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The Edmonton Criminal Defence Team on Your Side

Haryett & Company is a results-driven team of criminal lawyers in Edmonton who take your interests to heart. Choose us for our passion, experience, and dedication to providing each client with effective legal representation. Browse the profiles on this page to learn more about our team, and then give us a call to schedule your appointment. We’re available 24/7 through our after-hours line at 780-940-2808.

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R. Kent Haryett


R. Kent Haryett has been qualified by the Provincial Court of Alberta as an “expert in his field.” He is a professional criminal lawyer who is a firm believer in the presumption of innocence and he has over 20 years’ experience defending people charged with criminal offences. At Haryett & Company, Kent works hard to protect individuals from losing their freedoms and rights in an often uncaring and debilitating criminal system.

Russel Schmidt

Russel Schmidt


Russel Schmidt joined the firm in 2012 while he was still studying law at the University of Alberta. He articled with Kent Haryett in 2013 and was called to the Bar in 2014. He practices exclusively in the area of Criminal Law. Russel is a proud husband and father committed to helping to those who find themselves facing criminal charges. He represents clients in Edmonton and across Alberta and Saskatchewan. 

Meghan Gibson

Meghan Gibson


Meghan was called to the bar in August, 2014, after completing her articles at Haryett & Company. She has had the opportunity, both as a student and an associate with the firm, to represent clients on various criminal matters. Meghan is passionate about ensuring accused peoples’ rights are protected and that they are treated fairly throughout the criminal justice process.

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Allison Crumpton

(student at law)


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