Intervenor Application before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Miranda Hlady Lethbridge Lawyer
Miranda Hlady Criminal Defense Lawyer

Miranda is active in her community as a volunteer. She was a 2012 recipient of the Maritime Law Book Award, a 2013 recipient of a Volunteer Excellence Award from Volunteer Lethbridge, a 2014 YWCA Young Woman of Promise, a 2017 recipient of a Leadership Award from the Federation of Asian-Canadian Lawyers, a 2018 recipient of a Native Counselling Services of Alberta Service Award, a 2018 recipient of a Liberty Award from British Columbia Civil Liberties and a 2021 recipient of the Lethbridge Legal Guidance Lawyer of the Year Award.

She currently serves as the Secretary of the Lethbridge Criminal Defence Lawyers’ Association, serves on the National Criminal Lawyers’ Association Accessibility Committee and serves on the Legal Aid Alberta Roster Representation Committee.

Miranda worked for three years as a Paralegal Instructor in Lethbridge, Alberta and currently works as an Assessor for the Law Society of Alberta Capstone Program.

To retain or book a free consultation with Miranda, please call our office at (403) 329-8188, or email Miranda at miranda@connollyshurtz.ca