McLeod Law

403.278.9411

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The convenience of two offices (downtown and south Calgary) makes it easier to meet with your lawyers.

Calgary South

300, 14505 Bannister Road SE
Calgary, AB T2X 3J3

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Calgary Downtown

Centennial Place, West Tower
Suite 2110, 250 – 5th Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 0R4

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Assistant

Jacqueline Pelletier

403.873.3717

Education

  • 2005 University of Calgary, LLB (third in class)
  • 2001 University of Calgary, BA (with distinction)

Admissions

  • 2006 Alberta

Experience

Counsel for residential and commercial projects, including acting for real estate developers in connection with the development of condominium projects (mixed-use, residential, industrial, and commercial properties).

Counsel for condominium corporations, developers, property managers, and surveyors with:

  • drafting bylaws and other agreements
  • chairing and organizing annual and special general meetings
  • obtaining financing for capital projects and special assessments
  • legal opinions on bylaws and their interpretation
  • assisting with condominium plan amendments
  • navigating condominium insurance and deductibles
  • bylaw enforcement and resolution of bylaw infractions
  • fee arrears collections, evictions, cease and desist matters
  • document reviews, including opinions on the interpretation and application of contracts and bylaws before purchase

In sum, anything and everything related to condominiums.

Recognition

RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE

 

Memberships
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association Residential Real Estate Section, Southern Alberta Branch
    • Executive member (2012-present)
  • Canadian Condominium Institute, South Alberta Chapter
    • Vice president (2015-present)
    • Board of directors (2011-2015)
  • Government of Alberta Task Group for the review of proposed amendments to the Condominium Property Act (2015, 2018)
  • Association of Condominium Managers of Alberta
  • Legal Advisors Group, Real Estate Council of Alberta
  • National Association of Condominium Managers
    • Steering committee (2009-2010)
Teaching Roles & Speaking Engagements

ENGAGEMENTS

GUEST LECTURER

MBA PROGRAM

Haskayne School of Business, May 2019


GUEST LECTURER

Real Estate Development Certificate program

University of Calgary Continuing Education, 2014-2018


GUEST LECTURER

Eclipse College Surveyors School

2014-2017


LECTURER

Canadian Condominium Institute

ACCI designation courses: 100, 200, 300, 2007-2011


SPEAKER

Updating and Amending Bylaws

Canadian Condominium Institute, South Alberta Luncheon, October 2018


SPEAKER

Condominium Law Update

Legal Education Society of Alberta, Faculty, September 2018, October 2018


PRESENTER

Particulars of the Act Amendments Just Proclaimed into Force

Canadian Bar Association Residential Real Estate Section, December 2017


PANELIST

Alberta Condominium & Real Estate Conference

September 2016, October 2017


SPEAKER

But it's only a 4-plex!

Calgary Real Estate Board Economic Forecast Conference, January 2017


SPEAKER

Condo Living 101

HOMEXPO, January 2016


SPEAKER

Case Law Update

Canadian Condominium Institute, South Alberta Chapter Luncheon, June 2016


SPEAKER

Amendments to the Condominium Property Act - Should any of the changes be proclaimed?

Canadian Condominium Institute, South Alberta Luncheon, February 2015


SPEAKER

What happened to the Amended Condominium Property Act and What’s New in Law?

Canadian Condominium Institute Luncheon, October 2014


PANELIST

Engaging Minds

Alberta Real Estate Association Leadership Conference, June 2014


SPEAKER

Updates to the Condominium Property Act and Financing Issues

Canadian Bar Association Residential Real Estate Section, May 2014


SPEAKER

Condominium Law

Alberta Land Surveyors Association AGM, April 2014

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