KEN STAROSZIK, Q.C.


Ken is a senior member of Wilson Laycraft, specializing in civil litigation. His current practice focuses on treaty and aboriginal rights. He has lectured on this subject for the Legal Education Society of Alberta, and at the University of Calgary and the University of Victoria law schools. Ken also practices in the field of general civil litigation. He has experience in a wide range of causes including:

• Commercial Agreements

• Intellectual Property

• Construction

• Entertainment

• Defamation

• Insolvency

• Employment

• Leasing

• Estates

• Real Estate

• Insurance

• Shareholder Disputes

• Mortgages

• Lender Liability

Ken has appeared before all levels of courts in Alberta. He has also appeared in courts in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories, where he has been a member of the bar since 2005. He has also appeared in the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.

 


YEAR OF CALL:


Alberta – 1977

Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2002

BV distinguished rating with The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™


EDUCATION:


Bachelor of Arts (Economics) – University of Calgary, 1972

Bachelor of Laws – Queen's University Faculty of Law, 1975

Ken was born in Edmonton, raised in Calgary and was in the first graduating class of Lord Beaverbrook High School. After graduating from the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University in 1975, Ken worked for the Bureau of Intellectual Property in Ottawa before returning to Alberta where he articled to C.D. Evans, Q.C.


COMMUNITY & PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT:


Ken has been an associate director of the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede and a director of Calgary Legal Guidance. He is an active member of the Legal Archives Society of Alberta.

In his spare time Ken enjoys traveling, sailing, golfing, skiing and renovating homes.