Clint Docken completed both his Bachelor of Science and his Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Saskatchewan in 1974. Following his graduation from law school, he relocated to Calgary to complete his articles and practice law, establishing his own firm in 1978. Clint managed Docken and Company for multiple decades, coming to be known as one of Western Canada’s premier class action firms. In addition to Clint’s primary focus-class action cases-he also provides mediation and arbitration services throughout Calgary and Western Canada.
Clint has extensive civil litigation experience and has provided precedent-setting cases in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and other Provincial Trial Courts; the Alberta Court of Appeal and other Provincial Courts of Appeal; the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. Clint has extensive experience in mass tort and class action litigation, and is one of the leading class action litigators in Canada.
In Alberta, Clint has acted as counsel in a number of major mass tort actions including the Provincial Training School (Sterilization) and Indian Residential School cases, Hepatitis C (tainted blood) and the Bre-X litigation. He has also participated in a number of significant class actions including Menu Foods, Maple Leaf Foods, the Child Welfare Class Action and the CPR (Ogden) land contamination class action.
In other provinces across Canada, Clint has been involved in some of the earliest class actions litigated, including breast implants and jaw implants. Clint has also acted as counsel in the YBM, Stadol and Entran settlements, as well as the Mount Herbert Institutional Abuse Claim. Clint is currently on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in the National Vioxx litigation.
Clint regularly lectures on Class Actions across Canada. Clint has resided in the Bragg Creek area since 1974, where he has been extensively involved in community activities over the years.