Joel Chevrefils

Joel Chevrefils criminal defence lawyers

Joel Chevrefils is a highly respected criminal defence lawyer, born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. With a steadfast commitment to providing unwavering support to individuals facing criminal charges, Joel has become a trusted advocate within the legal community. He holds degrees in Business, Economics, and Law from the University of Calgary and has a comprehensive academic background that enhances his ability to navigate complex legal matters.



Since 2004, Joel has been passionately dedicated to championing the rights of individuals in Calgary and its surrounding areas. Over the years, he has honed his practice to focus primarily on criminal defence cases handled by the Provincial Court of Alberta at the trial level. His expertise spans a broad spectrum of criminal offences, leaving no stone unturned in his pursuit of justice. From assault and impaired driving/DUI to dangerous driving, drug possession/trafficking, theft, fraud and resisting arrest, he tackles each case with unyielding determination. 



Joel’s standing as an exceptional legal professional has been forged through his impressive track record across all levels of court in Alberta. With a relentless commitment to excellence, he navigates high-stakes cases with unmatched precision and expertise, leaving no room for compromise. He has had the privilege of being mentored by some of Calgary’s most esteemed legal minds, including Willie deWit, Lorne Scott, and Gregory Dunn. Their guidance and wisdom have influenced his approach to law, instilling in him a deep sense of dedication and compassion for his clients.

Renowned for his dedication to his client’s well-being, Joel invests the time and effort to truly understand their stories and the specific details surrounding their charges. By fostering strong relationships built on trust, he formulates effective strategies tailored to their unique situations, ensuring the most favourable outcomes possible. Joel’s meticulous approach, coupled with his extensive legal knowledge, has consistently translated into a remarkable history of success, with many clients achieving resolutions without conviction. 

Beyond his individual practice, Joel actively engages with the legal community and dedicates his time as an advising lawyer at Student Legal Assistance. His prior affiliation with Calgary Legal Guidance serves as a testament to his steadfast commitment to providing vital legal support to those in need. Joel is also a valued member of esteemed organizations such as the Law Society of Alberta, the Calgary Criminal Defence Lawyers Association, and the Calgary Bar Association. Moreover, he has made significant contributions to the legal profession by serving on the executive board for the Alberta Branch of the Canadian Bar Association Criminal Section.

As part of the Alberta Criminal Defence Lawyers team, Joel continues to make significant strides in establishing the firm across the province. Known for his passionate advocacy and unwavering dedication to his clients, Joel Chevrefils remains a trusted and respected figure in the field of criminal defence. With his comprehensive understanding of the law, coupled with his commitment to justice, he continues to make a profound impact on the lives of those he represents.