Tory Hibbitt

Avocate-conseil | Calgary


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Tory Hibbitt maintains a diverse and multi-jurisdictional practice which involves representing healthcare professionals, hospitals, and health authorities in a range of disputes, including regulatory matters and civil litigation.  In addition to her litigation practice, Tory is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/C), and assists public and private health industry clients to navigate the complexities of relevant statutory and regulatory frameworks, including privacy related matters.

Tory has a varied background in civil litigation, and has appeared or assisted with matters before the Federal Court of Appeal and all levels of Alberta courts.  She has also appeared before tribunals, such as the College of Acupuncturists of Alberta, and the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal.  Drawing on her broad experience, Tory applies her academic bent when conducting in-depth analyses of complex legal issues and advising on strategy.  Whether representing clients in disputes or acting in an advisory capacity, Tory implements a pragmatic, results-driven approach to achieve client objectives.

Tory is actively involved with the Canadian Bar Association. She is past Chair of the National Health Law section, and enjoys mentoring law students and junior lawyers.

Réalisations professionnelles et leadership

  • Alberta Law Review, Morrow Essay Contest, First Prize, 2017
  • University of Kent – Oxford University Press, Academic Excellence in LL.M., First Prize, 2015
  • Santander – Ethics and Society Scholarship, Fordham University, New York City, 2015
  • University of Kent – International Postgraduate Scholarship, 2014
  • University of Kent – Academic Excellence in LL.B., First Prize, 2014

Leadership éclairé

Tory has authored and co-authored many articles, papers, and blog posts, including:
  • Co-Author, "Ontario Superior Court of Justice upholds Protection for Communities and Exploited Persons Act," 2023
  • Author, A.H. v. Fraser Health Authority: Issues of Unlawful Detainment, 2019
  • Co-Author, “A Matter of Life and Death”, Alberta Doctors’ Digest, 2018
  • Author, “A Synthesis of Legal Issues Regarding Posthumous Conception and Preparing to Advise the Future Family on Estate Planning”, 2017
  • Co-Author, “Case Summary: Credibility in Personal Injury Claims”, 2017
  • Co-Author, "Alberta Court of Appeal Upholds Finding of Negligence Against Investment Advisor and Employer for Losses Incurred due to Unsuitable High Risk Investments", 2017
  • Co-Author, "Alberta Court Awards Fraction of Amount Claimed in Latest Chronic Pain Case", 2017
  • Author, "The Need to Reconceptualize De-medicalization in the Context of Death and Dying: The Quest for Autonomy", 2016
  • Author, "A Moral Underpinning for Legal Ethics", 2014

Engagement communautaire

  • Instructor, Osgoode Certificate in Privacy and Information Management in Health Care, 2024
  • Mentor, TENET i2c program, Hunter Hub – accelerator program for University of Calgary researchers, clinicians, postdocs, graduate students, and staff to transform their health research into a commercial product or service
  • Finals Judge, The Walker Health Law Moot, 2022
  • Mentor, Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch, Mentorship Program, 2020 - Present
  • Volunteer, Rockyview General Hospital Ethics Committee, 2017 - Present
  • Law Student Mentor, KLS Mentoring Scheme, 2014 - Present
  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Law Alberta, Civil Claims Duty Counsel, 2018 - 2021
  • Postgraduate LL.M. Ambassador, University of Kent, 2014 - 2015
  • Academic Peer Mentor, University of Kent, 2013 - 2014
  • Law Clinic Coordinator, University of Kent Law Clinic, 2013 - 2014

Postes d’administrateur

  • Honourary Member-at-Large, Canadian Bar Association – Health Law Section, 2023 - Present
  • Past Chair, Canadian Bar Association – Health Law Section, 2022 - 2023
  • Chair, Canadian Bar Association – Health Law Section, 2021 - 2022
  • Past Chair, Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch – Young Lawyers Alberta (South) Section, 2021 - 2022
  • Executive Member, Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch – Young Lawyers Alberta (South) Section, 2017 - Present
  • Vice Chair, Canadian Bar Association – Health Law Section, 2020 - 2021
  • Co-Chair, Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch – Young Lawyers Alberta (South) Section, 2019 - 2021
  • Vice Chair, Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch – Young Lawyers Alberta (South) Section, 2018 - 2019

Associations professionnelles

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association, End of Life Issues Working Group
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Association of Women Lawyers
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Formation et admission au barreau

  • Alberta, 2017
  • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional, Canada (CIPP/C), 2023
  • National Committee on Accreditation, 2015
  • LL.M. (Distinction), Medical Law & Ethics, University of Kent, UK, 2015
  • LL.B. (Distinction), University of Kent, UK, 2014
  • BA (Hons), Philosophy, Queen’s University, 2011
  • Academic Exchange, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, 2010