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ATTORNEY ADMITTED TO

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRIAL LAWYERS

BRIAN E DEVLIN QC has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

The induction ceremony at which BRIAN DEVLIN QC became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of approximately 570 persons during the recent 2016 Spring Meeting of the College in Maui, Hawaii.

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds, who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of fifteen years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.

Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province. There are currently approximately 5800 members in the United States and Canada, including active Fellows, Emeritus Fellows, Judicial Fellows (thoseMembership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province. There are currently approximately 5800 members in the United States and Canada, including active Fellows, Emeritus Fellows, Judicial Fellows (those who ascended to the bench after their induction) and Honorary Fellows. The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission.  The College strongly supports the independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.
The College is thus able to speak with a balanced voice on important issues affecting the legal profession and the administration of justice.
BRIAN DEVLIN QC is a lawyer in the firm of  OBRIEN DEVLIN MACLEOD  and has been practicing in Calgary for 36 years. The newly inducted Fellow is an alumna (alumnus) of the UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR School of Law. 
 
 

 Magazine Articles, Newspaper Commentaries, Books and other Publications highlighting some of the high profile cases conducted by Noel C. O'Brien, Q.C. will soon be added as this website undergoes updating.  These will include:

Avenue Magazine Cover Story: profiling the career of  Noel C. O'Brien Q.C. in the cover story entitled "The Best Money Can Buy" by Gordon Cope

Counsel for the Defence: A collection of lectures, including one delivered by Noel C. O'Brien, Q.C. as part of a series from the Bernard Cohn Memorial Lectures in Criminal Law, edited by Edward Greenspan Q.C.

Tough Crimes: a recent book comprised of a collection of stories authored by Canada's top criminal lawyers including Mr. O'Brien's account of one of  Alberta's most unusual murder trials that involved two missing bodies.

Be Good Sweet Maid: a book authored by Audrey Andrews detailing the legal trial of Dorothy Joudrie acquitted of attempted murder in a high profile jury case involving the controversial defence of "automatism" advanced by Mr. O'Brien, Q.C.

Two Missing Bodies: a book profiling the jury trial conducted by Noel C. O'Brien Q.C. where the accused Jake Wanner was acquitted by a jury of murder north of Calgary. The bodies of the two victims have never been found.

For Love and Money: the book authored by Licia Corbella and Kevin Martin delving into the background and fascinating circumstances leading up to the high profile trial of Dorothy Joudrie

Published Profiles: Numerous articles have been published profiling Noel C. O'Brien, Q.C .featuring his many successful defences in very high profile trials and appeals across Canada.

Case Profiles: For examples of some of the cases argued by Mr. O'Brien, Q.C., click on to Case Profiles on the above Task Bar and follow the link to Noel C. O'Brien, Q.C. and you may review summaries of the various trials and appeals that were conducted by him.

 

 

 
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