Jean Torrens is a partner at MLT Aikins where she acts for management. She has appeared as counsel before courts, arbitration boards, federal and provincial labour relations boards, human rights and health and safety tribunals. Jean is currently the Chair of the Canadian Bar Association, Labour and Employment (AB South) section, and is a Director and current Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee for the Human Resources Association of Calgary. She is a regular presenter at conferences and seminars on drug and alcohol testing, duty to accommodate issues, collective bargaining trends, violence and harassment in the workplace, and workplace safety. Jean was also a sessional lecturer in Civil Procedure at the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan for three years. She holds a B.A. and an LL.B. from the University of Saskatchewan, and was called to the Bar of Saskatchewan in 1995, and the Bar of Alberta in 2007.