Rita R. Tripathy

Practice Focus

  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
    • Leader of BD&P's Personal Injury Practice Group
    • Represents Plaintiffs exclusively in claims for wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury including brain injury, paraplegia, quadriplegia and permanent disabilities
    • Represents international clients, and clients from other Canadian provinces, in a range of personal injury and wrongful death claims following an accident in Alberta
    • Brings to the table insight learned from years of experience representing insurers in personal injury defence work
  • Business Immigration
    • Canadian Immigration
      • Obtaining Canadian Status Documents for residents from all countries
      • Obtaining work permits/visas and extensions including Labour Market Impact Assessments or opinions for exemptions of Labour Market Impact Assessments
      • Obtaining Canadian citizenship
      • Obtaining visitor visas and study permits
      • Acquiring and maintaining Canadian permanent resident status (provincial nominee programs, Canadian experience class, family sponsorship and federal skilled worker class
      • Preparing rehabilitation applications (criminal inadmissibility)
    •  United States Immigration
      • Obtaining all U.S. work visas (business visitor, L-1 status, TN status, E-visa company and individual status)
      • Preparing rehabilitation applications (criminal inadmissibility)

Practice Areas


  • University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Laws, 1991
  • University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Education, 1986

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 1992

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Immigration Law - South

Community Involvement

  • Former Board Member, PACE Kids

Professional & Firm Involvement

  • Editor, BD&P Business Immigration Newsletter