Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

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These tables are adapted from Wikipedia and remain licenced under the same terms and conditions
(~X) = approximate number of published decisions according to CanLII as of Oct 2018, unless otherwise indicated.

Current Justices

See also: Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Previous Justices)

(Full complement of 76)

Name Division Appointed Nominated By Prior Position(s) Other Details
Chief Justice Mary T. Moreau[1] Edmonton November 1994 Chretien private practice (criminal)
Called to bar (~1980)
Published criminal decisions (~58)
Associate Chief Justice John D. Rooke [2] Calgary 1991 Mulroney Partner, Barnet Duckworth Palmer LLP (Calgary)
Called to bar (1970)
Published criminal decisions (~25)
Justice Paul R. Belzil [3] Edmonton December 15, 1995 Chatwin, Belzil
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions (~32)
Justice Vital O. Ouellette Edmonton 2002 Chrétien General Practitioner, St. Paul AB Published criminal decisions (~0)
Ran as Liberal MP [4]
Justice Karen M. Horner [5] Calgary December 12, 2002 Chrétien Bennett Jones LLP
Called to bar (1981)
Published criminal decisions (~4)
Justice John J. Gill [6] Edmonton January 19, 2005 Martin Partner, McCuaig Durocher LLP
Called to bar (1981)
Published criminal decisions (~24)
Justice R.A. Graesser Edmonton 2006 Harper Lawyer, Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP Published criminal decisions (~57)
Justice Donna L. Shelley Edmonton 2006 Harper Chair, Law Enforcement Review Board of Alberta
McLennan Ross LLP
Published criminal decisions (~36)
Justice D.K. Miller Lethbridge 2006 Harper Sole Practitioner in Medicine Hat Published criminal decisions (~13)
Justice Kristine M. Eidsvik Calgary 2007 Harper Bennett Jones LLP Published criminal decisions (~24)
Justice Kent G. Nielsen Edmonton 2007 Harper Published criminal decisions (~8)
Justice Donald J. Manderscheid [7] Edmonton December 14, 2007 Harper Counsel, City of Edmonton Published criminal decisions (~32)
Justice K.D. Yamauchi [8] Calgary December 14, 2007 Harper Professor, University of Calgary Published criminal decisions (~60)
Justice J.R. Jeffrey Calgary 2009 Harper Partner, Jeffrey Twyman LLP Published criminal decisions (~20)
Justice M.R. Bast [9] Red Deer September 2009 Harper Provincial Court (2006 to 2009)
Schnell Hardy Jones (1991 to 2006)
Published criminal decisions (~5)
Justice W.A. Tilleman [10][1] Calgary December 11, 2009 Harper William A. Tilleman Professional Corporation Published criminal decisions (~31)
Justice Joanne H. Goss [11] Edmonton February 10, 2010 Harper Provincial Court (1999 to 2010)
Miller Thompson (1985 to 1999)
Called to bar (1984)
Published criminal decisions (~18)
Justice Robert J. Hall [12] Calgary May 14, 2010 Harper Partner, Scott Hall LLP
Scott Hall LLP
Milner Fenerty
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions (~15)
Justice G.H. Poelman [13] Calgary August 6, 2010 Harper Macleod Dixon LLP (1983 to 2010) Published criminal decisions (~12)
Justice R.A. Jerke[2][3] Lethbridge March 4, 2011 Harper Davidson & Williams LLP Published criminal decisions (~10)
Justice P.B. Michalyshyn [14][3] Edmonton March 4, 2011 Harper Chatwin LLP
Crown Counsel (civil) (1992 to 1994)
Pringle & Associates (1989 to 1992)
Called to bar (1989)
Published criminal decisions (~21)
Justice M. David Gates[4] [3] Calgary March 4, 2011 Harper Crown Counsel, Justice Canada Published criminal decisions (~41)
Justice Craig M. Jones [15] Calgary September 30, 2011 Harper Partner, Felesky Flynn LLP (2001 to 2011)
Sole practitioner (1994 to 2001)
Called to bar (1979)
Published criminal decisions (~2)
Justice Bruce A. Millar [16] Calgary October 21, 2011 Harper Judge, Provincial Court of Alberta (2004 to 2011)
Private practice (1978 to 2004)
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions (~7)
Justice Kim D. Nixon [17] Calgary February 8, 2013 Harper Solo Practitioner (2012 to 2013)
Bennett Jones LLP (1984 to 2010)
Called to bar (1984)
Published criminal decisions (~2)
Justice C.S. Anderson [18] Calgary February 8, 2013 Harper Ross Smith Asset Management Inc
Alberta Securities Commission
Philips & Company
Called to bar (1991)
Published criminal decisions (~5)
Justice Eldon J. Simpson [19] Edmonton June 7, 2013 Harper Judge of the Provincial Court of Alberta since 2003 Published criminal decisions (~9)
Justice Glenda A. Campbell[5] Calgary November 8, 2013 Harper Lawyer, Alberta Securities Commission Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice C. Dario [20] Calgary November 8, 2013 Harper Smart Technologies ULC, Calgary Published criminal decisions (~5)
Justice D.A. Yungwirth [6] Edmonton March 7, 2014 Harper Yungwirth Tumbach (1999 to 2014) Published criminal decisions (~5)
Justice John S. Little [21] Edmonton May 12, 2014 Harper Witten LLP
Called to bar (1987)
Published criminal decisions (~4)
Justice L.R.A. Ackerl [22] Edmonton June 13, 2014 Harper Public Prosecution Service of Canada
Miller, Thomson, Sedgewick, Lewis & Healy
Called to bar (1987)
Published criminal decisions (~3)
Justice D. Blair Nixon [7] Calgary June 13, 2014 Harper Felesky Flynn (1988 to 2014)
Called to bar (1988)
Published criminal decisions (~1)
Justice Wayne N. Renke [8] Edmonton December 12, 2014 Harper University of Alberta, Faculty of Law Published criminal decisions (~23)
Justice John William Hopkins [9] Red Deer June 26, 2015 Harper Chatters Canada Ltd (2014 to 2015)
Woollard Hopkins & Company (1991 to 2013)
Gordon Smith and McCrimmon (1986 to 1988)
Published criminal decisions (~2)
Justice Richard A. Neufeld [10] Calgary June 26, 2015 Harper Dentons Canada LLP (1979 to 2015) Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice John T. Henderson[11] Edmonton June 17, 2016 J. Trudeau Provincial Court (2009 to 2016)
Fraser Milner Casgrain/Dentons (1980 to 2009)
Called to bar (1980)
Published criminal decisions (~3)
Justice A.B. Inglis[12] Edmonton June 17, 2016 J. Trudeau Project Counel AB Justice (2014 to 2016)
Crown Attorney (2000 to 2014)
Called to bar (2000)
Published criminal decisions (~1)
Justice Douglas R. Mah[13] Edmonton June 17, 2016 J. Trudeau General Counsel, Workers' Compensation Board of Alberta Published criminal decisions (~2)
Justice G.D. Marriott[14] Calgary June 16, 2016 J. Trudeau Kachur Ostwald Menzies LLP (family)
Called to bar (1985)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice James T. Eamon[15] Calgary October 20, 2016 J. Trudeau Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (Calgary)
Called to bar (1986)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice George Fraser[16] Edmonton October 20, 2016 J. Trudeau Crown Counsel, Alberta Justice Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice B. Bokenfohr[17] Edmonton October 20, 2016 J. Trudeau Edmonton Police Department Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice M. Slawinsky[18] Red Deer March 24, 2017 J. Trudeau Judge, Provincial Court of Alberta Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice M. H. Hollins [19] Calgary March 24, 2017 J. Trudeau Partner, Dunphy Best Blocksom LLP Published criminal decisions (~1)
Justice Willie deWit [20] Calgary March 24, 2017 J. Trudeau Criminal Defence Lawyer Published criminal decisions (~2)
Justice Johnna C. Kubik[21] Lethbridge May 12, 2017 J. Trudeau Sole Practitioner, Kubik & Company Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice J. Ashcroft [22] Calgary June 23, 2017 J. Trudeau Legal Counsel, Alberta Human Rights Commission Published criminal decisions (~2)
Justice S. Mandziuk[23] Edmonton Sept. 29, 2017 J. Trudeau General Counsel, Finning Inc.
Called to bar (1992)
Published criminal decisions (~3)
Justice G. Dunlop[24] Edmonton Dec. 19, 2017 J. Trudeau Partner, Ogilvie LLP
Called to bar (~1989)
Published criminal decisions (~1)
Justice M. J. Lema[25] Edmonton Dec. 19, 2017 J. Trudeau Crown Counsel, Canada DOJ
Called to bar (1987)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Marta E. Burns[26] Edmonton February 22, 2018 J. Trudeau Crown Counsel, Alberta Justice
Called to bar (~1989)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice David Labrenz[27] Calgary May 1, 2018 J. Trudeau Crown Counsel (1991 to 2018)
Called to bar (1987)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Gaylene Bobb (Kendell) [23] Edmonton April 12, 2018 J Trudeau Chapman Riebeek LLP (family)
Called to bar (1999)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice James T Nielson [24] Edmonton May 4, 2018 J. Trudeau Partner, Parlee McLaws LLP Published criminal decisions(~0)
Justice Nancy Dilts [25] Calgary May 4, 2018 J. Trudeau Vice President of Legal and Corporate Services, Ferus Inc. Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice April Grosse [26] Calgary May 4, 2018 J. Trudeau Partner, Bennett Jones LLP Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Jane Fagnan [27] Edmonton May 4, 2018 J. Trudeau Legal Counsel, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Anne Kirker [28] Calgary May 4, 2018 J. Trudeau Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Michael Kraus [29] Edmonton August 31, 2018 J. Trudeau Emery Jamieson LLP (family)
Carr & Company
Called to bar (1990)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Alice Woolley [30] November 21, 2018 J. Trudeau University of Calgary (prof) (2004 to 2018) Published criminal decisions (~0)
Susan L. Bercov [31] Novemer 21, 2018 J. Trudeau Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Tamara Friesen [32] Edmonton January 31, 2019 J. Trudeau Nugent Law Office
Director of Legal Research and Writing, UofA Law
Law Society of Alberta
Crown Attorney
Called to bar (2002)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Vaughan Hartigan [33] Lethbridge March 8, 2019 J. Trudeau Chief Crown(2017)
Ass Chief Crown(2013)
Crown attorney (1995 to 2019)
Called to bar (1994)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Anna Loparco [34] March 8, 2019 J. Trudeau Dentons LLP
Called to bar (~2003)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Judge Susan E. Richardson [35] [36] Edmonton April 17, 2019 J. Trudeau Provincial Court (2011 to 2019)
Crown Attorney
Called to bar (~1991)
Published criminal decisions (~12)
Appointed to ABQB (2019)
Justice Jane Sidnell [37] Calgary April 6, 2020 J. Trudeau Published criminal decisions
Justice Barbara Johnston [38] Calgary April 6, 2020 J. Trudeau Published criminal decisions

Supernumerary

Name Division Appointed Nominated By Prior Position(s) Other Details
Justice Sandra L. Hunt McDonald Calgary 2009 (Judge)
September 9, 2019 (Sup.)
Harper Provincial Court (1997 to 2009) Published criminal decisions (~12)
Justice John T. McCarthy [39] [1] Calgary December 11, 2009 (Judge)
January 6, 2020 (Sup.)
Harper Provincial Court (2003 to 2009)
Miles Davidson LLP
Published criminal decisions (~7)
Justice Stephen D. Hillier [40] Edmonton April 10, 2003 (Judge)
April 19, 2018 (sup)
Chrétien Field Atkinson Perraton LLP (labour)
Called to bar (1974)
Published criminal decisions (~24)
Justice June M. Ross Edmonton 2003 (Judge) Nov 3, 2018 (Sup) Chrétien Professor, University of Alberta Faculty of Law Published criminal decisions (~45)
Justice S.M. Bensler* Calgary ~1998 Published criminal decisions (~2)
Justice D. Lee* Edmonton ~1997 (Judge) Published criminal decisions (~387)
Justice C.A. Kent* Calgary ~1985 Published criminal decisions (~11)
Justice J.K. Langston* Lethbridge Published criminal decisions (~6)
Justice C.S. Phillips* Calgary Published criminal decisions (~5)
Justice W.P. Sullivan* Calgary Published criminal decisions (~32)
Justice C.L. Kenny* Calgary Published criminal decisions (~14)
Justice Cameron Scott Brooker*[28] Calgary June 20, 1996 Chretien Code, Hunter Wittmann
Fenerty, McGillivray, Robertson, Prowse, Brennan, Fraser, Bell & Code
Called to bar (1971)
Published criminal decisions (~11)
Justice S.M. Sanderman*[29] Edmonton June 20, 1996 Chretien Brimacombe, Sanderman, Stroppel and Finlayson
Crown attorney (1977 to 1981)
Called to bar (1977)
Published criminal decisions (~34)
Justice B.E.C. Romaine* [41] Calgary August 28, 1997 Chrétien McCarthy Tétrault (1982 to 1997)
Brunet, Duckworth & Palmer
Called to bar (1975)
Published criminal decisions (~30)
Justice Doreen A. Sulyma* [42] Edmonton December 23, 1997 - January 1, 2018 [43] Cox, Trofimuk, Campbell
Called to bar (1976)
Published criminal decisions (~22)
Justice Rosemary E. Nation* [44] Calgary December 23, 1997 - ? Chrétien Burnet, Duckworth and Palmer
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions (~14)
Justice Brian R Burrows* [45] Edmonton January 30, 1998 (Judge) Chrétien McLennan, Ross (1977 to 1998)
Called to bar (1977)
Published criminal decisions (~196)
Justice G.A. Verville* [46] Edmonton December 2, 1998 Chrétien Milner, Fenerty (1968 to 1998)
Called to bar (1968)
Published criminal decisions (~18)
Justice Terrance D. Clackson* [47] Edmonton December 20, 1999 Chrétien sole practitioner (criminal)
Lewis, Clackson, Mochan & Chrenek
Kay, Shipley & Company
Called to bar (1979)
Published criminal decisions (~45)
Justice B.E. Mahoney* [48] Calgary November 15, 2001 Chrétien Bryan E. Mahoney, Q.C. Law Office
Called to bar (1979)
Published criminal decisions (~13)
Unsuccessful Liberal MP [49]
Justice Donna C. Read* [50] Edmonton April 18, 2002 Emery Jamieson LLP
Called to bar (~1984)
Published criminal decisions (~21)
Justice D. Thomas* Edmonton ? - June 23, 2015 (sup.) Published criminal decisions (~52)
Justice Alan D. MacLeod* Calgary Published criminal decisions (~15)
Justice B.A. Browne* Edmonton Published criminal decisions (~9)
Justice Earl C. Wilson* Calgary Evans, Martin, Wilson Published criminal decisions (~13)
Justice Juliana E. Topolniski [51] Edmonton ?
April 8, 2018 (sup.)
Called to bar (1984) Published criminal decisions (~19)
Justice Adam W. Germain Edmonton ? - May 10, 2018 (Sup.) Member of Alberta Legislature (1993 to 1997) Published criminal decisions (~34)
Justice Eric F. Macklin [52] Calgary April 18, 2002
April 6, 2018 (sup.)
Chrétien Duncan & Craig LLP
Called to bar (1980)
Published criminal decisions (~111)

Former Justices

References

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