Born and raised in a small farming community in southern Saskatchewan, Tarissa Peterson decided to travel the world and acquire world experience. After traveling to over 65 countries and living and working overseas for many years, she was able to acquire experiences including working in international water, Bermuda and England. Tarissa studied law at Kent Law School in the United Kingdom and made the decision to move back to Saskatchewan after graduating from the University of Kent in 2013 with a Bachelor of Laws degree. Upon moving back to Canada, she achieved the Certificate of Qualification from The National Committee of Accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in 2014 and was admitted to the Law Society of Saskatchewan as a lawyer in 2015.
Tarissa is a member in good standing with The Law Society of Saskatchewan and has a general practice that focuses on corporate and commercial transactions, residential and commercial real estate, agriculture, debtor-creditor and securities, corporate law and governance, wills, estates and trusts. Tarissa also represents her clients in all civil litigation matters including contentious construction disputes, commercial lease disputes, contract disputes, and shareholder disputes.
Tarissa offers experience acting as counsel before the Court of Queen's Bench, the Court of Appeal of Saskatchewan, the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan, and the Federal Court of Canada.