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The Late Edward S. Pipella, Q.C., (1931 – 2014)

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In Memoriam
The Late Edward S. Pipella Q.C., was repeatedly selected by his peers as one of the “Best lawyers in Canada”
Celebrated 56 Years of Service at the BarEdward S. Pipella, Q.C., was awarded a peer review rating of AV – Pre-Eminent (the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards). The AV – Pre-Eminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous peer review rating process.

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Tara D. Pipella

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Listed in LEXPERT® as ‘Most Frequently/Consistently Recommended’ leading practitioner in the area of personal injury law.

Tara Pipella has been continuously listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner in Alberta in the area of Personal Injury litigation. Tara carries on the family tradition of her late father, Edward S. Pipella, Q.C., practicing exclusively in the area of personal injury law and acting exclusively for Plaintiffs, successfully negotiating settlements and arguing cases that ensure proper compensation for her clients’ catastrophic injuries.

Tara received her Bachelor of Communications from the University of Calgary in 1989. Thereafter, she completed her Bachelor of Education in 1991 and taught with the Calgary Board of Education for one year. Tara then pursued her Bachelor of Laws (Honours with Distinction) from the University of Wales in Cardiff in 1997.

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Derek Allchurch

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Pipella Law is pleased to announce that Derek Allchurch has joined the team at Pipella Law. Derek is a graduate of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law. After articling in Edmonton and getting admitted to the Alberta Bar, he returned home to Calgary in 1995. From 1995 to present, Derek has worked as a Plaintiff’s personal injury lawyer at several Calgary law firms.Derek is excited about his move to Pipella Law in January 2015, as he has personally witnessed Pipella Law’s commitment to excellence while representing injured Plaintiffs alongside Pipella Law for many years.

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Loretta A. Murphy

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Loretta Murphy received her Bachelor of Law from the University of Calgary in 1998. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Loretta worked as a Critical Care nurse and educator for over a decade.Throughout her legal career, Loretta has practiced primarily in litigation with a focus on personal injury from both a plaintiff and insurance defence perspective. She has applied her unique expertise to achieve the best results for her clients. Loretta has also provided opinions on medical aspects of family law and disability insurance matters. In addition, Loretta has conducted trials and represented clients at the Alberta Court of Queens’ Bench and the Court of Appeal, as well as, various administrative tribunals.

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Patricia M. Gutek

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Patricia (Patti) Gutek was raised in Calgary and attended St. Francis High School. She obtained both her Bachelor of Commerce (1999) and Law degrees (2003) at the University of Calgary, with time spent as a visiting student at McGill University, the University of Miami and the Queen’s University Centre for International Study in the U.K. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Grant McKibben Prize for the student who epitomizes the energy and spirit of the Calgary law school community. Patti articled with Edward S. Pipella, Q.C. and was called to the Bar in November 2004.

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Kimber R. Pipella

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Following in the footsteps of her father and sister, Kimber Pipella, has joined Pipella Law with aspirations of carrying on the family tradition of working as a personal injury litigator. Kimber received her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Leisure, Tourism and Society at the University of Calgary in 1993. As part of her program, she embarked on various field studies throughout the Caribbean and the West Indies where she studied the physical geography and the impact of tourism in the areas of the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia and St. Vincent. In addition, she studied environmental, religious and gender issues in Egypt, Israel, Greece and Turkey, and completed a semester at the University of Laval in the French for Non-Francophones program in Quebec City. Following graduation, Kimber was offered a one-year fellowship at Walt Disney World in Florida as a ‘Canadian Ambassador’. Her exposure to media at Disney piqued her interest in journalism. In 1997, she completed her Honour’s Diploma in Cinema, Television, Stage and Radio with a major in Broadcast News at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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Alyshea Surani

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Alyshea Surani completed her Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary in 2017. Prior to law school, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Dean’s List) from the University of Calgary in 2012.

Alyshea has considerable experience helping various physicians in their practices and has extensive experience reading and writing medical reports, an area in which she has worked for the past 8 years.

Alyshea volunteers with the World Partnership Walk, an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation Canada. She also enjoys music, dancing and travel during her time off.

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