Richard joined the Firm after working for a leading, full-service national law firm in Calgary, Alberta. In Calgary, Richard had a general practice in civil litigation which he has continued with the Firm. Appearing before the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench and Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Richard provides his clients with steadfast, strategic counsel and has a proven track record of advancing thoughtful and compelling arguments. During law school, Richard volunteered with Student Legal Assistance at the University of Calgary, assisting local citizens with civil, criminal and family law matters. Richard also volunteered as a Research Assistant with the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre.
During his final year of law school, Richard was awarded a Clerkship with the Provincial Court of Alberta where he provided research and support to Judges of the Civil, Criminal and Family Law Divisions of the Court. Richard achieved Dean’s List standing in his final year of law school, which recognizes the top ten students in each year of the JD program.
Growing up in the Durham Region, Richard was active with the Pickering Village Soccer Club and the Ajax Soccer Club, playing house league and select soccer . Richard is active in his community, volunteering for various political campaigns in Ajax-Pickering and Whitby. Richard is committed to ongoing legal education and academic contributions.
Called to the Alberta Bar (2014), Called to the Ontario Bar (2015)
J.D., University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, 2013
M.A. Political Science, University of Western Ontario, 2008
B.A.(Hons.) Political Studies, Queen’s University, 2007
Dean’s Honour List, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, 2012/2013
Jason Lang Academic Scholarship, 2012
Alan D. Hunter Award for Distinction in Evidence Law, 2012
W. Bernie Kelly, Q.C., Memorial Prize for Distinction in Legal Ethics, 2012
Western Graduate Research Scholarship, 2007
Western Teaching Assistant Entry Award, 2007
“Proximity in Tort Law: To Characterize the Relationship as Recognized or Novel? That is the Question”, Heather L. Treacy, Q.C., Matthew Both, Richard J. Campbell, Thomson-Carswell, Annual Review of Civil Litigation, 2014, Edited by the Honourable Mr. Justice Todd J.Archibald of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
“A Well-Drafted Human Rights Release is Valid and Enforceable: Alberta Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Employer’s Release”, Focus on Canadian Employment/Equality Rights Newsletter, (LexisNexis), September 2014.
Law Society of Alberta
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
The Advocates’ Society