Nicole Price, Lawyer at Southern & Associates

Nicole Price, BA Honours (Psych), LLB

Nicole Price is a thoughtful and impartial investigator who has conducted over 100 investigations with respect to harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct and general workplace misconduct. Her clients include Crown corporations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, unions, municipal governments and private companies. Nicole Price also investigates for federally regulated organizations as a ‘competent person’ under the Canada Labour Code.     

Nicole Price has a Psychology degree from the University of Windsor (1998) and a Law degree from the University of British Columbia (2001).  She articled with a national law firm and joined its Labour and Employment Group as an associate. Her desire for first-hand exposure to business operations prompted her move to in-house Employee Relations, where she gained in-depth experience in the complexities of the workplace, in both the private and public sectors, over the course of ten years. Ms. Price worked collaboratively with unions to overcome many workplace obstacles, applying skills acquired through countless negotiations, mediation training, and in her role chairing a joint management-union Duty to Accommodate Committee.

Since 2013, Nicole Price has focused her practice on workplace investigations, working alongside Paula Butler and Lisa Southern, to become a leading practitioner in this growing and dynamic field. She brings a practical and relatable approach to this important area of work.  She is able to build rapport and trust at all levels of an organization while maintaining objectivity.

Nicole Price has completed specialized training with respect to investigating sexual misconduct, including trauma-informed training.  Nicole Price routinely delivers anti-harassment/discrimination training in all sectors.  

Nicole Price is an Executive Member of the Workplace Investigations CBA Subsection and a Women Lawyers Forum Mentor.

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