Christine Pratt

Christine Pratt: Attorney with Field Law

Biography

Christine Pratt has a civil litigation practice with a focus in insurance defence, personal injury and general litigation. Her insurance practice focuses on casualty, coverage, subrogation, errors and omissions, fidelity and employment. She also has significant experience before administrative tribunals and inquiries, including the Law Enforcement Review Board of Alberta and various Fatality Inquiries. She has worked for individuals, insurers, governments and corporations of various sizes. Christine has experience bringing and defending personal injury claims involving minor to serious personal injury and fatality claims. She teaches insurance law at the U of A Faculty of Law. Christine articled with Field in 1992-1993, and returned to Field in 1998 after practicing for 5 years at a small full service law firm.

Presentations

Past Presentations

The following is a list of presentations, seminars or speaking engagements previously given by Christine:

Civil Litigation in Alberta - Surprises, Secrets and Strategies Insurance Professionals October 2016
Police Powers in Civil Matters Police Law Conference November 2013
Alberta Law Enforcement Professionals Have Unique Challenges - It's Time for a Debrief Law Enforcement October 2013
Alberta Rules of Court Field Law Clients and Guests February 2011
New Rules of Court Field Law Clients and Guests November 2010
Morrow v. Zhang - The Cap is Back Field Law Clients and Guests June 2009
Life After the Cap Field Law Clients and Guests March 2008
Rules of Court - Amendments Alberta Association of Insurance Adjusters (Northern) 2008
Morrow and Pedersen: Arguments in the Minor Injury Cap Challenge Legal Education Society of Alberta June 2007
Minor Injury Cap - Argument is the Constitutional Challenge Legal Education Society of Alberta 2007
Minor Injury Cap - Implementation Various insurance clients 2006

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Citie Ballet Board Member 2009-Present
DRI VOICE of the Defence Bar (USofA) Member 2007-Present
Edmonton Community Legal Centre Secretary 2007-Present
Edmonton Community Legal Centre Board Member 2004-2007
Edmonton Community Legal Centre Volunteer Staff 2003-Present
Northern Alberta Brain Injury Society (NABIS) Secretary 2000-2002

Published Works

Books

Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Canadian Precedents of Pleadings Carswell September 2010
Canadian Precedents of Pleadings - Personal Injury Chapter Carswell Fall 2009

Articles

Police Powers in Civil Matters Presented at the Police Law Conference Field Law November 2013
Morrow v. Zhang - The Cap is Back Insurance Law August 2009
Morrow v. Zhang - The Cap is Back June 2009
Morrow and Pedersen: Arguments Presented at the Minor Injury Cap Challenge Insurance Update 2007
Fatal Accidents: Calculation of Loss Law Now 2000

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Security Enforcement
  • Builders' and Specialized Liens

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780 423 7671  Phone
780 428 9329  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 1992
Year of First admission:
1993
Admission:
1993, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Alberta Association of Insurance Adjusters Associate Member 2001-Present
Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA) Associate Member 2000-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Civil Litigation Section (North) Member
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Insurance Law Section (North) Member 1999-Present
Canadian Defence Lawyers Member 2002-Present
Edmonton Bar Association Member 1994-Present
Law Society of Alberta Member 1992-Present

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: Acielo v. Condominium Plan 9022497 2016 ABCA 251 Alberta Court of Appeal 2016; JR and MR v Edmonton (Police Service) 2014 ABLERB 58 Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2014; Sullivan v. Edmonton (Police Service) 2014 ABLERB 53 Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2014; Olsen v Edmonton (Police Service) 2014 ABLERB 48 Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2014; Wagener v Alberta (Minister of Justice and Solicitor General) 2014 ABLERB 19 Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2014; Fish v Tagg 2014 CanLII 13820 (AB LERB) Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2014; Fish v Tagg 2013 CanLII 69155 (AB LERB) Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2013; Atchison v Director of Law Enforcement 2013 CanLII 48820 (AB LERB) Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2013; Gladue v. Alberta (Attorney General) 2012 ABQB 319 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Gladue v. Alberta (Attorney General) 2012 ABQB 5 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Hoover v. Solicitor General and Public Security 2012 ABLERB 014 Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board 2012; Gladue v. Alberta (Attorney General) 2011 ABQB 651 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2011; Golf Western Ltd. v. Britsky 2011 ABCA 274 Alberta Court of Appeal 2011; Fullowka v. Pinkerton's of Canada Ltd. 2010 SCC 5 Supreme Court of Canada 2010; Trang v. Alberta (Edmonton Remand Centre) 2010 ABQB 6 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Brown v. Britsky 2010 ABQB 445 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Fullowka v. Royal Oak Ventures Inc. 2008 NWTCA 4 Northwest Territories Court of Appeal 2008; Fok v. Director of Edmonton Remand Centre; Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2008; Trang v. Alberta (Edmonton Remand Centre) 2007 ABCA 263 Alberta Court of Appeal 2007; Vector Electric and Controls v. Enviro-Abled Solutions Inc. 2006 ABQB 502 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2006; Munoz v. Alberta (Edmonton Remand Centre) 2004 ABQB 769 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2004; Geary v. Alberta (Edmonton Remand Centre) 2004 ABQB 19 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2004; Fullowka v. Royal Oak Ventures Inc. 2004 NWTSC 66 Northwest Territories Supreme Court 2004; Geary v. Alberta (Edmonton Remand Centre) 2004 ABQB 23 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2004; Moeckl v. East Central Regional Health Authority 7 2003 ABQB 174 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2003; Cardinal v. 361881 Alberta Inc. 2001 ABQB 51 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2001; Verbeek v. Verbeek 1998 ABQB 968 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1998; Lifeview Emergency Services Ltd. v. Alberta Ambul Operators Assoc. (1995) 101 FTR 43, 64 CPR (3rd) 157 (FCTD) Federal Court Trial Division 1995; Saunders v. Edmonton (Police Service);
ISLN:
900531116

Peer Reviews

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    4.2/5.0 by a Partner on 02/27/13 in Civil Litigation on 02/27/13

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    4.0/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 02/26/13 in Civil Litigation on 02/26/13

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    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/26/13 in Civil Litigation on 02/26/13

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  • Christine Pratt

    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/20/10 in Insurance on 05/20/10

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    3.2/5.0 by a Partner on 02/26/13 in Civil Litigation on 02/26/13

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