Colleen Ripka

Colleen Ripka

Professional Background

  • 1999 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Distinction, University of Alberta

  • 2002 Bachelor of Laws, University of Alberta

  • Called to the Alberta Bar July 17, 2003

Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Colleen was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2003 after completing her articles at a general practice firm. Prior to joining Litco Law, Colleen primarily practiced Civil Litigation including working as in-house counsel for one of the largest insurance companies in Canada and has inside knowledge of the internal workings of the insurance industry. Colleen has handled a wide variety of Personal Injury claims including severe brain injuries, permanent coma, spinal cord injuries, and fatality claims. Colleen continues to work on her professional development including her recently training in Mediation and Interest Based Negotiation.

Throughout her career, Colleen’s practice has involved both negotiation and courtroom advocacy. She has conducted trials before the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Provincial Court of Alberta, worked on matters at all levels of court in Alberta and appeared before numerous quasi-judicial tribunals including the Appeals Commission for Alberta Workers’ Compensation.

Personal Snapshot

Outside of work, Colleen enjoys travelling, volunteering and spending time with family.

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