Valerie Prather's practice focuses on professional negligence and administrative law. She has appeared before various administrative tribunals,
the Court of Queen's Bench and the Court of Appeal of
negligence practice concentrates on representing physicians before the courts when
they are sued for medical negligence. In addition, she provides assistance to
physicians in dealing with professional conduct issues before the College of Physicians and Surgeons and various
hospital administrative tribunals. She is a frequent lecturer at the University of Calgary Medical School as well as at Grand Rounds and medical conferences on medico-legal matters.
addition to her practice, Valerie is actively involved in the Moot Court program at the
University of Calgary Law School and teaches advocacy to practising lawyers through the Advocates' Society.
In 2013, Valerie was named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She was also the recipient of the Women in Law Leadership Award for Leadership in Private Practice. In 2016, she was appointed as Queen's Counsel.
Valerie R. Prather Q.C., received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating
2017, Legal Media Groups Benchmark Litigation: Canada
Valerie R. Prather Q.C., recognized as a litigation star in professional liability
2016, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Valerie R. Prather Q.C., consistently recommended, Medical Negligence - Represents Defendants
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