University of Cambridge, LL.M.


University of Calgary, LL.B.


Queen’s University, BA

Law Society of Alberta 

Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association 

Association of Women Lawyers

Canadian Bar Association

Calgary Bar Association

The Advocates Society 

American Bar Association

Volunteer Instructor  

University of Calgary Faculty of Law Trial Advocacy Course (2019 - 2022)


University of Calgary, Faculty of Law
Volunteer - Mooting Program (ongoing)

Coach - Court of Appeal Moot Team (2000)

Law Society of Alberta
Mentor Connect
Volunteer (2020 - present)

Mentor Express
Volunteer (2021 - present)

Law Society of Alberta
(2018 - present)

Executive Committee
Member (2021 - present)

Conduct Committee
Chair (2022 - present)
Vice-Chair (2021 - 2022)

Lawyer Competence Committee
Member (2022 - present)
Vice-Chair (2020 - 2021)

Consolidated Regulatory Committees (Assurance Fund Adjudications (Finance), Complaint Dismissal Appeals, Credentials and Education and Trust Safety)
Member (2021 - present)

Practice Review Committee
Member (2021 - present)
Vice-Chair (2019 - 2020)

Audit and Finance Committee
Chair (2021 - 2022)
Member (2018 - 2019)

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Vice-Chair (2021 - 2022)

Innovating Regulation Task Force
Member (2019 - 2020)

Consolidated Adjudication Committees (Appeal, Assurance Fund Adjudications (Finance), Conduct, Credentials and Education, Practice Review and Trust Safety)
Member (2019 - 2021) 

Bencher Election Task Force
Chair (2019 - 2020)

Assurance Fund Adjudication (Finance) Committee
Chair (2019 - 2020)

Appeal, Assurance Fund Adjudication (Finance), Conduct, Credentials and Education, Practice Review, Trust Safety Committees
Member (2018 - 2019)

Policy and Finance and Audit Committees
Member (2018 - 2019)

Continuing Competence Committee
Member (2012 - 2014)

Joint CBA/LSA Legislative Review Committee, Southern AB Section
Member (2001 - 2011)

University of Calgary
Member - Law Faculty Council
(2019 - 2021)

Calgary Arts Development Authority
Member - Board of Directors
(2014 - 2020)

Rosedale Playschool Society
(2010 - 2011)

Calgary Region Arts Society
City of Calgary-Appointed Member
(2002 - 2005)

Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA)
Board of Directors
Vice-President, Seminars (2002 - 2004)

Calgary Humane Society
Member - Strategic Planning Committee
(2001 - 2005)

2021 - 2023

Best Lawyers
Legal Malpractice Law


Best Lawyers
Corporate & Commercial Litigation


Best Lawyers
Electronic Discovery & Information Management Law


Benchmark Litigation
Top 100 Women in Canadian Litigation

2018 - 2022

Benchmark Litigation
Litigation Star


Queen’s Counsel Designation
(now King's Counsel)


Legal 500
Dispute Resolution

2016 - 2017

Benchmark Litigation
Future Star

Stacy Petriuk KC

Stacy Petriuk was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She was the Managing Partner of JSS Barristers from 2015 to early 2018. She joined JSS Barristers as their first Associate over 20 years ago after articling with a major Calgary law firm. Stacy's practice focuses on civil, corporate and commercial litigation, including professional negligence. She also has experience in class actions and insolvency. Stacy has appeared at every level of the Alberta courts and has conducted and assisted with numerous trials and appeals.

Stacy has a particular expertise in e-discovery and e-trials, having conducted one of the first civil e-trials in Calgary. Her expertise extends to document management in complex cases. She has published and presented frequently on e-discovery and e-trials including document management in complex litigation.


Stacy obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in political studies from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law in 1996. She was awarded the Campbell McLaurin Achievement Award, the law school's silver medal. Stacy has a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge, England. At the University of Cambridge, she studied international public law, international private law, international commercial litigation and insurance law. She was awarded the Viscount Bennett Scholarship and the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Bursary. She is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust.

Awards and Recognitions

Since 2018, Stacy has been named Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation every year. She is also included in their 2022 list of Top 100 Women in Canadian Litigation.

Recently, she was also recognized by Best Lawyers for her work in Legal Malpractice Law. Previously, she was also recognized for Dispute Resolution by Legal 500 and as Future Star by Benchmark Litigation. 

In 2020, Stacy received her Queen's Counsel (now King's Counsel) Designation.


Stacy is an elected Bencher (Member) of the Board of Directors at the Law Society of Alberta, the organization that regulates lawyers. She has been a Member of the Executive Committee since 2021 and she is the Chair of the Conduct Committee. Previously, she was Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee, Vice-Chair of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Vice-Chair of the Lawyer Competence Committee. She also chaired the Bencher Election Task Force. She is also a member of numerous other committees, such as the Consolidated Regulatory Committee (Assurance Fund Adjudications (Finance), Complaint Dismissal Appeals, Credentials and Education, and Trust Safety), and the Practice Review Committee. She previously sat on the Law Society's Policy Committee and Innovating in Regulation Task Force.


"Questioning Corporate Representatives, Minors and Professional Defendants"

Rules of Court 2017 Seminar
Co-Author with Zao Han and Presented Paper 

"Questioning the Atypical Witness/Party"

Questioning - 2016 Seminar
Co-Author and Presented Paper

"Alberta Anomalies of Service Ex Juris: The Implications of Metcalfe Estate v. Yamaha Motor Powered Products Co., Ltd." (2013) 9:2

International Lawyer/Revue Canadienne De Driot International 77.

"Club Resorts Ltd. v. Van Breda"

Case comment with Darren Reed presented to CBA South Litigation Subsection (2012)
Co-Author and Presented Paper

"Use of Technology at Trial"

Trial Prep 2012 seminar
Author and Presented Paper

"Conducting a Paperless Trial"

E-Trials and E-Discovery Seminar (2009)
Co-Author and Presented Paper

"Working up a Traumatic Brain Injury Case"

Traumatic Brain Injuries Seminar (2009)
Co-Author and Presented Paper

"Refresher on the 2004 Amendments to the Insurance Act"

Insurance Act Seminar (2008)
Co-Author and Presented Paper

"Procedural Potpourri"

Chambers Advocacy Seminar (2008)
Co-Author and Presented Paper

"Recent Issues in Loss of Housekeeping and Loss of Earning Capacity Claims"

The Expert Witness Seminar (2007)
Co-Author and Presented Paper

"Effective Use of Experts in Accident Reconstruction: A Plaintiff's (Practical) Perspective" (2002)

Co-Author with Sabri Shawa KC, FCIArb

"Traumatic Brain Injury Damages Case Law and Award Trends" (1999)

Co-Author with Virginia M. May KC

Speaking Engagements 

"Evidence for Litigators", The Advocates' Society (2020)

"Draft Pleadings", CBA Articling Students Subsection (2013 - 2019)

"CCAA Primer - Staying Involved When Your Client Needs It Most", Client presentation (2015)

"Document Management in Complex Litigation Files", LESA Seminar (2015)

 "Complicated Settlements - Factors That Contribute and Steps to Consider", Damages seminar (2014)

"Getting Into Trial", Liability Seminar  (2014)

"Club Resorts Ltd. v. Van Breda", CBA International Business Law Subsection (2021) 

"Conducting a Paperless Trial", CBA Civil Litigation Subsection (2011)

"Conducting a Paperless Trial", Alberta Law Conference (2011)

"Conducting a Paperless Trial", Calgary Litigation Support Professionals seminar (2011)

Dynamic Discoveries Seminar (2007)

3rd Annual Obstetric Malpractice and Risk Management Seminar (2004)

A seminar of the Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta (2001)