Austin Corbett

Direct: 587-525-6755

Email: acorbett@bottoslaw.ca

Mr. Corbett is an experienced criminal lawyer practicing exclusively for the defence.  He is licensed to practice in both Alberta, and the Northwest Territories. Throughout his practice, Mr. Corbett has represented clients charged with a wide variety of Criminal offences, from minor tickets to extremely serious charges including Murder, Fraud, Drug Offences, and Sexual Assault.

He has experience with Jury trials, and has represented clients in the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Court of Appeal of Alberta.  His practice is solely focused on Criminal Law and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Mr. Corbett also holds unique experience and knowledge in difficult cases involving computer forensics and search and seizure.

He graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law. After completion of his articles at another law firm, he joined Bottos Law Group in August 2015.

While at the University of Alberta, Mr. Corbett focused on criminal law and evidence. Mr. Corbett undertook a number of additional projects centered on Criminal Law. He worked at the Youth Criminal Defence Office in 2013 and took part in the Sopinka Criminal Trial Moot in Vancouver, BC in 2014.

Mr. Corbett was extremely active in the volunteer organization, Student Legal Services, which helps members of the community charged with criminal offences. During that time, he served as a Dayleader, helping individuals in 2012, and as the organization’s Executive Coordinator in 2013.

Mr. Corbett was honoured with the Emery Jamieson LLP Award for his volunteer work in November 2013. He was also the recipient of the Sylvester C McGoey Criminal Law Memorial Bursary for 2014.

Mr. Corbett is a member of the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association, the Law Society of Alberta, and the Law Society of the Northwest Territories.  He travels regularly to the Northwest Territories for Legal Aid and private clients.

He is willing to speak with you anytime and is happy to meet free of charge.

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Criminal Law Practice Areas:

Education

  • McGill University, 2007, B Mus
  • University of Alberta, Faculty of Law, 2014, JD

Memberships & Associations

  • Criminal Trial Lawyers Association
  • Royal Alexandra Hospital Ethics Committee
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Law Society of the Northwest Territories
  • Prisoner Legal Services Society

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