Corinne S. Petersen

Corinne S. Petersen

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
(780) 900-4902

Corinne's experience is broad and includes claims involving professional liability, directors & officers' liability, liquor liability, environmental and medical issues, intellectual property, personal injury and other commercial liability disputes. 


Called to the Bar of Alberta - 1988

University of Alberta:
• Bachelor of Laws
• Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Harvard Negotiation Institute
• Mediating Disputes

Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society
• Alternatives in Dispute Resolution
• Critical Skills for Communication
• Resolving Interpersonal Conflict
• Mediation: Theory and Skills I & II
• Negotiation
• Shifting from Positions to Interests

Professional and Community Involvement

• Past Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta
• Past Member of the Law Society's Conduct, Practice Review, and Credentials and Education Committees
• Lecturer/Instructor on practice and legal issues for LESA and other professional organizations
• CBA and EBA member, speaker and past executive member of various subsections
• CCDC volunteer
• Volunteer and former board member of Terra Centre for Teen Parents
• Past Alberta Real Estate Association Forms and Practice Committee advisor
• Past Member of the Law Society of Alberta's Ancillary Business and Multi­ Disciplinary Practice Committee
• Past Contact partner for the Justicia Project
• Past board member of the Society for Talent Education, the University of Alberta Daycare Society and the Greenfield Daycare Society

Articles and Judgments
Court of Appeal Clarifies Extension of Time for Service Rule – McGowan v. Lang, 2015 ABCA 217
Good Faith and Termination Clauses – Will Bhasin v. Hrynew Impact Insurance Contracts?
Access to Videos of Medical Exams Granted Under New Rules of Court – Kohlendorfer v. Northcott , 2013 ABQB 145
Time for Service of a Statement of Claim Extended – Makar v. Luedey, 2013 ABQB 189
Examining Autonomy at the Office Party: Employer Host Liability
Records Remain Privileged in Negligence Claim – Rhino Legal Finance Inc. v Salmon, 2012 ABQB 169, 213 ACWS (3d) 591
Frivolous Negligence Claim Against Lawyer Dismissed – Wong v Leung, 2011ABQB 159, [2011] AWLD 2901
Court of Appeal Considers Limitation in Constructive Trust Claims – Rehwald v. Kibsey, 2010 ABCA 373; Chwyl v. Zimmerman, 2010 ABCA 372
Defendant Driver Deemed to Have Had Consent to Operate Vehicle – Palmquist v. Ziegler, 2010 CarswellAlta 1188, 2010 ABQB 337
Toxic Mold Not Responsible for Claimants Injuries – Stucke v. Richard McDonald & Associates Ltd.  2006 ABQB 539