Founded in 2012, this Alberta law firm has grown to embody the finest traditions of criminal law practice in Edmonton.
Since then, the barristers at Bottos Law Group have been involved in many of the most-high profile criminal law cases in Edmonton and Alberta. The firm represents individuals accused of any crime, and no matter is too small or too serious to be considered.
Meet the lawyers of Bottos Law Group
Dino Bottos is a skilled lawyer who has honed his practice from painstaking and detailed preparation in advance of trial, keen study and understanding of Canadian criminal law and evidence, and excellence in courtroom presentation and advocacy. For over 25 years, Mr. Bottos has distinguished himself in all facets of criminal defence litigation and has successfully defended clients charged with murder, assault, sexual assault, impaired driving related offences, drug offences, robbery, fraud, and other serious crimes.
Throughout his student career and practice, Mr. Corbett has represented clients charged with a variety of Criminal offences from minor offences to extremely serious charges. He has represented clients in the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench. 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 computer evidence.
Will van Engen graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 2015 and completed his articles at Bottos Law Group. During law school, Mr. van Engen focused on criminal and constitutional law. He completed a number of advanced courses, including Advanced Evidence, Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy, and Advanced Criminal Law. In his final year, he represented the University of Alberta at Canada’s premiere criminal law appellate moot, the Gale Cup, placing third overall and receiving the Peter Cory Factum Prize for best overall written argument.
Peter Sankoff is an award-winning law professor at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law who joined Bottos Law Group as Associate Counsel to the firm in 2017, where he works on a part-time basis. He practices mostly on appellate cases.