Eva Chipiuk – Associate
EDUCATION: 2005-2008 Master of Laws (LLM.) Specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution York University, Osgoode Hall Law School
2002-2005 Baccalaureate of Laws (LL.B.) University of Ottawa
1997-2001 Bachelor of Sciences (B.Sc.), Psychology University of Alberta
Eva is an associate in the litigation department at Prowse Chowne. She practices general civil litigation, regulatory and administrative law, with a focus on environmental and property rights issues. Eva has extensive experience representing landowners whose land is affected by industry or government development, including expropriation matters with municipalities and the Province; industrial developments such as power plans; natural resource development; and electrical transmission infrastructure. In some cases, Eva has worked with large landowner groups with a common purpose in cases involving powerline or pipeline route applications.
Eva regularly appears before various Alberta boards and tribunals, including the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) – formerly the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB), the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board (AEAB), and the Surface Rights Board (SRB).
Eva holds a Masters degree in Law, specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Eva recognizes the benefits to parties to come to a mutually agreeable solution. She frequently engages in mediation and other means of alternate dispute resolution with her clients as a means to resolving disputes.
Eva is proficient in English, French, Polish and Spanish. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Edmonton Bar Association.
Alberta Wilderness Association, Annual Lecture & Awards Conference (2009) – Green Law: Legal Precedents from Environmental Protection.
University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law, Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Graduate Student Conference (2008) – Presentation Topic: A Historical Review of ADR: The Orderly Ascent of Adjudication or the Persistent Pursuit of an “Alternative”
Chipiuk, E., “Overcoming the Attribution Bias: Incorporating Restorative Justice Processes into the Canadian Criminal Justice System”, (2005) 74 Rev. Jur. U.P.R. 967