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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.

Two Bishop & McKenzie Associates Become Partners

Posted: January 3, 2014

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.

The Law Society of Alberta Honours Don Bishop

Posted: December 23, 2013

In November 2013, the Law Society of Alberta recognized Don Bishop (a former past president) for his 50 years of service to the profession.

In Other Words: Bankruptcy: It’s Not the End!

Posted: December 3, 2013

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.

Click here to read it.