December 29, 2014

Calgary Law Review Profiles Michael Kwiatkowski

In a special feature of the Calgary Herald, Michael Kwiatkowski shares his story and talks about his journey to becoming a lawyer in the Calgary Law Review. Full Article
November 25, 2014

Roy Klassen Builds French Connections

The government of France has appointed a veteran lawyer Roy Klassen as the country’s Honorary Consul in Calgary. France’s ambassador to Canada, Phillipe Zeller, appointed Klassen last week, during French President Francois Hollande’s first official state visit to Western Canada. Full article
November 19, 2014

Vivametrica's Analytics Platform Supports Personal Injury Claims

McLeod Law joins with Vivametrica to tap the wealth of quantifiable data for use in personal injury litigation.  Vivametrica has developed an analytics platform, using data from wearable sensor devices, called Fitbits for the assessment of a personal injury claimant’s functional abilities. Vivametrica’s Functional Activit... read more
July 31, 2014

McLeod Law welcomes new Articling Students

We are pleased to welcome the arrival of our 2014/2015 articling students, Austin Paladeau and Justin Brunette to the firm. Justin joins us from the University of Calgary where he was an active member of the Rural, Energy and Agricultural Law Society and volunteered in municipal and provincial politics. Austin joins us from Thompson Rivers Uni... read more
June 12, 2014

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation Presentation to the CHBA

Robert Fooks and David LeBoeuf present on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”) to members of the Canadian Home Builders' Association, Calgary Region (CHBA). This new legislation prohibits associations and businesses from sending unsolicited commercial electronic messages without 'express' or 'implied' consent. Further, CASL impos... read more
March 13, 2014
Henry Villanueva joined leaders of the Filipino community to welcome Philippine Consul General, Neil Frank R. Ferrer to Calgary on his western Canada consular outreach program.
March 10, 2014

Trust & Estate Planning Update: New Reporting Requirements

Legislative changes announced in early 2013, and in the 2013 and 2014 Federal Budgets have resulted in new reporting requirements and changes to graduated tax rates for Canadian trusts, including those with U.S. non-resident beneficiaries. Trustees of trusts with U.S. and non-resident beneficiaries will have new reporting re... read more
February 24, 2014

McLeod Law Mourns Loss of Former Partner

Christopher (Chris) George Thomas, Q.C. June 7, 1948 – Salisbury, England February 21, 2014 - Calgary, AB After a hard fought battle with Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, it is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Christopher (Chris) Thomas, Q.C. at the Foothills Country Hospice on Friday, February 21, 2014 at the age of 65 years. Chris... read more
January 7, 2014
Aaron Bickman of McLeod Law LLP joins Stephen Harper in his inaugural trip to Israel. Mr. Bickman is part of a contingent supporting Prime Minister Harper in his trade mission to the Middle East and will participate in several meetings this week. To learn more about this historic visit, please click here. Aaron was selected to join Prime Minister Harper as he is the President of the Jewish Nation... read more
August 25, 2013
McLeod Law is pleased to announce three new associates have joined us following their articling year and recent admission to the Alberta Bar. Lauren Ghent joins the Family Law Practice Group, Alanda McLean joins our Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Personal Injury Practice Groups, and Henry Villanueva joins the Personal Injury Practice Group.