Krista Kais-Prial has practiced employment law since her call to the bar in 2014. Before joining Israel Foulon in 2017, Krista spent several years practicing both employment law and workplace immigration at a downtown boutique firm.
Krista advises and represents both employees and employers on a broad array of issues including workplace policies and procedures, disability legislation, employment standards, hiring and compensation, workplace investigations, human rights, harassment, accommodation, employment agreements, wrongful dismissals and severance packages. Krista has appeared at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Krista has spoken on topics related to workers’ rights, employment standards, women in the workplace and gender diversity for organizations such as RDÉE Ontario, La Maison Francophone Women’s Centre, Humber College, and the International Young Lawyers’ Association (AIJA). She previously volunteered for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and acted as the Canadian National Reporter for the Labour Law and Immigration Commission of AIJA. She is currently a member of the Ontario Bar Association Labour & Employment Law section’s Program Planning Committee.
In her spare time, Krista enjoys traveling, learning languages, choral singing, screenwriting and yoga.
Call to the Bar of Ontario, 2014
Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Ontario Bar Association
Member of the Advocates’ Society
B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University Faculty of Law, 2013
B.A.H., English Language and Literature and French Language and Literature, 2009