Justin Brunette

Justin Brunette (He/Him)

Since joining the firm in 2018, Justin has practiced in a broad range of insurance-related matters. He has defended clients in property losses, professional conduct matters, sports and recreational liability, medical malpractice, director and officer liability, class actions, and a wide range of bodily injury matters. Justin has devoted a significant portion of his practice to files involving liquor liability, which he has a particular interest in. Justin has experience in matters of varying complexity, including multi-million dollar injury claims involving brain injuries, spine injuries, and traumatic amputations.

Justin also maintains a practice representing municipalities, and is well-versed in the considerations affecting such claims.

Prior to joining Dolden Wallace Folick, Justin worked at a boutique litigation firm, where he had an active role in advancing all manner of files, including class action litigation, professional negligence, employment law, construction litigation, injury litigation, and general commercial disputes. Justin has acted as primary counsel in numerous chambers applications, case management meetings, Questionings, trials, and nearly all other steps in the litigation process. Justin has appeared at all levels of court in Alberta, and has acted in matters in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. He has also appeared in proceedings involving the Human Rights Tribunal, and other tribunals and commissions.

Justin has presented to clients on the minor injury cap, liquor liability, director and officer insurance considerations, waivers, and summary proceedings. His contributions to the firm newsletter can be accessed below:

April 10, 2019


University of Calgary (Juris Doctor, 2014)

University of Calgary (B.A. in Political Science, 2011)

Justin Brunette's practice areas include:


Civil Sexual Abuse

Class Action Defence

Commercial General Liability

Directors and Officers Liability

First Nations

Hospitality – Liquor Liability, Social and Commercial Host Liability

Medical Malpractice

Municipal Liability

Product Liability

Professional Liability

Property Specialty

Regulatory and Administrative Liability

Sports and Recreational Liability


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