We are always excited when our articling students make the jump to associates. This year, we welcome David Chmelyk and Jeff King of the Edmonton office to our family. We know they’ll make wonderful additions to the team.
Jeff’s focus is general litigation, while David’s practice interests are land development and corporate-commercial law, along with general litigation.
To better serve our clients, our Edmonton office has moved. Our office is now on the 23rd floor of Manulife Place at 10180 101 St. NW.
On Sunday, March 16, 2014, Mr. Kenneth A. McKenzie, Q.C. (“Ken”), for many years a highly respected member of the legal profession in this province, one of our firm’s namesakes and truly a builder of Alberta, passed away. He was 96 years of age.
With great sadness and regret we announce that John J. (Jack) Kane, Q.C., a long-time partner and dear friend of our firm, passed away on Saturday, March 15.
We extend our sincerest condolences to Jack's daughter, Shauna Gendron, and his other loved ones at this time of grief and loss.
His obituary can be found here.
Our newest In Other Words article is a breakdown of a specific case involving line of credit mortgages. Penned by Bishop & McKenzie’s Ksena J. Court and Francis N.J. Taman, it provides an analysis of Bank of Nova Scotia v. Mawer, and whether a judgment can be obtained for lender clients.
Click here to read it.
Bishop & McKenzie is proud to welcome in a new year with an announcement: two of our former associates are now partners.
Anthony L. Dekens has been with Bishop & McKenzie since 2006. His practice focuses on Civil litigation.
He practised with our Edmonton office for four years before he relocated to Calgary, while still remaining true to the Oilers.
In November 2013, the Law Society of Alberta recognized Don Bishop (a former past president) for his 50 years of service to the profession.
The newest In Other Words publication covers the complex environment of bankruptcy and mortgagees’ roles in bankruptcy proceedings. Written by Bishop & McKenzie’s Ksena J. Court and Francis N.J. Taman, it summarizes case law and provides insight into the rights of creditors.
Death affects more than close family — it can often leave creditors out of luck. In our newest In Other Words entry, Ksena J. Court and Francis N.J. Taman explore a case where, after the deaths of two doctors, their creditors were left with no way to collect their debt. It also notes how such a situation may be avoided.
As part of our In Other Words series, Bishop & McKenzie presents “Take it to the Limit[ation],” by Francis N.J. Taman and Ksena J. Court. The article explores the multifaceted world of mortgages, foreclosures and the intricacies therein. It is valuable for mortgagors and mortgagees alike.