Crystle Hug

Crystle Hug

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Crystle was born in Red Deer, AB and grew up on acreages in Alberta and British Columbia. In 2007, she moved to Halifax in order to finish her degree in History at Dalhousie University. She graduated with first class honours in 2009. Crystle remained in Halifax, and, in 2010, began her attendance at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. During her time at law school, Crystle participated in the Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic, supporting clients with family law, child protection and criminal law issues, as well as taking part in a family law placement with the Supreme Court Family Division in Halifax.
After graduating from Law School in 2013, Crystle accepted an articling position in The Pas, Manitoba, with the Legal Aid office there. During this time she practiced in family law, child protection and criminal law defense work, which included working in remote, fly-in communities. She appeared before both Provincial and the Court of Queen’s Bench and was called to the bar of Manitoba in June 2014.

In November, 2014 Crystle came to Calgary and happily joined Soby Boyden Lenz LLP. She was called to the Alberta bar in January, 2015. Since that time she has advocated for her clients in the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench as well as used Alternative dispute resolution processes such a settlement meetings, mediation and arbitration.  She understands and empathizes with the challenge family law client face and is willing to use whichever process is the best fit for the client and the circumstances while providing sound, practical legal advice.

In her spare time Crystle enjoys reading, film, the arts, football, and yoga as well as spending time with family, friends, and her two dogs.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2014

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Manitoba, 2014
  • Alberta, 2015


  • Dalhousie Law School, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honours: Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic
  • Dalhousie University - 2009
    • Honours: First Class Honours
    • Major: History

Past Employment Positions

  • The Pas, Manitoba