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Glass was admitted to the Alberta bar in 1988 and has primarily practiced in the areas of criminal, civil and family law.

He has been a Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta since 2008 and has made additional contributions to Alberta’s legal community through his coordination and promotion of continuing education and professional development for his colleagues.

Glass has also served Albertans with his work in helping new immigrants adjust to life in Canada as a volunteer with the Central Alberta Refugee Effort and as a past president and current board member of the Parkland Humane SPCA, Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association and Canadian Bar Association.

“Mr. Glass brings a wealth of experience to his new position and has been an active member of Alberta’s legal community. His attitude and experience will help our judiciary continue to serve central Albertans well.”

Jonathan Denis, Q.C., Minister of Justice and Solicitor General

The Alberta Judicial Council screens all candidates for Provincial Court appointments and forwards a list of recommended applicants to the Provincial Court Nominating Committee. The committee then interviews candidates from the list and recommends the names of those appointees felt to be of the highest calibre to the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General.

The Provincial Court Nominating Committee was established in 1999. The 11 members are appointed by the Minister of Justice and represent the Alberta Provincial Court, the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association (Alberta Branch), and other members from the legal profession and the public. The Judicial Council has representatives from the Alberta Provincial Court, Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and the Law Society of Alberta. It also includes two people appointed by the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General.

Under the Building Alberta Plan, our government is investing in families and communities, living within our means, and opening new markets for Alberta's resources to ensure we're able to fund the services Albertans told us matter most to them. We will continue to deliver the responsible change Albertans voted for.