Kristina L. Roberts

Associate | Calgary


Portrait of Kristina Roberts


Kristina Roberts is passionate about helping build impactful and sustainable social purpose organizations. She works to understand the needs of her clients from a holistic perspective. Kristina strives to provide valuable legal advice that is practical and accessible.

Kristina is a member of the Social Impact group at Miller Thomson. She provides general advice to charities, non-profits, and social enterprises, focusing on compliance with the Income Tax Act and CRA regulation, governance matters, and operational issues. Kristina provides specialized advice on: charitable purposes and activities, collaboration and intermediary arrangements, revenue generation, business activities, social finance, impact investing, granting activities, gift agreements, re-structuring, mergers, and wind-ups. She also assists with incorporations and charitable registration.

Through her previous employment with a charitable organization, Kristina spearheaded the development of an interactive online tool designed to help organizations and entrepreneurs select an appropriate legal structure for a social enterprise.

Kristina articled at a regional firm in Calgary and worked as an associate in the municipal group.

Prior to law school, Kristina worked as a project manager at a community investment consulting firm, helping to strengthen funding relationships between corporations and community organizations.

Community involvement

  • Communications Office, Canadian Bar Association Charities and Not-for-Profit Section Executive, 2023 - Present
  • Secretary, Canadian Bar Association Charities and Not-for-Profit Section Executive, 2022 - 2023
  • Civil Claims Duty Counsel, Pro Bono Law Alberta, 2018 – 2019
  • Clinical Student, Public Interest Law Clinic, 2016 – 2017

Bar admissions & education

  • Alberta, 2019
  • Ontario, 2022
  • Juris Doctor, University of Calgary, 2018
  • Professional Certificate in Community Economic Development, Simon Fraser University, 2014
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing Major (Dean’s List), University of Calgary, 2012