Shawn L. Gerstel

Shawn L. Gerstel


Phone: 780-784-7500
Toll Free: 1-833-784-7500
Fax: 780-421-4872


B.A. Simon Fraser University 2005
LL.B. University of Saskatchewan 2009


Alberta 2010

Professional Memberships

The Canadian Bar Association

Edmonton Bar Association

Criminal Trial Lawyers Association

National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers


Accused Acquitted of Aggravated Assault

CTV News – charges dismissed

Safeway guard cleared of charges

Shawn L. Gerstel, B.A., LL.B.

Exclusive Criminal and Quasi-criminal Law Defence Practice

Shawn is a Partner at Liberty Law.  Originally from Northern British Columbia, Shawn received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from Simon Fraser University in 2005 and went on to receive his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2009.  Shawn joined the firm as an articling student and was admitted to the Alberta Bar in July 2010.   Since his admission, Shawn has practiced exclusively in criminal and quasi-criminal law defence.

Experience With the Crown Prosecutor’s Office

Shawn has always focused his studies and career development in the area of criminal law.  During the summer of 2008, Shawn was employed as a summer articling student with the Crown Prosecutor’s office in British Columbia and conducted a number of trials in Provincial Court.

Shawn’s experience with the Crown Prosecutor’s Office provided him with a unique understanding of how the Crown prepares a case for trial which has assisted him in preparing his clients’ defence.

Shawn Has Been Successful Representing His Clients in the Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench in Alberta Including Trials Conducted in Front of a Jury

Shawn has also successfully represented clients in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories. Shawn has successfully defended clients charged with impaired driving, assault, robbery, sexual assault, theft, manslaughter, attempted murder, murder, and clients facing charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Shawn has also been successful representing clients in front of the Transportation Safety Board and has defended clients charged with traffic, regulatory, and bylaw offences.

Shawn would be happy to meet with you to discuss your legal matters either in person or over the phone.

If you would like a FREE CONSULTATION with Shawn L. Gerstel, contact him now:

EDMONTON Phone: 780-784-7500 | Toll-free: 1-833-784-7500
300 MacLean Block10110 – 107 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 1J4