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Walsh LLP celebrates education achievements of students at Ramacrisna School in Bétim, Brazil

Ramacrisna's students would ordinarily have few opportunities for growth and independence, without significant charitable and caring efforts of others who strive to make a difference. Rotary International, a global service organisation dedicated to “service above self," is one of the champions for Ramacrisna’s young minds. With Rotary's assistance, Ramacrisna is thri...


Walsh LLP Partner Contributes to Homes of Hope Home-Build in Tijuana, Mexico

Walsh LLP Partner and President-Elect of Rotary Club of Calgary West, Benjamin Kormos, traveled to Rosarito, Mexico (Tijuana State) on March 2-5, 2017 to assist with the Homes of Hope home-build with other Rotarians. The Rotary Club of Calgary West and the Rotary Club of Fish Creek partnered with Homes of Home (and Youth With a Mission), to build 5 homes in 2 building days in Rosarito, Mexic...


Walsh LLP Lawyers Argue Constitutional Case Before Supreme Court of Canada

Brendan Myers Miller and Josh Sutherland of the Regulatory, Criminal and Public Law Group at Walsh LLP argued before the Supreme Court of Canada on February 14, 2017. Mr. Miller and Mr. Sutherland argued that, due to the serious nature of securities offences in Alberta, those accused of such charges are constitutionally entitled a jury trial. The punishment for someone convicted of a securit...


Walsh LLP is pleased to welcome Kent Jesse and Logan Kachur

Kent Jesse joins Walsh LLP from another local established law firm.  Kent adds 20 years of experience to Walsh LLP’s team of litigators.  He is a civil litigator, acting for clients in small-to-medium size businesses, to large international businesses.  His practice has an emphasis on commercial litigation (including contractual and shareholder issues, and negligence, fraud...


Thomas J. Walsh Receives The Alberta Order Of Excellence

Thomas J. Walsh, Q.C., founder of Walsh LLP, received the Alberta Order of Excellence in a ceremony in Edmonton, Alberta on October 9, 2008. Mr. Walsh joins a group of 93 Honorees since the first Alberta Order of Excellence was handed out to Ernest Manning in 1981. Tom Walsh graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in Spring of 1953 having been a Flying Officer, RCAF with 418 ...


Walsh LLP is Pleased to Announce that Geeta Bharadia, Q.C. has Joined our Firm

Geeta is a senior lawyer with extensive quasi-judicial and mediation experience. Her practice is focused on resolution of all types of disputes through mediation, arbitration, and assisted negotiation. Geeta’s profile is available here. 


Eugene J Creighton Q C Appointed To Provincial Court

It is with great pride that Walsh announces Eugene J. Creighton, Q.C. has been appointed to the Calgary Regional Provincial Court effective April 6, 2009. Eugene graduated from the University of Alberta law school in 1985. He is a member of the Blood Tribe, part of the Blackfoot Confederacy and acted as in-house Counsel to the Tribe from 1986-1994. In 1994, Eugene joined Walsh Wilkins where ...


Partner Kenneth R. McLeod Appointed As Provincial Court Judge

It is with great pleasure that Walsh LLP announces that partner Kenneth R. McLeod has been appointed to the bench of the Provincial Court, Criminal Division effective April 10, 2012. Ken attended law school at the University of Calgary and upon his graduation in 1985 commenced his legal career with Walsh where he was an advocate for clients in the areas of criminal and civil litigation. In 1...


Family Mediation And Parenting Coordination In Okotoks, Alberta

Walsh LLP is pleased to announce that Judy Bachmann is now offering her family mediation and parenting coordination services through both our offices in Okotoks and Calgary, Alberta . Mediation is a positive dispute resolution process for families and separating couples whom are seeking an alternative to a contested and costly court process. In mediation, Judy aims to create a safe and respe...


Walsh At The Supreme Court Of Canada

Walsh LLP partners (from left to right) Ken McLeod, Eugene Creighton, Q.C., and Gary Befus after appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada. Walsh lawyers were successful in a landmark ruling pertaining to solicitor-client privilege and the powers of the Privacy Commissioner.


Walsh LLP Pleased To Sponsor Educational Initiative And Mayors Showcase

Walsh LLP is pleased to have been given the opportunity to participate in the 2013 Mayor's Showcase & Celebration of Citizenship, hosted by the Calgary Educational Partnership Foundation (CEPF). We are pleased that our contribution permitted even more students to attend this excellent educational initiative. Walsh LLP's guests at the event are pictured here with Mayor Nenshi.


Walsh LLP In The Community

Walsh LLP is committed to contributing to its community by providing more than just legal services. Over the years, we have connected with our community through annual food drives, adopt-a-family programs and community scholarships. We are committed to doing more. This year we partnered with Ryan Russell-Timbrell in his quest to become a full-time staff member for Youth Unlimited. Ryan is...


Walsh LLP Opens Okotoks Office

With a long standing commitment to excellence and integrity, Walsh LLP recognizes that it's important that we are able to meet our clients' needs, in the communities where they need us. Having been involved in the Okotoks community for over 50 years, Walsh LLP is excited to announce the opening of our Walsh LLP Okotoks office effective January 1, 2013. We have many lawyers experience...


Thomas J. Walsh QC, CM, AOE, Founder Of Walsh Llp, Marks 60 Years Serving Albertans

On June 15, 2014, Walsh LLP celebrated Thomas J. Walsh’s 60th year of legal service. Walsh LLP, founded by Mr. Walsh, continues to provide the same exemplary service to clients, the legal profession, and to our community. Highlights of Mr. Walsh’s career include founding the Calgary Parks Foundation, serving as a Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta and the President of both the...


Walsh LLP Is Pleased To Assist As Official Legal Sponsor To Bill Comrie’s Southern Alta. Sports Equipment Bank Charity

On September 23, 2014, the Southern Alberta Sports Equipment Bank Society announced its launch in Calgary. Walsh LLP is pleased to have the opportunity to provide legal services to this deserving charity in Calgary. The Sports Equipment Bank Society’s news release is available at http://www.comriessportsequipmentbank.org/#!Comries-Sports-Equipment-Bank-Launches-In-Calgary/c1xcf/1, whic...


Walsh Law Helping Soup Sisters & Broth Brothers Calgary

On March 11, 2015, Walsh LLP participated in its very first Soup Sisters & Broth Brothers event! Soup Sisters & Broth Brothers was founded in 2009 by Calgarian Sharon Hapton and makes over 10,000 servings of soup for women, children and youth each month across the country! Soup Sisters & Broth Brothers is making a tangible impact in Calgary, by providing soup made locally from ...


Walsh Law Pleased To Announce Assistance Of Wellspring Calgary And Pro Bono Lawyers Of Alberta (PBLA)

Walsh LLP is pleased to announce its association with Wellspring Calgary and Pro Bono Lawyers Alberta. Volunteer lawyers from Walsh LLP will be providing free summary legal advice to clients of Wellspring Calgary who are living with cancer. Volunteer lawyers will support cancer patients with issues related to Long Term Disability (LTD) or employment issues through the delivery of a monthly l...


Walsh LLP Is Pleased To Announce That Stephen Page And Laura Brown Have Joined Our Firm

Stephen was called to the Alberta Bar in May of 2015 after completing his articles at a boutique family law firm in Calgary. Stephen has appeared on behalf of his clients in both the Court of Queen's Bench and the Provincial Court of Alberta. Stephen will be a member of the Family Law practice group at Walsh LLP. After completing her Commerce Degree in Halifax and working for a few years...


Walsh LLP Announces Ray G. Hunt’s Retirement

It is with mixed emotions that Walsh LLP announces Ray Hunt’s retirement from the practice of law. Walsh LLP and Ray have immensely enjoyed many years of friendship and, with that, Ray’s numerous contributions to firm life, from his obvious care for his colleagues and the profession as a whole, to his regaling stories of firm lore. Since he joined the Firm in 1978 as an articling...


In Memory of Tom Walsh

It is with sadness that the members of the Firm of Walsh LLP learned of the passing of its founder, Tom Walsh, on June 30, 2016.   Since establishing the Firm in 1959 and long after his retirement, Tom was an integral part of the Firm and the values that he instilled will live on.  Tom loved his Firm and in many respects, the members of the Firm were his second family. The qualities o...