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February 13, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Kate to our firm, adding bench strength to our Wills & Estates and Litigation Groups. Kate practices estate litigation, assisting clients with navigating the court process and advocating on their behalf.

January 11, 2017

In honour of our dear friend and former partner, Christopher G. Thomas, this memorial prize is awarded every year to two students in the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, JD program who exhibit outstanding academic performance in Wills and Estate or Estate Planning.

January 1, 2017

McLeod Law LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Whyte to the partnership. Stephanie is a valued member of our Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury and Condominium Law groups.

December 23, 2016

Please note that our offices will be closed over the holidays, starting December 26 until January 3, 2017. Reception will be open from December 28 to December 30, inclusive.

Publications
Foreclosure Mortgage Discharge StatementsForeclosure Mortgage Discharge Statements
February 1, 2017
By Mark Rathwell and Beverly Mendoza, Student-at-Law

The Ontario case, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) v. Trang, 2016, reveals how the Supreme Court of Canada places importance on the legitimate needs of an organization to be able to collect through the use of personal information versus the individual’s rights of privacy.

When I was a Foreclosure Paralegal I was bombarded with request... read more

Dividing Property in Divorce Proceedings: What is excluded?Dividing Property in Divorce Proceedings: What is excluded?
December 20, 2016
By Asher Macdonald

Before dividing marital assets in a divorce, any possible exemptions must be identified as described in the Matrimonial Property Act (the Act). An exemption is property that is not equally divided as part of a matrimonial settlement.

The Matrimonial Property Act requires the Court to distribute property in a just and eq... read more

Community Involvement
February 22, 2017

In support of programming for children with all types of disabilities, we are thrilled to sponsor the 13th Annual Dine & Deals Gala on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Providence gives children a chance to reach for and achieve their full potential. Working with the child, family and community, Providence provides the opportunity to build foundations that will last a lifetime.

Since 2005 the Dine & Deals Gala has raised nearly $1.9 million for programs and capital expansion projects...

Events
March 15, 2017
At the Friends of Fish Creek public information session, Emma Hamilton of our Wills & Estates Group will speak on estate planning and options on how to incorporate charitable giving.  Often an afterthought... read more
March 14, 2017
Designed exclusively for tenants, this forum will address the challenges faced by tenants in leasing commercial space in today's economic climate. The Calgary Chamber, McLeod Law and Orange Group Commercial R... read more
February 22, 2017
McLeod Law and BDO are pleased to invite you to the 2017 Annual Real Estate Update. This event will be a series of presentations on current risks and opportunities facing the real estate industry. An up close... read more
January 11, 2017
Laurie Kiedrowski will present to Realtors at the 2017 CREB Forecast Conference on recent condominium case law. In the presentation "Condo case law: What you don't know can hurt you!", Laurie will explain finan... read more