John C. BilslandApril 6, 1958 – January 25, 2018

John articled and practiced with an Edmonton law firm before joining Weir Bowen LLP on February 1, 2009.

His practice centered on civil litigation, especially personal injury, construction law, builders’ liens, estate litigation, contract litigation and creditors’ rights.

John appeared as counsel before all levels of the Alberta courts as well as various administrative tribunals including the National Auto Dealers Arbitration Program, and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.

In addition to trial work, John had experience in mediations, arbitrations, and judicial dispute resolutions.






  • 1979 – Bachelor of Arts – University of Alberta
  • 1983 – Bachelor of Laws – University of Alberta

Bar Admission:

1984 – Law Society of Alberta

Professional Associations:

  • Edmonton Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association