Sandra Corbett, QC Appointed to Provincial Court of Alberta
Field Law partner appointed to Edmonton Civil Division
July 13, 2018
Edmonton, July 13, 2018 - Field Law is proud to announce that Sandra Corbett, QC a partner in our Edmonton office, has been appointed to the Provincial Court of Alberta, Edmonton Civil. Sandra’s appointment to the court is a high honour that has been earned through tireless dedication to her profession and her community. The Firm extends its congratulations.
Since Sandra joined Field Law in February 2011, she has specialized in the resolution of complex tort and liability matters in the areas of civil and commercial litigation. Sandra has nearly 30 years of experience helping clients navigate the Canadian regulatory regime, and has been a diligent legal advisor for numerous U.S. law firms seeking cross-border litigation assistance.
For a multitude of reasons, Sandra is an ideal candidate for the appointment. Her work and advocacy within the legal community has included serving as an elected Bencher to the Law Society of Alberta, where she helped establish standards of conduct for Alberta lawyers. She has served as a board member and President of Canadian Defence Lawyers and the Edmonton Bar Association, Chair of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Foundation, and as a board member on the DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar and Compassion House Foundation boards. She has been recognized for her leadership and efforts to advance women in the legal profession and has been a frequent speaker at legal conferences. In addition, Sandra taught Insurance Law as a sessional instructor at the University Of Alberta Faculty Of Law, a testament to her dedication to prepare the next generation of legal professionals.
Above all, Sandra has exemplified outstanding character and the highest ethical standards, making her appointment so appropriate. Field Law wishes Sandra all the best as she begins a new chapter in her judicial career.
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