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 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 David 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

* Denotes supernumerary or “part-time” status.

Masters in Chambers

Calgary

Master K.R. Laycock

Master J. B. Hanebury, Q.C.

Master J.T. Prowse, Q.C.

Master J.L. Mason

Master A.R. Robertson, Q.C.

Master J.R. Farrington

Edmonton

Master R.P. Wacowich, Q.C.

Master L. Smart, Q.C.

Master S. Schlosser, Q.C.

Master S. Schulz, Q.C.

Master L.R. Birkett, Q.C.
Master B. Summers, Q.C.

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