Richard M. Craddock, Q.C.
Until his retirement, Rick was a senior solicitor with a practice in advanced real estate, financing, and development law. Rick was admitted to the Alberta bar in 1971 after earning his B.A. (1967) and LL.B. (1970) from the University of Alberta. He received his Queen’s Counsel appointment from the Government of Canada in 1992 and was widely recognized as a leader in his field. Rick has been named a “Best Lawyer in Canada (real estate law)” in every edition of the Best Lawyers in Canada since its first publication in 2006 and in 2012 was named “the Best Lawyers’ 2012 Edmonton Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year”. He regularly earned recognition in L'Expert as well for his expertise in Real Estate and Property Development. Rick retired from practice on December 31, 2013.
Rick served on the boards of the Edmonton/Sherwood Park Conservative Association, the Sherwood Park Progressive Conservative Association and the Peter Elzinga Family Foundation. He is past president of the Elk Island Progressive Conservative Association and past director of the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association. He was also a founding director of the Hockey Alberta Foundation and the Peter Elzinga Family Foundation.