Pat Robinson is a lawyer in our Calgary office.
Pat was a summer student at the City Solicitor’s Office of Thunder Bay in 2003, a researcher for the Asper Chair of International Business and Trade Law, as well as the Legal Research Institute of Manitoba throughout 2004. He served as law clerk for the Honourable Justice Eleanor R. Dawson at the Federal Court, the Competition Tribunal and the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada until 2007.
Pat has attended at all levels of Court in Alberta, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Tax Court of Canada. He has acted in complex matters before numerous regulatory bodies, such as the Alberta Securities Commission, IIROC, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association, the Law Society of Alberta, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and the Alberta Teacher’s Association.
Prior to entering the practice of law, Pat served three years in the Canadian Armed Forces infantry.
Outside the Office
In his spare time, Pat collects and trades rare science fiction and fantasy art, and regularly travels to art conventions. He is the curator of Canada’s largest science fiction and fantasy art collection. His art collection has been featured in Avenue Magazine, Amazing Stories Magazine, Unabashed Magazine, the Space Channel and on the Sci-Fi and Fantasy Network.
Pat has presented numerous times on the subject of science fiction art, including at the World Science Fiction Convention in Dublin in 2019.
Pat has volunteered for Law Day, and assisted the University of Calgary in its mooting program, and from time to time has taken on pro-bono cases.