GLEN M. HICKERSON, Q. C.
As an experienced trial lawyer, Glen has helped individuals and businesses resolve their disputes since 1994, appearing as counsel in all levels of Alberta courts as well as at arbitrations and mediations. He acts as a mediator in estate disputes and is often called upon to coach clients in conflict resolution. Glen’s practice includes extensive experience in litigation involving:
• Construction-related Disputes
• Employment Disputes
• Debtor-Creditor Disputes
Glen handles his clients’ issues with a practical approach, endeavouring to settle matters as quickly as possible. He avoids using legalese in explaining matters to his clients.
Glen is married, with two adult stepchildren. He enjoys sea kayaking, biking, running and hiking.
On a professional level, Glen has published several papers for academic and professional audiences as well as for individuals new to the legal process.
• A Bridge Over Troubled Water: Managing Parties’ Mental Illness in Mediation Harvard Law School Negotiation Journal January 2017
• Case Commentary on Acera Development Inc. v. Sterling Homes – 2011 Construction Law Reports
• The Parental Responsibility Act (1997) – Family Zoo Magazine
• Serious Personal Injury Cases: The Injured Child (1997) – LEXpert Publications
• Fybromyalgia: Not Quite Condito Non Grata (1996) – Canadian Cases on the Law of Tort
• Mediation within the Family (1996) – Calgary’s Child Magazine
YEAR OF CALL:
Alberta – 1994
Appointed Queen's Counsel in 2020
Bachelor of Laws – University of Manitoba, 1993
B.A. (Hons) cum laude – University of Manitoba, 1989
Master of Laws, Osgoode Hall Law School (Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution), 2015
Certificate in Negotiation, Osgoode Hall Law School (2015)
COMMUNITY & PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT:
• Teaching seminars for the Credit Institute of Canada
• Professional development courses for legal professionals on the topic of Credit and Collections
• Past instructor of the Alberta Bar Admission Course
• Presentation to the Litigation Section of the Canadian Bar Association on Contempt of Court
• Workshops for various construction industry groups on Credit and Collections issues
• Peer Mentor, Alberta Lawyers Assist
• Resource lawyer and instructor for University of Calgary law students in the Student Legal Assistance Clinic
• Practice Assessor, Practice Review, Law Society of Alberta
• Walk for Wellness Committee – Alberta Lawyer Assist Society
On a community level, Glen is an active volunteer in the Calgary community. He is the past Chair of Opportunity Works Calgary and the founder of The Healthy Minds Café community education seminars.