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New Assistant Chief Justice Appointed in Northern Region

Dec 18, 2023

Justice Andrea Chrenek has been appointed as the assistant chief justice of the Alberta Court of Justice for the northern region for a five-year term.

Chrenek obtained a bachelor of laws from the University of Alberta in 1993. She started her career at Brownlee Fryett, now Brownlee LLP, in Edmonton and in 1996, she moved to Lewis & Chrenek LLP in Grande Prairie. She became a partner at Lewis & Chrenek in 1997, specializing in civil and family litigation.

In 2018, Chrenek was appointed a justice of the Alberta Court of Justice. Her professional journey has been marked by a commitment to collaboration, effective communication and a supportive work environment.

As the assistant chief justice, Chrenek will be responsible for assisting the chief justice and overseeing legal matters in the northern region of the province. The northern region includes the base courts in Grande Prairie, Peace River, High Prairie and High Level, as well as the circuit points out of those base courts.

The Court is proud to congratulate Assistant Chief Justice Chrenek as she assumes her new role.