Bottos Law Group is pleased to report that the first-degree murder charges against Mr. Philip Vanderwell were stayed by the Crown Prosecutors office, as there was “no reasonable likelihood of conviction” as reported in the Edmonton Journal on July 30, 2018. Mr. Vanderwell was represented by Dino Bottos.
Homicide & Manslaughter
The Supreme Court of Canada today released their decision in R v Suter.
Bottos Law Group today filed the Defence/Appellant Factum in the Supreme Court of Canada Appeal of R v Barton.
Bottos Law Group is proud to announce that Dino Bottos and associate counsel Peter Sankoff have been nominated for the Canadian Lawyer Magazine’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers.
Bottos Law Group was proud to play an integral role by sponsoring Marie Henein’s speech for the Edmonton Public Library Forward Thinking Speakers Series.
A woman who admitted to killing her daughter while in the midst of a psychotic episode was found not criminally responsible for the death on Wednesday. Christine Longridge cried as Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Wayne Renke described Rachael Longridge’s death as a “catastrophe” after finding that the mother believed she had “moral authority” to… View Article
Ms. Petrie graduated with a law degree in 1990 from the University of British Columbia. While in law school, she earned a law moot distinction and participated in the Law Students Legal Advice Program providing legal advice to low income individuals. After graduating, Ms. Petrie articled to and was a litigation associate with a Vancouver insurance defence firm before returning to her home province of Alberta. After being admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1994, Ms. Petrie worked as a litigation associate with an Edmonton civil law firm where she practiced in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and foreclosure, and where she provided pro-bono legal representation to persons appearing before the Court of Queen’s Bench seeking discharge from bankruptcy. In 1996, while raising a young family, Ms. Petrie started a legal research and opinion consultancy service where she worked with both civil and criminal lawyers on contracted legal projects.
On Oct. 11, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada heard the appeal of R v Suter. Present were several members of the firm.
To Members of the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association: Update: Sept. 9, 2017 As some of you know, on June 30, 2017 the Court of Appeal released a 91 page judgment in R. v. Barton overturning a jury acquittal of Bradley Barton on a charge of first degree murder in the death of Cindy Gladue. I am… View Article