Kate L. Hurlburt, Q.C.


Practice Areas

Admitted To Bar

Alberta, 1993


2003 Certificate in Arbitration (Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society)

1992 LL.B. (University of Alberta)

1974 B.Sc. (Specialized) (University of Alberta)

Kate's practice focuses primarily on dispute resolution, including civil litigation, arbitration and mediation. In addition, Kate advises clients with respect to complex statutory regulatory regimes and general corporate issues. A significant part of Kate’s practice is devoted to providing legal services to agribusinesses (including agricultural lenders), livestock industry organizations and producers.

Kate has experience in many areas of civil litigation, including administrative law, municipal law, creditors’ rights, constitutional law, estate litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, corporate litigation and commercial litigation.

She regularly represents clients at all levels of court in Alberta, and has also appeared in the Federal Court of Canada, the Northwest Territories Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Kate holds a Certificate in Arbitration from the Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society. She is a mediator for the court-annexed Edmonton Civil Claims Mediation Program. She is also a founding member of the Collaborative Estates and Trust Lawyers Society of Alberta.

Member, Law Society of Alberta

Member, Edmonton Bar Association

Member, Canadian Bar Association

The Lung Association of Ab, member, Board of Dir. since 2006, including two-year terms as Board Vice Chair, Chair, and Past Chair

Legal Education Soc. of Ab. evaluator for the CPLED program Chambers Advocacy Module