JANICE CHAPMAN, BA (DISTINCTION), LLB.
Janice Chapman was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. She grew up in Windsor Park attending Windsor Park Elementary School, Garneau Jr. High School, and Strathcona High School. She also attended boarding school for one year at Strathcona Lodge School for Girls.
Janice’s father Jack Chapman and his sister Darlene Chapman were both lawyers who had a practice on Whyte Avenue for over 50 years. Janice has a sister in Toronto, Ontario who is a Provincial Court Judge.
From a very early age Janice knew that ultimately she would become a lawyer. However, in the interim she studied anthropology, obtaining her Bachelor of Arts Degree (Special) with distinction from the University of Alberta in 1983.
For a period of time, Janice traveled the world spending a year living in Johannesburg, South Africa. She also spent many months in Greece and in Mexico. The study of other cultures and people has always been her passion.
In 1987 Janice completed her Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Alberta. She was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1988 and has been a practicing personal injury lawyer for over 30 years. 27 of those years being at Braithwaite Boyle.
Currently, Janice is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, as well as the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association. She has successfully negotiated and mediated thousands of cases in both the private and judicial context.
Janice is an avid sponsor of the Foster Parents Plan, and has been so for approximately 25 years. As well, she is a great animal lover and a supporter and sponsor of the SPCA. For a long period of time she volunteered her extra time, and was a supporter and fund raiser, for the Coachella Valley Horse Rescue located in Indio, California. This is an organization that rescues and rehabilitates abandoned, abused or neglected horses.
Janice has a great love of the outdoors, and some of her favorite times are while walking in the river valley with her beloved dog, Angel. She also spends her time developing her photography and art skills.
THREE ALBERTA LOCATIONS:
Braithwaite Boyle Building
11816 – 124 ST NW
Edmonton, AB T5L 0M3
Braithwaite Boyle Centre
#200, 1701 Centre St.
Calgary, AB T2E 7Y2
Braithwaite Boyle Office
3401 Gaetz Ave
Red Deer, AB T4N 3Y3