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

International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation 

Canadian Bar Association

Calgary Bar Association

The Advocates Society 

American Bar Association

Volunteer Instructor  

University of Calgary Faculty of Law Trial Advocacy Course (2019-2020)

University of Calgary, Faculty of Law
Volunteer - Mooting Program (ongoing)
Coach - Court of Appeal Moot Team (2000)

Law Society of Alberta
(2018 - present)
Chair - Bencher Election Task Force
(2019 - present)
Vice-Chair - Lawyer Competence Committee
(2020 - present)
Vice-Chair - Practice Review Committee
Member - Innovating Regulation Task Force
Member - Policy and Finance and Audit Committees
Member - Continuing Competence Committee
(2012 - 2014)
Member - Joint CBA/LSA Legislative Review Committee, Southern AB Section
(2001 - 2011)
Member - Consolidated Adjudication Committees
(2018 - present)

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

Calgary Arts Development
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)
Vice-President, Seminars
(2002 - 2004)

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

2021 - 2022

Best Lawyers
Legal Malpractice Law


Queen’s Counsel Designation

2018 - 2021

Benchmark Litigation
Litigation Star


Legal 500
Dispute Resolution

2016 - 2017

Benchmark Litigation
Future Star

Stacy Petriuk QC


Stacy 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 is an elected member (Bencher) of the Board of Directors of the Law Society of Alberta, the organization that regulates and governs lawyers. She is the Chair of the Bencher Election Task Force and Vice Chair of the Lawyer Competence Committee. She serves on the Law Society's Consolidated Adjudication Committees: Appeal, Assurance Fund Adjudication (Finance), Conduct, Credentials and Education, Practice Review and Trust Safety. Previously, she served as Chair of the Assurance Fund Adjudication (Finance) Committee and Vice Chair of the Practice Review Committee. She is the Law Society's appointed member on the University of Calgary, Law Faculty Council. She previously sat on the Law Society's Finance and Audit and Policy Committees and Innovating Regulation Task Force.


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.

In addition, Stacy has served the legal profession as a member of the Law Society of Alberta Continuing Competence Committee (2012 to 2014), member of the Southern Alberta Section of the Joint Canadian Bar Association/Law Society of Alberta Legislative Review Committee (2001 to 2011) and Vice-President Seminars of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (2002 to 2004).


"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 QC, FCIArb

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

Co-Author with Virginia M. May QC

Speaking Engagements 

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

CBA Articling Students Subsection, "Drafting Pleadings" (2019)

CBA Articling Students Subsection, "Drafting Pleadings" (2018)

CBA Articling Students Subsection, "Drafting Pleadings" (2017)

CBA Articling Students Subsection, "Drafting Pleadings" (2016)

CBA Articling Students Subsection, "Drafting Pleadings" (2015)

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

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

CBA Articling Students Subsection, "Drafting Pleadings" (2014)

Damages seminar on "Complicated Settlements - factors that contribute and steps to consider" (2014)

CBA Articling Students Subsection, "Drafting Pleadings" (2013)

Liability Seminar "Getting Into Trial" (2014)

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

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

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

Dynamic Discoveries Seminar (2007)

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

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