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    Tory Hibbitt
    COMMERCIAL LITIGATION, INSURANCE

    Provides sound advice and effective solutions to litigation disputes

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Associate

OFFICE: Calgary

DIRECT LINE: 403.303.1792

EMAIL: thibbitt@mross.com

PRACTICE AREAS:
      Litigation
      Professional Liability

INDUSTRY GROUPS:
      Insurance & Risk Management
      Health
      Cannabis

LAW SCHOOL: University of Kent

BAR ADMISSIONS: Alberta (2017)

Assistant: Melanie Arseneau

Assistant Phone: 403.444.4073

Assistant Email: marseneau@mross.com

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Tory focuses her practice on a variety of commercial litigation matters including professional liability and health litigation. She also practices insurance law and has conducted research into the emerging area of cannabis law.

Tory is passionate about medical law and ethics, a subject area in which she completed her Master of Laws. She has written papers and presented on various matters related to medical law, and was a recipient of the Stantander/Ethics and Society scholarship; an award to study intensive courses in Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics at Fordham University in New York.

Tory was also Second Chair on an intensive and complex four week personal injury trial, Petz v. Duguay ABQB 0090,  in which she assisted in successfully defending the insurance company. She strives to provide clients with efficient and effective solutions to complex litigation disputes.

Education:

  • LL.M., University of Kent (with Distinction)
  • LL.B., University of Kent (with Distinction)
  • B.A., Queen's University (Honours)

Professional Associations, Affiliations and Community Activities:

  • Member, Association of Women Lawyers (Calgary)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Outreach Officer, Young Lawyers Section
    • Civil Litigation, Health Law, and Insurance Law Sections
  • Mentor, Kent Law School Professional Mentoring Scheme
  • Member, Alberta Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Awards and Recognition:

  • First Prize, General Category, William Morrow Essay Contest
  • First Prize, Oxford University Press Prize for Academic Excellence in the LL.M.
  • Santander/Ethics and Society Scholarship
  • University of Kent International Student Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Social Sciences Faculty Prize

 

Presentations

  • "12 Years Later: Lessons from the Alberta Court's Latest Chronic Pain Decision", Canadian Bar Association - Insurance Section, Cory Ryan and Tory Hibbitt
  • "The Law Surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying", Marsh Healthcare Seminar, Kevin Barr and Tory Hibbitt

Publications

  • "Alberta Court of Appeal Upholds Finding of Negligence Against Investment Advisor and Employer for Losses Incurred due to Unsuitable High Risk Investments", L. da Costa and Tory Hibbitt, BLG: The Exchange, 2017
  • "Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Quashes Alberta's Refusal to Transfer to Sell Subsurface Land Rights to a First Nation Band", S. Shannon, C. Thompson and Tory Hibbitt, The Resource: BLG Energy Law Blog, 2017
  • "Alberta Utilities Commission Rules on the Scope of Evidence Required by First Nations and Métis on Notice of Constitutional Question and the AUC's Jurisdiction to Assess Crown Consultation", S. Shannon, C. Thompson and Tory Hibbitt, The Resource: BLG Energy Law Blog, 2017
  • "Alberta Court Awards Fraction of Amount Claimed in Latest Chronic Pain Case", Cory Ryan and Tory Hibbitt, BLG, 2017
  • "Gross Overriding Royalty Interest Not Interest in Land Absent Clear Language", C. Thompson, J. Kruger, S. Bodi and Tory Hibbitt, The Resource: BLG Energy Law Blog, 2017
  • "The Need to Reconceptualise De-medicalisation in the Context of Death and Dying: The Quest for Autonomy", Tory Hibbitt, University of Kent, 2016
  • "A Moral Underpinning for Legal Ethics", Tory Hibbitt, Kent Student Law Review, 2014

 

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