Hon. Allan H. Wachowich, Q.C. LL.D.
The Hon. Allan H. Wachowich, Q.C., LL.D. advises Cambridge Strategies Inc. (CSI) clients on the juridical and legal dimensions of their endeavours.
As a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group of Dentons’ Edmonton office. His practice focuses on insurance and insolvency law as well as on alternative dispute resolution.
Born in Opal, Alberta, Mr. Wachowich is among the first generation of Albertans of Polish ancestry who made this province home. Educated at St. Joseph's High School in Edmonton, he took his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees at the University of Alberta. Called to the Alberta Bar in 1959, Mr. Wachowich served Her Majesty as a judge from 1974 to 2010. Appointed as Associate Chief Justice from 1993 to 2000, he capped his career as Chief Justice of Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta from 2000 to 2010. During this period, he admitted more than 600 lawyers to the Bar.
His extensive community service includes time on the board of the Western Catholic Reporter, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace; Member and Chair of the Board of Governors of Alberta College, Edmonton; Chair of the Board of the Edmonton General Hospital (Grey Nuns) from 1983 - 1986, and Board Member for 13 years; and founder of the St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers' Guild. Al and his wife Bette have four children.