CIVIL LITIGATION &
General civil litigation, debt collection, civil claims prosecution and defence, judgment enforcement, insurance claims, investor claims, small claims, sexual harassment, civil liberties law, constitutional law, professional malpractice and negligence law and more.
Motor vehicle accidents, car accident injury law, motor cycle accidents, pedestrian collisions, bicycle accidents, public transit injuries, sexual assault, civil assault claims, and non-motor vehicle accidents.
WILLS & ESTATES
Wills, trusts, estate planning, power of attorney, personal directives, probate, letters of administration, guardianship, trusteeship, elder law, estate disputes and estate litigation.
Residential and commercial property purchases and sales, mortgage refinancing, condos, leasing, tenant evictions, commercial evictions, caveats, lis pendens, restrictive covenants, building schemes, real estate litigation, environmental law and more.
BUSINESS & CORPORATE
Business contracts and disputes, incorporations, unanimous shareholders agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, limited partnerships, trusts, share capitalizations and restructuring, share purchase agreements, corporate litigation, and more.
Builders' liens, contractor and subcontractor disputes, defence of claims and dispute resolution, design and engineering issues, and more.
DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES &
Information systems, intellectual property rights, bitcoin, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, DeFi (decentralized finance), digital decentralization, emerging technologies, and other legal practice relating to computer systems, internet and web systems and applications, and online businesses.
Adult Interdependent Partnership or co-habitation agreements, matrimonial property agreements, prenuptial agreements, spousal support waivers, and agreements. Also, through our tight network of like-minded legal professionals, we are now able to direct potential clients to reasonably priced, modern family law litigation lawyers.
Management agreements, record label agreements, agency representation agreements, artist incorporations, producer agreements, royalties, digital and online streaming services, writer agreements, publishing agreements, copyright and trademark issues, talent, location, interview releases and more.
DEFAMATION & LIBEL
Defamation, libel, internet & online harassment, damage to reputation, disparagement, denigration, and all matters related to the publication of damaging material in the public sphere.
We are the tip of the spear. We fight for Albertans. Williamson Law is a finely-tuned boutique law firm in the heart of the Calgary beltline dedicated to providing clients with steadfast, affordable, reasonable-rate legal services. We are Albertan through and through. To us, our clients and their cases come first. We have a rich, dynamic background and strive to provide big firm representation with a level of service usually only offered by small firms. Our firm is modern, mobile, and flexible – a new approach to an old profession. We don't believe in massive brick-and-mortar downtown offices, expensive art, expense accounts, or elegant parties. We believe in staunch and effective courtroom advocacy, resolute representation of clients' interests, dynamic options to solve complex problems, and connections with clients on a human level in a way that offers confidence, convenience, and comfort.
We bring a fresh approach to the practice of law in Alberta: new perspectives, modern ideas, steadfast advocacy, access to justice, reasonable rates, and the skillful deployment of digital technologies to connect with and act for clients. We believe in trust, we act with honour, and we offer the courage and support our clients demand.
We feel that your lawyer should not only be on your side, they should give you an array of options to suit any legal situation, and should provide the dedication and drive your case deserves. We have access to a unique network of excellent, like-minded legal professionals dedicated to providing outstanding legal service in-line with our vision, so that if Williamson Law cannot handle your matter, we will attempt to put you in touch with a trusted advocate who shares our vision in our stead. In this way, we hope to deliver or connect you with the full range of legal services – bringing you an alternative to the days of old and dusty law practices.
Our practice areas include simple and complex civil litigation, civil liberties litigation, contract law, personal injury law, residential and commercial real estate, wills, estate planning, estate litigation, corporate law, document drafting, small claims, construction law, Builders' Liens, debt and judgment enforcement, commercial law, business disputes, intellectual property, entertainment law, blockchain and DeFi technologies, human rights law, providing summary advise, and much more. Give us a call and see how we can help you navigate the complexities of Alberta's legal landscape.
We're here to change the way law is practiced in Alberta.
Chad is a seasoned lawyer, known for his strong sense of justice, compassion for his clients, and a flair for advocacy. Born and raised in Calgary and proud of his Alberta upbringing, Chad brings accomplishment, cunning, and skill to all areas of legal practice.
He gained an Applied Bachelor of Communications from Mount Royal University in Calgary and a Bachelor of Law with Honours from Cardiff University in the United Kingdom. He founded Williamson Law in 2017 and is committed to delivering a modern, sensible, and energetic approach to the practice of law through staunch representation of his clients.
Chad's areas of interest include emerging technologies, music and audio production, animal welfare, and spending time at the lake with his family.
Martin brings a unique perspective to law based on an analytical and systematic approach grounded in a previous engineering career. Martin obtained his legal foundation at a boutique Aboriginal and Constitutional litigation firm where he articled and worked for nearly four years. Born in Poland and raised in Calgary, Martin brings a client-first approach to his legal practice.
Martin obtained a Bachelor of Science in Oil & Gas Engineering with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development from the University of Calgary, and a Bachelor of Law with Honours from the University of Exeter, England. Prior to pivoting into the legal profession, Martin practiced as a petroleum engineer international and in Canada, and holds a Professional Engineer designation (non-practicing) from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.
Martin volunteers his time with Calgary Legal Guidance, the rugby community and various other organizations. Martin can be found on the rugby pitch, in the mountains, telling stories of his days doing avalanche control at Fortress Mountain, or enjoying a glass of wine.
Martin can provide legal services in English or Polish.
As a Veteran of Afghanistan with 15 years of experience with the Canadian Armed Forces, Sean has a strong devotion to justice and service to his community. Born in Edmonton and raised in Calgary, Sean is familiar with the interests which affect all Albertans. Sean brings this same knowledge and devotion with him to his legal career where he takes a progressive approach in passionately advocating his client’s interests.
Sean obtained a History degree at Mount Royal University in Calgary, and Juris Doctor law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. Although a sole practitioner, Sean began working in association with Williamson Law in 2020.
As an avid outdoorsman, Sean enjoys every opportunity he can to get up to the mountains to hike, snowboard, or camp with his family.
Ken acts as Counsel and Senior Advisor to the firm. Ken is the owner of Your Lawyer LLP. He has over 40 years of experience in all general areas of the law, with a focus on complex litigation, real estate, and wills and estates.
Ken provides valuable, senior advice to the firm and works hand-in-hand with Williamson Law on complex litigation matters and the growth of the firm. He is passionate about the law and mentoring the younger members of the firm. It is contemplated that Williamson Law and Your Lawyer LLP will merge operations in the near future.
Ken has played an active executive role in many community organizations, including past president of the Point McKay Condominium Corporation, past president of the Lindsay Park Sports Association, past Technical Director of the Canadian Volleyball Association, and current director of The Educational Partnership Foundation.
Ellen brings a vibrant personality and a dynamic array of legal and organizational skills to Williamson Law. She is client focused and plays a critical role in ensuring that the needs of clients come first — by taking a small-firm, friendly approach to client relations.
Ellen's excellent people skills, her sharp wit, and her enthusiasm for the law make her a welcome part of the team.
In her spare time, Ellen enjoys canine agility, running, playing guitar, and spending time at the lake with her family.