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Peter G. Northcott

Peter graduated with his LLB from the University of Alberta in 1984. Whilst at Law School he volunteered for Student Legal Services for three years assisting individuals facing criminal charges. In his last year he was elected director of the Criminal Law Office Project. He also served as President of the Law Students' Association during his final year of law school. Peter articled with the Attorney General's Office, doing mostly criminal prosecutions. Upon completion of his articles and being called to the Bar in 1985, Peter opened up his own criminal defence firm and has been conducting trials and appeals for the last 30 years. Peter's practice is almost entirely dedicated to defending individuals charged with impaired driving and related offences.

780-720-7333 peter@northcott.ca

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Patrick Edgerton

Patrick graduated the University of Alberta Law School in 2011. While in school he gained experience defending adults charged with minor crimes through his work with Student Legal Services. He also gained experience defending youth charges at the Youth Criminal Defence Office. Since being called to the bar in 2012, Patrick has appeared at all levels of court in Alberta as well as administrative tribunals. He has successfully defended individuals accused of a broad range of crimes including physical and sexual assaults, drug trafficking, fraud and automobile-related offences. Patrick also has experience defending regulatory offences under statutes including the Wildlife Act, National Parks Act and the Public Health Act. offences.

780-819-1864 patrick@northcott.ca

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Adam Klassen

Adam is originally from Kamloops, British Columbia where he graduated from Thompson Rivers University in 2006 with an Honours Degree in Chemical Biology. He attended the University of Alberta Law School and graduated with his Juris Doctor in 2013. While attending law school, Adam was heavily involved in Student Legal Services, a program where law students assist low income individuals with their legal matters. After serving as a volunteer and day leader during his first two years, Adam was elected by his classmates to the position of Student Legal Services Criminal Law Project Co-Coordinator in which he oversaw the entire running of the Criminal Law Project and its volunteers.

Adam completed his articles with Peter G. Northcott Professional Corporation and was called to the Bar in July 2014. Adam’s practice focuses on all criminal law matters with a special interest in litigating Charter Rights violations.

780-680-3167 adam@northcott.ca

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James Raworth

James is a lifelong Edmontonian who received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from the University of Alberta in 2008. After a brief time spent working in Government, James entered Law School and received his Juris Doctor in 2013. While in school, James volunteered for Student Legal Services, working in the Criminal Law Project in the summer of 2012 and acting as a day leader and supervisor in his final year. He also spent time working for the Centre for Constitutional Studies throughout his three years of law school. James’ practice includes all aspects of criminal law. In addition, he is able to assist with civil litigation matters, specifically issues related to motor vehicle insurance claims.

780-907-8629 james@northcott.ca.

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Dib Aytenfisu

Dib was born and raised in Edmonton, and received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with Distinction from the University of Alberta in 2010. After several years of engineering work, Dib attended Law School at the University of Alberta and received his Juris Doctor in 2016. While in school, Dib volunteered for Student Legal Services, working in the Criminal Law Project in the summer of 2014 and acting as a day leader and supervisor in his second year. In his third year, Dib was selected to compete on behalf of the University of Alberta in the Western Canada MacIntrye Cup, a criminal trial advocacy competition. Dib will complete his articles in 2017, and his interests extend to all areas of criminal law. offences.

780-803-8710 dib@northcott.ca

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