Leanne Cherry is the National Director of Professional Resources for Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. She provides leadership over the Firm's Professional advisory services - Professional Resources and Professional Recruiting. Leanne is also the Regional Head of Professional Resources, working with the Legal Professionals in the Calgary office to advance their careers.
Leanne was called to the bar in 1994 and practiced in both large firm and boutique settings until 2012 when she joined BLG.
•Board Member, University of Calgary Foundation, 2006-2008
•Mentor-in-Residence, University of Calgary Faculty of Law, 2011-present
•President and former Vice-President, William Aberhart Music Parents Association, 2013-2015
Publications & Presentations
•Presented and chaired various seminars for the Legal Education Society of Alberta.
•Presenter, Canadian Bar Association, various sections
•Executive section member, Canadian Bar Association, 2000-2008, 2011-2012
•Instructor and Course Contributor, Bar Admission Course and CPLED Program, Legal Education Society of Alberta, 2000, 2012, 2013
•Member, International Coach Federation 2009-present; also Director, Special Events, ICF Calgary Chapter 2014
•Board member, Association of Women Lawyers (AWL) 2012-2013; also committee member, AWL Mentoring Circles Program, 2012-2016
•Member of the Planning Committee, NALP PDI Conference 2015, Washington, D.C.
5.0/5.0 Rated on 07/28/17 in Trusts and Estates.
Leanne Cherry prepared my parents Personal Directive and Enduring Power of Attorney. There were a number of occasions during the following years where we ran into problems with Administrators in the Health Care System. Leanne was an excellent resourc... Read more
Leanne Cherry prepared my parents Personal Directive and Enduring Power of Attorney. There were a number of occasions during the following years where we ran into problems with Administrators in the Health Care System. Leanne was an excellent resource, incredibility supportive and an outstanding listener. Her professionalism and empathy eases any worries or concerns a family may have. I continue to recommend Leanne to everyone I know. Read lessRead less