Asher Macdonald

Asher Macdonald | Calgary Family Law Lawyer | McLEOD LAW


Marsha MacDougall


Admitted to the Alberta Bar, 2015
Admitted to the Virginia Bar, 2013
University of Richmond, VA, J.D., 2013
Mount Royal College, B.IBSCM (Applied), 2007


Asher is an associate in the firm's Family Law Group where his practice involves all aspects pertaining to family law. He has appeared at all levels of Court in Alberta: Provincial, Queen’s Bench, and Appeal.

Born and raised in Calgary, Asher obtained a business degree from Mount Royal College and then worked for three years in the oil and gas industry. In 2010, he moved to the United States to pursue a law degree in Virginia. During law school, Asher won multiple Moot Court competitions, including a U.S. National competition, where his team also won the award for Best Brief. He also served as his school’s Moot Court President. On graduation, Asher was inducted into the Order of Barristers, a U.S. National Honour’s Society that encourages oral advocacy and brief writing skills. He was inducted into the Virginia State Bar in October 2013 and the Alberta Bar in 2015.

In his personal life, Asher’s interests include anything nerdy. He refers to himself as a Gamer and Geek Culture Emissary. He is a published author of a young adult science fiction novel and is continuing to write a sequel. He is also close to completion of his first fantasy novel.

Professional Associations & Activities

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Virginia State Bar
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association