Justices & Masters

The Court of Queen’s Bench is constituted by the Court of Queen’s Bench Act, which provides for a Chief Justice and 2 Associate Chief Justices of the Court of Queen’s Bench and 65 other justices, as well as for supernumerary justices. The Act also provides for the appointment of Masters in Chambers, who are judicial officers with the authority to hear and determine certain applications to the Court, as set out in the Act and a Notice to Profession issued by the Court (Notice to the Profession & Public 2016-10)

Appointments to the Court of Queen's Bench

Judicial appointments to the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta are made by the Canadian Federal Government. Information on the application and appointment process can be found on the website of the Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada.

Justices of the Court of Queen’s Bench

The Honourable Mary T. Moreau
Chief Justice
Edmonton

The Honourable John D. Rooke
Associate Chief Justice
Calgary

The Honourable Ken G. Nielsen
Associate Chief Justice

Edmonton

The Honourable Justice S.M. Bensler * Calgary
The Honourable Justice Donald Lee* Edmonton
The Honourable Justice C. Adele Kent *
Calgary
The Honourable Justice Carolyn S. Phillips * Calgary
The Honourable Justice W. P. Sullivan * Calgary
The Honourable Justice Colleen L. Kenny * Calgary
The Honourable Justice R. Paul Belzil Edmonton
The Honourable Justice C. Scott Brooker * Calgary
The Honourable Justice Sterling M. Sanderman * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Barbara E.C. Romaine * Calgary
The Honourable Justice Doreen A. Sulyma * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Rosemary E. Nation * Calgary
The Honourable Justice Brian R. Burrows * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Terry D. Clackson * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Bryan E. Mahoney * Calgary
The Honourable Justice Eric F. Macklin * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Vital O. Ouellette * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Karen M. Horner Calgary
The Honourable Justice Steve D. Hillier * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Juliana E. Topolniski * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice A.W. Germain * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice June M. Ross * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice John J. Gill * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Alan D. Macleod * Calgary
The Honourable Justice Robert A. Graesser Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Donna L. Shelley Edmonton
The Honourable Justice D.K. Miller Lethbridge
The Honourable Justice Kristine M. Eidsvik Calgary
The Honourable Justice E.C. Wilson Calgary
The Honourable Justice Donald J. Manderscheid * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Keith D. Yamauchi Calgary
The Honourable Justice Paul R. Jeffrey Calgary
The Honourable Justice Monica R. Bast Red Deer
The Honourable Justice Sandra L. Hunt McDonald * Calgary
The Honourable Justice B.A. Browne * Edmonton
The Honourable Justice John T. McCarthy * Calgary
The Honourable Justice William A. Tilleman Calgary
The Honourable Justice J.H. Goss Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Robert J. Hall Calgary
The Honourable Justice Glen H. Poelman Calgary
The Honourable Justice Rodney A. Jerke Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Peter B. Michalyshyn Edmonton
The Honourable Justice M. David Gates Calgary
The Honourable Justice Craig M. Jones Calgary
The Honourable Justice Bruce A. Millar Calgary
The Honourable Justice Kim D. Nixon Calgary
The Honourable Justice C.S. Anderson Calgary
The Honourable Justice Eldon J. Simpson Edmonton
The Honourable Justice G.A. Campbell Calgary
The Honourable Justice C. Dario Calgary
The Honourable Justice Debbie A. Yungwirth Edmonton
The Honourable Justice John S. Little Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Larry A. Ackerl Edmonton
The Honourable Justice D.B. Nixon Calgary
The Honourable Justice Wayne N. Renke Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Richard A. Neufeld Calgary
The Honourable Justice John W. Hopkins Red Deer
The Honourable Justice John T. Henderson Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Douglas R. Mah Edmonton
The Honourable Justice G.D. Marriott Calgary
The Honourable Justice Avril B. Inglis Edmonton
The Honourable Justice J.T. Eamon Calgary
The Honourable Justice George R. Fraser Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Bonnie L. Bokenfohr Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Marilyn D. Slawinsky Red Deer
The Honourable Justice Michele H. Hollins Calgary
The Honourable Justice William T. deWit Calgary
The Honourable Justice Johnna C. Kubik Lethbridge
The Honourable Justice Janice R. Ashcroft Calgary
The Honourable Justice Steven N. Mandziuk Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Michael J. Lema
Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Grant S. Dunlop
Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Marta E. Burns Edmonton
The Honourable Justice L. Bernette Ho Calgary
The Honourable Justice Gaylene D.B. Kendell Edmonton
The Honourable Justice David A. Labrenz Calgary
The Honourable Justice James. T. Neilson Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Nancy Dilts Calgary
The Honourable Justice Anne Kirker Calgary
The Honourable Justice Jane A. Fagnan Edmonton
The Honourable Justice April D. Grosse Calgary
The Honourable Justice Michael Kraus Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Susan L. Bercov Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Alice Woolley Calgary
The Honourable Justice Tamara Friesen  Edmonton
The Honourable Justice D. Vaughan Hartigan Lethbridge
The Honourable Justice Anna Loparco Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Susan E. Richardson Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Kevin Feth Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Kent H. Davidson Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Johanna C. Price Calgary
The Honourable Justice Nicholas E. Devlin Calgary
The Honourable Justice Melanie Hayes-Richards  Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Nathan Whitling
Edmonton
The Honourable Justice Shaina Leonard  Edmonton

* Denotes supernumerary or “part-time” status.

Masters in Chambers

Calgary

Master J.T. Prowse, Q.C.

Master J.L. Mason

Master A.R. Robertson, Q.C.

Master J.R. Farrington

Edmonton

Master L. Smart, Q.C. *

Master S. Schlosser, Q.C.

Master S. Schulz, Q.C. *

Master L.R. Birkett, Q.C.

Master B. Summers

* Denotes ad hoc or “part-time” status.

Further information on Justices and Masters of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta is available in the Court of Queen’s Bench Act, RSA 2000, c C-31