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Executor – the hardest job you never applied for

Posted: May 19, 2017

Acting as an Executor is a difficult task – it can become another full time job and have you in unknown waters, handling law questions and concerns that you aren’t familiar with.

To assist with charting these unknown waters, Bishop & McKenzie is offering candid conversations with estate professionals in Edmonton. On Monday, June 12th, Wanda Fawcett will discuss Probate and Executor Liability.

Happy Holidays

Posted: December 22, 2016

From all of us at Bishop & McKenzie LLP, we wish all of you — our current clients, past clients and clients to-be, our colleagues and their families and friends — a joyous holiday season full of laughter, love and peace.

For your legal needs, please note that we will be closed on the following days during the holidays:

- Monday, December 26th
- Tuesday, December 27th
- Monday, January 2nd

Have a wonderful rest and we’ll see you in 2017!

Fort McMurray Strong

Posted: May 4, 2016

Bishop & McKenzie LLP sends heartfelt support and positive thoughts to all those impacted by the wildfires that have ravaged Fort McMurray, especially the displaced families and the first responders and firefighters who have worked tirelessly to get the fires under control.

To help with these efforts and the long rebuilding process ahead, Bishop & McKenzie is making a donation to the Red Cross and will be matching all additional donations made by our staff and lawyers.

New Associates

Posted: September 28, 2015

Great people make Bishop & McKenzie a great place to work. That is why we are always proud to have our offices grow with the right people.

This year, we have three articling students making the jump to associate. Please welcome Juliana Masiuk and Lisa Martens to our Edmonton office, and Jonathan Lang to our Calgary office.

Our New Students-At-Law

Posted: August 24, 2015

Bishop & McKenzie is pleased to introduce two impressive individuals who joined our firm this month as articling students for 2015-2016.

Joining our Edmonton office are Graham Sanson, and Evan Kirker.

Both Graham and Evan are recent graduates of the University of Alberta’s law school. Each of them brings exceptional prior experiences to this profession, and we are delighted to welcome them as new colleagues.

New Associates

Posted: September 2, 2014

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.

We Have Moved

Posted: May 1, 2014

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.

A Tribute to Kenneth A. McKenzie, Q.C.

Posted: March 27, 2014

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

Posted: March 17, 2014

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.

In Other Words: Line of Credit Mortgages - Once More into the Breach!

Posted: March 4, 2014

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.