Beverly Larbalestier, QC (Retired)

In the first five years of her career, Beverly Larbalestier worked primarily in insurance defense, which gave her an insider’s understanding of how insurers operate. She also has a background in corporate commercial litigation, foreclosures, and receivership.

Bev’s civil litigation practice now focuses on personal injury and wrongful death claims, professional negligence, wrongful dismissal, and estate litigation. She has appeared as counsel before all levels of the courts of Alberta, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.


  • 1975 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar
  • 1973 – Bachelor of Laws, University of Alberta
  • 1973 – Bachelor of Arts

In the Community

Beverly shares her knowledge and skills in various ways, including sitting on the Board of the Centre for Autism Services, Alberta and serving as a guest lecturer at the University of Alberta Law School.

Professional Associations

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Alberta Civil Trial Association
  • Legal Education Society of Alberta
  • L’Expert
  • Institute of Law Research & Reform

Achievements and Awards

Beverly was appointed to the Queen’s Counsel in 2008. She has also received the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyer Association President’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Legal Profession and the Advancement of the Law in Service to ACTLA.

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