Clients can rely on Matthew for his thorough and respectful approach to handling their files. By gaining a complete understanding of an issue and informing himself about the related industry, he is able to craft business-focused and practical strategies and solutions. Matthew also strives to engage opposing counsel in meaningful, productive discussions that can help drive a resolution.
Value to Clients
“I believe in cutting to the chase and getting right to the matter at hand. With my clients, I am efficient because I know how valuable their time is. I strive to provide honest, forthright advice that allows my clients to understand their issue and the expected outcome in a fully informed way. This approach leads to more empowered and educated clients.”
Outside the Office
Matthew is a firm believer in reinvesting personal time and resources into the greater community, and lives this by volunteering regularly with the Big Brothers program. Matthew also enjoys spending his free time in musically inspired activities, and supporting local sports teams.
893682 Alberta Ltd v Baker Hughes Canada Company, 2017 ABPC 261
Calder v Alberta, 2017 ABQB 162
Black Fluid Inc. v Opulence Clothing Inc., 2014 ABQB 138
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