• Dean’s Honor List (Top 10 – Class of ’88) – Bachelor of Laws – University of Western Ontario
  • Bachelor of Arts – Carleton University (Class of ’85)
  • Arnup Cup Trial Competition – Gold Medalist
  • C.B.I.A National Essay Competition – Gold Medalist
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel – January 2008
  • Full time member of the Law Society of Alberta and British Columbia

For the past 25 years Patrick Fagan has devoted his professional life to the defense of persons charged with criminal offences.

Mr. Fagan’s trial experience ranges from shoplifting to million dollar fraud, common assault to first degree murder, impaired driving to criminal negligence causing death and simple possession of drugs to wholesale trafficking and importation.

Mr. Fagan has secured verdicts of not guilty in a number of high profile cases and has an established record of success. High profile cases include one of the largest cocaine seizures in the history of Alberta (Regina vs. Cortez) the Chestermere Youth Murder Case, the Calgary Fire Fighter Escort Agency Case, the Gun Toting Hero Case, the Good Samaritan Case, Regina v. Taylor 2014 SCC 50 and (most recently) the British Columbia Property Trafficking Case.

Patrick Fagan maintains a law office in Calgary and Vancouver.  In fact, Patrick Fagan was voted “Best Criminal Lawyer in Vancouver” by readers of The Georgia Straight for 2015.


Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results. Every case is unique and outcomes will vary accordingly.

Mr. Fagan’s criminal defense practice has extended to:

  • The Provincial Court of Alberta

  • The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

  • The Court of Appeal of Alberta

  • The Alberta Securities Commission

  • The Law Enforcement Review Board

  • The Provincial Court of British Columbia

  • The Supreme Court of British Columbia

  • The British Columbia Court of Appeal

  • The Provincial Court of Saskatchewan

  • The Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan

  • The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

  • The Provincial Court of Ontario

  • The Ontario Superior Court of Justice

  • The Provincial Court of New Brunswick

  • The Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick

  • Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories

  • Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories

  • Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador

  • The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador