Patrick C. Fagan is a highly accomplished lawyer with an impressive career spanning over 35 years in the legal field. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario, where he graduated on the Dean’s Honor List (Top 10 in his class) in 1988. During his time at university, Fagan demonstrated his legal acumen by winning Gold medals in both the Arnup Cup Trial Competition and the C.B.I.A National Essay Competition.
Throughout his career, Fagan has gained recognition for securing verdicts of not guilty in high-profile cases, becoming renowned for his success as one of top lawyers Canada has to offer and earning great admiration within Alberta circles for his contributions to various magazines and newspapers throughout the years. His legal prowess was officially recognized when he was appointed Queen’s Counsel (now King’s Counsel) in 2008 — a prestigious appointment reserved only for those who have made exceptional contributions to their profession. Over the course of the past 3 decades, Patrick Fagan has successfully defended cases from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island. Every client is important, and no case is too big or too small.
For over 35 years, Patrick Fagan has devoted his professional life to the defence of persons charged with criminal offences.
Patrick Fagan’s high-profile cases include a couple of the largest drug seizures in the history of Alberta. Learn more about each case by visiting the links below.
(Regina vs. Cortez) & Regina vs. GGG
Chestermere Youth Murder Case
Calgary Double Homicide
Calgary Fire Fighter Escort Agency Case
Gun-Toting Hero Case
Good Samaritan Case
Regina vs. Taylor 2014 SCC 50
British Columbia Property Trafficking Case
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Selecting a lawyer to represent you during a criminal trial is arguably one of the most crucial decisions you could make. After all, life can be complex enough as it is without worrying about prison time or being convicted of an offence.
Patrick Fagan has secured NOT GUILTY verdicts in several high-profile cases and has an established record of success. At the risk of stating the abundantly obvious, there is a big difference between “defending” a high-profile case (indeed, any case) and actually “winning.”
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Experience & Reputation
Recent Cases Defended
R. v. KAA [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary – March 2021]
SUMMARY: The CPS HAWC helicopter observed suspicious activity on the part of a vehicle and directed a patrol car to stop it. The [...]
R. v. KEM [Provincial Court of Alberta, Cochrane – July 2021]
SUMMARY: While operating a motor vehicle on the Trans-Canada Highway near Lake Louise KEM was stopped by the RCMP and subjected to a [...]
R. v. RAH [Provincial Court of Alberta, Airdrie – October 2021]
SUMMARY: As a consequence of a shot being fired through the wall of a home in Airdrie, the RCMP were summoned to the [...]
R. v. FFF [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary – October 2021]
SUMMARY: The CPS Guns and Gangs Unit commenced an investigation into the alleged drug trafficking activity of FFF and that investigation led to [...]