Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP (JSS Barristers)
SUITE 800, THE LANCASTER BUILDING
304 - 8 AVENUE SW
CALGARY AB T2P 1C2
T: 403 571 1507
F: 403 571 1528
Called to Bar: 1991
Glenn earned a B.A. in Political Science at the University of Calgary. In 1990 he graduated with a degree from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law. He was on the Dean's list for academic excellence for all three years of study. Glenn served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Alberta Law Review in 1989-1990.
Glenn articled at the Court of Appeal and the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, and then joined Bennett Jones in Calgary. In 1998 Glenn joined JSS Barristers. Glenn has served as the firm's Managing Partner and Chairman.
Glenn has authored numerous articles dealing with the practise of litigation, competition matters, personal property security, personal injury, privacy law, collections, bankruptcy and insolvency and other subjects. He has also presented at, and moderated, a number of seminars for the legal profession, and has been a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary. The details of Glenn's education, background, experience, community involvement, awards, recognitions and publications are at www.jssbarristers.ca.
Glenn practises civil litigation, focusing on administrative law and corporate, commercial and contract litigation, securities disputes, oil and gas litigation, commercial landlord and tenant, debt collection, wills and estates litigation, Securities Act and related proceedings, regulatory proceedings, Judicial Review, real estate litigation, serious personal injury, professional negligence litigation, professional discipline proceedings, competition, constitutional litigation and appeals.
Glenn has extensive experience as an advocate and advisor. He has successfully appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta, the Supreme Court of Canada, and at a variety of Administrative Boards and Commissions. His Court experience includes appearances in virtually all areas of administrative, civil and criminal litigation. Glenn has also participated as counsel in many forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediations, arbitrations, Judicial Dispute Resolutions and mini-trials. In addition to practising law, Glenn has served as an Arbitrator on a Pipeline Arbitration Committee by Federal Ministerial Appointment under the National Energy Board Act, and is a Board Member on the City of Calgary's License and Community Standards Appeal Board and the Government of Alberta Long Term Disability Second Level Appeal Board.
In 2005 Glenn was honoured as a recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal. In 2010 Glenn was awarded a Queen's Counsel designation. In 2012 Glenn was honoured as a recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.