News

July 13, 2016

McLeod Law Welcomes New Articling Students

We welcome the arrival of our 2016/2017 articling students, Anne Rupcich and Randy Mitchell.
June 30, 2016

Lana Lien, Q.C. Retires from her Wills & Estates Practice

After 38 years, Lana Lien, Q.C. retires, having advised countless families on their estate planning goals and issues. All of the lawyers and staff at McLeod Law, thank Lana for her contributions during her five years with us. We wish Lana all the best in the next chapter of her life.
June 9, 2016

McLeod Law contributes to the LESA Wills & Estates Practice Manual

Rick Breen, Aaron Bickman and Linda Lynch-Staunton of our Wills and Estates Group contributed to the Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA) “Wills & Estates Practice Manual”, an essential resource for wills and estates practitioners in Alberta. For more information, click here. The Alberta Wills and Estates P... read more
June 1, 2016

The 2016 Small Business Awards are now Open until June 26!

The Calgary Chamber has kicked off nominations for Small Business Week 2016. You can nominate an amazing small business, or if you are a small business, then you can apply for an award. Head to www.SBWYYC.com for the categories and nomination form! Nominations
April 29, 2016

Articling Student Applications are Open

We are now accepting articling student applications until 4:30pm on May 27, 2016. Interviews will be scheduled for June 6-10, 2016 with selected candidates.  Our hiring criteria are based on an initial review of resumes and transcripts. Following the selection process, interviews are conducted during the recruitment period. Click here to apply!
April 27, 2016

Wills & Estates: Dying in a digital world

Marissa German is interviewed in an article on 'Dying in a digital world', commenting on how to properly manage digital assets when a person dies, from photographs, music, books to different forms of currency.
April 27, 2016

Life-insurance industry wants assisted dying treated differently than suicide

Shelley Waite comments in a recent article: ‘Life-insurance industry wants assisted dying treated differently than suicide’, suggesting that there will be more fallout from the law on this imminent bill. 
April 11, 2016

Canadian Life Insurers Want Different Treatment for Assisted Dying

Shelley Waite explained some of the next steps required in the advancement of medical assisted death in a recent article by Life Health Pro News. She explains one of the issues is the differing legislatoion between provinces on advance-care directives and the need to ensure the laws are consistent so that wishes around me... read more
January 19, 2016
Incorporating Digital Assets in your Estate Plan Marissa German interviewed on ‘Digital Asset Estate Planning’, Calgary News Talk 770 Radio. Often overlooked, Marissa recommends giving specific authority to an Executor with instructions on how to manage your digital assets such as online purchase accounts, email and social media accounts. To listen to the interview click on the link and select Ja... read more
January 18, 2016
We are pleased to welcome two new associates, Kristy Williams and Chris Jones to our firm. Kristy joins our Personal Injury Law group where she will work with those who are injured in motor vehicle accidents. In addition to Kristy's legal education, she has an academic background in medical sciences, an asset in understanding the medical issues that can result from auto accidents. Chris joins ou... read more

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