With over 20+ years experience. Free initial consultation, contact us today!  Services disponibles en français.

Charged with a criminal offence in Calgary?
Need a Criminal Lawyer?

Dahlem Criminal Defence can help you.

 Call DCD Now  

Calgary Criminal Defence Lawyer

Dahlem Criminal Defence will defend your Calgary criminal charges.

(Updated for September 2022) Regular in person court sittings have resumed. There are new rules for court attendance for people charged with criminal offences.

Are you charged with an offence and have to appear in court in Calgary? Dahlem Criminal Defence can defend your charges in Calgary for you. As experienced criminal lawyers, Dahlem Criminal Defence makes the process easy for you.

Dahlem Criminal Defence is based out of Calgary. From our main office at 2610, 801 6th Ave. SW, we serve our clients in Calgary and across Alberta. We're located two blocks from the Calgary Courts Centre.

Tyson Dahlem is a criminal lawyer who has practiced criminal law for over 18 years. He has comprehensive experience of all the peculiarities of the Calgary Court. Tyson has detailed knowledge of local law enforcement and local issues.

Contact Dahlem Criminal Defence lawyers now and we will answer your questions. Your first consultation is free.

What goes into court in Calgary?

The Calgary Court Centre contains the Calgary Provincial Court, and the Court of Queen’s Bench Judicial District of Calgary. Drug Treatment Court, Traffic Court, Family Court, Provincial Court Civil, Provincial Court Criminal, Tsuut'ina Nation Court, are all located here. All jury trials take place in the Court of Queen’s Bench in this building. As a result of COVID, there are special rules in place. Please click on the COVID button above for more information.

All criminal trials, either in provincial court or the Court of Queen’s Bench, take place at the Calgary Courts Centre.

The Calgary Court Centre

Calgary Courts Centre
601 5 St SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 5P7

calgary court centre

The most common charges in Calgary?

Theft / Shoplifting
Drug trafficking
Impaired Driving
Break and Enter

Sitting times for Provincial Court (Criminal) in Calgary

Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. in Courtroom 305 - In-Custody docket only.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 A.M. in Courtroom 505 - Federal Matters - In Custody Docket only.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. in Court Management Office (CMO) 4th Floor, North Tower - Federal Matters - Out of Custody Docket.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 A.M. in Courtroom 508 - Domestic Violence docket only.

Sitting Times for Provincial Court (Family & Youth) in Calgary

Monday through Friday at 9:30 A.M

Sitting times for Provincial Court (Civil) in Calgary

Monday through Friday at 9:30 A.M. & 1:30 P.M.