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Please note: the Law Society does not vet candidates or firms, or participate in any of the subsequent negotiations or terms of engagement.


Locum #2016-L001

Location: Province-wide
Area of Law: Criminal

"I am a practising criminal defence lawyer. I have successfully appeared in all levels of court in Alberta as counsel of record. I have extensive trial experience where I have been counsel for matters as small as theft up to aggravated assault. I have co-counseled on several large complex frauds, homicide and appeal files. I have excellent attention to detail and am very skilled at drafting Charter notices as well as written arguments. I am available to travel as required and can work throughout the year."

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Locum #2016-L002

Location: Province-wide
Area of Law: Civil Litigation

"I have 32 years trial experience. From Manitoba originally, I had a firm of 6 lawyers in Manitoba but now am a sole practitioner. Semi-retired, civil litigation. Practised in Alberta since 2001. Located in Edmonton and Peace River Alberta. Available to consult or run a practice."

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Locum #2016-L003

Location: Calgary/Red Deer/Lethbridge/Drumheller
Areas of Law: Civil Litigation/Aboriginal

"I am a first year associate at a boutique litigation/class action firm and graduate of McGill University. I am experienced in legal research, contested chambers applications, written advocacy, mediation, factums, and trial preparation. Available for short-term contracts. Have my own office space but can travel if required."

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Locum #2016-L004

Location: Calgary/Edmonton/Red Deer
Areas of Law: Commercial, Corporate, Estate Planning and Administration, International Business, Real Estate Conveyancing, Tax

"I am an Edmonton based lawyer with over 25 years of experience, primarily corporate/commercial matters with an emphasis on taxation. I have been in private practice most of my professional life but also have recent experience working as legal counsel in the public sector. I have held positions as associate, partner and counsel and have worked for large national and regional firms and as a sole practitioner. Although I have primarily worked as a solicitor, I do have litigation experience. I am flexible regarding length and type of engagement as a Locum and will consider engagements outside of Edmonton."

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Locum #2016-L005

Location: Calgary
Areas of Law: Civil Litigation, Commercial, Corporate, Intellectual Property

"I am a flexible, experienced Calgary lawyer with a recent corporate commercial experience, a litigation background and experience covering maternity leaves for corporate legal departments. Recent experience:

  • Commercial procurement contracts, with an IP/IT focus, general commercial work and in-house counsel advice, research and opinions.
  • Litigation management of complex, multiple files at many stages of the process.
  • Construction contracts and the acquisition of lands and businesses for industrial and resource development."

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Locum #2016-L006

Location: Calgary
Areas of Law:  General Law

"I provide legal locum, legal research and statistical expert services to busy practitioners working in firms or in-house. I can provide on-site services or remote services. I have extensive experience in Civil Litigation in numerous areas and I have also worked in-house with a senior oil and gas company. I have a Ph.D in math (statistics) and am an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. I was called to the Alberta Bar in 2007."

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Locum #2016-L007

Location: Calgary
Areas of Law:  Arbitration/Commercial/ Corporate/Estate Planning & Administration/ Intellectual Property/International Business (as to oil and gas agreements and asset transactions)/Real Estate and Conveyancing (as to oil and gas surface and mineral rights)

"I was called in 1989. My practice focuses on corporate transactions in oil and gas, mining law, construction law, commercial agreements, corporate structure and governance, regulatory compliance, labour and employment law, and estate planning and administration. I am also a professional engineer in economic evaluations and in software development. My practice in intellectual property, oil and gas law, mining law, construction law and arbitration is informed by this experience. I am skilled in managing, training and leading legal project teams. My experience includes national, large regional, and small firms. I am currently a sole practitioner. I am available in the Calgary area, but may relocate to support term projects. I can travel as required and am available full-time or part-time throughout the year."

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Locum #2016-L008

Location: Province-wide
Areas of Law:  Bankruptcy & Insolvency/Civil Litigation/Commercial/Corporate/Criminal/Estate Planning & Administration/Immigration/Intellectual Property/Labour & Employment/Matrimonial-Family/Mediation/Real Estate Conveyancing

"I was called in 1992. For twelve years, I have been a court ordered custodian and as such, have maintained and/or wound up lawyer’s Law Practices. I have done this in all areas of Law: Real Estate, Immigration, Family, Personal Injury, Criminal, Wills & Estates and various Litigation."

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Locum #2016-L009

Location: Edmonton
Areas of Law:  Administration/Civil Litigation/Estate Planning & Administration/Immigration

"I was called in 2014 and recently started my own practice in Edmonton. I have a strong background in Civil Litigation and Administrative law and am currently focusing on Will and Estates, Civil Litigation, and a small amount of Family and Immigration. I am currently available to assist on large files, with overflow work, or to act as agent in Court. I am detail-orientated, inquisitive and welcome every opportunity to learn something new. Je parle francais aussi."

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Locum #2016-L010

Location: Edmonton
Areas of Law:  Commercial/Corporate/ Intellectual Property/Labour & Employment

"I have over 23 years of broad legal, strategic and leadership experience. I continuously demonstrate a practical, results-orientated approach to the law and risk management. I have had general counsel (and in-house counsel) roles – regional, national and international – with several great organizations. Industries are varied: software, industrial construction and fabrication, retail, video-games developer, aeronautics, municipal and telecommunications. This breadth of experience translates into the ability to provide unparalleled business insight and strategic thinking to support any growth-orientated organization."

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Locum #2016-L011

Location: Edmonton
Areas of Law:  Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Civil Litigation/Criminal

"I have been a barrister and solicitor since 1991. I am the owner/operator of J.P. Research Services, providing legal research expertise and file support for members of the Alberta Bar in both Civil and Criminal matters including the professional preparation of reports, legal memoranda, briefs and opinions. I have both litigation and research experience in Criminal law, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Foreclosure, Insurance and Personal Injury. I am available for temporary full-time or part-time work."

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Locum #2016-L012

Location: Province-wide
Areas of Law:  Matrimonial-Family/Mediation

"I’ve made family law practice my speciality since 1977 at Vallance & Co., working successfully with hundreds of lawyers and clients on some fairly high profile cases. Through education, certification and participation (Court of Queen’s Bench Dispute Resolution, Legal Aid Society of Alberta, Dispute Resolution Services), affordable mediation has now become my primary focus. Core qualifications include: founding member Court of Queen’s Bench Dispute Resolution Officer; Certified Family Mediator; JIBC, March 2012; QMed Certification, ADR Institute of Canada/Alberta; Registered Family Mediator; AFMS. My true passion is ensuring fairness, particularly as it relates to the children of broken relationships and whenever possible through mediation versus trial. With my litigation experience, I am confident in any courtroom environment. Located in Calgary, I am prepared to travel as required and available for work throughout the year."

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Locum #2016-L013

Location: Province-wide
Areas of Law: Administrative/Civil Litigation/Criminal/Immigration/Matrimonial-Family/Mediation

"I was called to the Bar in 1985 and have been a general practitioner with current focus on Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Immigration and Family Law. I started primarily as a criminal practitioner and have extensive trial, jury trial, (civil jury too) and administrative (Immigration) hearing background. I have served as a Dispute Resolution officer in Court of Queen’s Bench since 2008."

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Locum #2016-L014

Location: Edmonton
Areas of Law: Commercial/Corporate/Estate Planning & Administration/Real Estate-Conveyancing

"I have over 25 years of experience as a corporate commercial lawyer and have significant experience in reviewing, negotiating & drafting various agreements, acquisitions and sale of businesses, the sale, purchase and leasing of real property. I have also worked in the areas of will drafting, tax reorganizations and securities. I am presently practicing pro bono and am available to work on a full-time or part-time basis."

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Locum #2016-L015

Location: Calgary/Edmonton/Red Deer/Fort McMurray/Grande Prairie
Areas of Law: Criminal

"I was called in 2008 and have practiced almost exclusively in Criminal Defence law. I have extensive trial experience in both Provincial Court and Court of Queen’s Bench in Central and Northern Alberta. I am available on a part-time or as-needed basis for assistance with research, court appearances, bail hearings, trials, etc. Based out of Edmonton, I am able to travel as required throughout the year."

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Locum #2016-L016

Location: Calgary
Areas of Law: Administration/ Arbitration/ Commercial/Corporate/Environment/Intellectual Property/International Business

"I am an experienced oil and gas law specialist with over 30 years experience with several major corporations in Canada. I have international experience also from working in Qatar in the liquefied natural gas business. This broad experience includes litigation and claims management, aboriginal law, regulatory and basic commercial and oil and gas transactions. I am available throughout the year."

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Locum #2016-L017

Location: Calgary
Areas of Law: Civil Litigation

"I was called in 2002. During my articling year, and up until 2012, I practice both insurance defence and plaintiffs’ personal injury. From 2012-2016 (when I decided to take a brief sabbatical) I focused on plaintiff files. I have extensive experience in case assessment, research of insurance law issues, conducting questionings, and have represented clients numerous times at settlement meetings/mediations/JDRs. I have also been co-counsel or second counsel on several trials and appeals, and appeared at both regular chambers and special chambers applications. I can work in and around Calgary and I am available full-time or part-time."

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Locum #2016-L018

Location: Calgary/Lethbridge/Medicine Hat
Areas of Law: Civil Litigation/Mediation/Real Estate Conveyancing

"I have over 20 years’ experience in civil litigation at all levels of Court and in multiple practice areas including personal injury litigation, estate litigation, and contract and shareholder disputes. I also provide solicitor services in relation to residential real estate transactions. I can offer locum services associated with managing your practice during absences due to vacation, maternity leave, illness or otherwise and have the experience necessary to address both day to day practice management needs , emergent matters and client demands. I can also provide contract services to assist you in meeting your busy practice demands, including: document review and summary, preparation of litigation related legal documents at all levels of Court and stage of proceeding, advocacy services in Chambers, mediation, and in relation to trial and appeal assistance, provision of legal opinions relating to liability, quantum of damages, litigation risk and negotiation strategy in all areas of civil litigation."

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Locum #2016-L019

Location: Province-wide
Areas of Law: Commercial/Corporate/International Business/Real Estate and Conveyancing

"I am a senior lawyer with extensive experience; providing comprehensive corporate and commercial legal counsel to corporate and non-corporate clients located in Calgary, Edmonton and at various locations in British Columbia; providing legal counsel to Canadian businesses and individuals setting up branch offices and business operations in the USA, Mexico and parts of South America. Additionally, I have some experience advising aboriginal individuals and organizations setting up business operations in Canada and Mexico."

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Locum #2016-L020

Location: Calgary/ Red Deer/ Lethbridge
Areas of Law: Administrative/Arbitration/Bankruptcy & Insolvency/Civil Litigation/ Commercial/ Corporate/ Environment/ Labour & Employment/ Mediation

"I was called to the bar in 1993 and practiced in Vancouver for 20 years before returning to Calgary (my home town) for personal reasons. I currently practice as a sole practitioner in shared office space with three other lawyers. I have extensive litigation experience from my time in BC where I worked as federal crown counsel (civil) and in private practice. I also have a general practice servicing the needs of small business. I am part-time general counsel for a national trade union."

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Locum #2016-L021

Location: Calgary
Areas of Law: Administrative/Arbitration/Civil Litigation/Labour & Employment/Mediation

"I am a 2011 call with extensive experience in all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution. I have appeared before all levels of court in Alberta and enjoyed assisting clients to reach a prompt and appropriate resolution of disputes through negotiations with counsel, mediators, conciliation arbitration and other dispute resolution processes. I have professional fluency in French and am available full-time or part-time."

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Locum #2016-L022

Location: Calgary, Red Deer and Drumheller
Areas of Law: Administrative/Civil, Litigation/Commercial/Corporate/Tax

"I am detailed oriented, a strategic thinker and practiced in statutory interpretation of complex legislation and regulations. I have practiced in tax planning and dispute resolution in a law firm and in-house. As a dispute lawyer, I advised clients at all stages of litigation – from audit queries through discovery to settlement. As a planner, I considered strategies for tax minimization at the corporate group level and project level. My years in practice have made me adept at presenting ideas and concepts to clients, colleagues, courts and government agencies. I will likely transition easily to administrative/regulatory law given my familiarity with government agencies in the tax context. My background in business and familiarity with financial statements will give me a strong footing for corporate matters. I am flexible regarding the length and type of engagement as a Locum. I am eager to widen my skillset and am open to stretch/growth opportunities."

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Locum #2016-L023

Location: Calgary/Red Deer
Areas of Law: Estate Planning & Administration/Matrimonial-Family/Real Estate-Conveyancing

"I was called in 2013 in Saskatchewan & Alberta. I articled with Saskatchewan Legal Aid and gained a large amount of court experience in that time. Since then I relocated to Alberta and have practiced primarily Family and Matrimonial Law. This has included custody/guardianship, access/parenting/contact, child support, spousal/adult interdependent support, property division, cohab agreements, prenup agreements, separation agreements, ILA, protection issues, child representation and adoption. I have assisted clients in reaching numerous settlement agreements and have successfully argued various cases before Queen’s Bench and Provincial Court. I have recently expanded my practice to include more Real Estate, Wills and Estate work. I am available to assist other lawyers on a part-time basis between and including Red Deer and Calgary areas."

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