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.
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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
On Friday, June 30, 2017 the Alberta Court of Appeal published their decision in R v Barton. A panel of 3 Court of Appeal judges led by Chief Justice Catherine Fraser unanimously ruled that the jury acquittal of Bradley Barton should be overturned, and that matter should go back for a new trial on a charge of 1st Degree Murder.
Mr. Dino Bottos appears on CTV Primetime to discuss current topics in Criminal Law. Includes comments on Teen Sextortion, the Court of Appeal and more.
The Crown filed their Reponse in the Supreme Court of Canada Appeal of R v Suter. Bottos Law Group filed our response to the Crown on June 8, 2017. R v Suter is scheduled to be heard this fallon October 11, 2017.
Articling with Bottos Law Group represents a unique opportunity to work and learn at one of the leading criminal law firms in Edmonton, Alberta. Students-at-Law at the firm participate in all aspects of the work we do, and are an important and valued part of our team. The Firm Bottos Law Group is led by… View Article