10020 100th St, 3200 TELUS House, South Twr, Edmonton, AB
Year called to bar: 1992 (AB)
Barbara is the co-head of the firm’s health law practice. She represents physicians and surgeons in civil litigation, billing issues and hospital and College complaints. She also appears before numerous health regulatory bodies, including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Barbara is repeatedly recommended by Lexpert in the area of medical negligence, representing defendants. Barbara assists families in disputes over wills and issues relating to personal directives, enduring powers of attorney and family maintenance and support claims. She also has extensive experience in court, having appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta and having had hearings before various administrative panels, public inquiries and professional regulatory bodies. She represents employers in lawsuits brought in court and claims made to the Human Rights Commission and to the Privacy Commission. She assists employees who have experienced job loss or a breach of their human rights or privacy in negotiating settlements. She has been recognized as a leading lawyer, for the past number of years, in the medical malpractice area and for estate & personal tax planning by Lexpert and was named in the Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers.