Expertise

  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Banking and Financial Services

Year of Call

  • 2004, Alberta

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, University College Fraser Valley, 2000
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Alberta, 2003

Professional Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association - Construction Law Subsection
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta

Representative Work

  • Michael has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
    and the Alberta Court of Appeal. In addition, Michael has appeared before the Alberta
    Securities Commission.
  • Michael has a number of reported trial and interlocutory application decisions that have been
    issued by the Alberta Courts, including the following:  
           Ranchman's Holdings Inc. Bull Bustin' Inc., 2019 CarswellAlta 610 (ABQB);
           Perth Construction Ltd. v. Mears Canada Corp., 2018 CarswellAlta 450 (ABCA);
           Perth Construction Ltd. v. Mears Canada Corp., 2018 CarswellAlta 2409 (ABCA);
           Paragon Capital Corporation Ltd. v. Starke Dominion Ltd., 2018 CarswellAlta 904 (ABQB);
           Willard v. Compton Petroleum Corp., 2015 CarswellAlta 22 (ABQB);
           N3 Terra Corp. v. Mooney, 2014 CarswellAlta 2759 (ABQB);
           Re, Dykes, 2013 CarswellAlta 1977 (ABQB);
           Enerflow Industries Inc. v. Surefire Industries Ltd., 2013 CarswellAlta 1489 (ABQB);
           Paragon Capital Corp. v. 1257072 Alberta Ltd., 2012 CarswellAlta 2434 (ABQB);
           Kapusta, Re, 2011 CarswellAlta 2774 (Alberta Securities Commission);
           Cruickshank v. University of Lethbridge, 2010 CarswellAlta 903 (ABQB);
           852860 Alberta Ltd. v. Siva Farm Ltd., 2009 CarswellAlta 394 (ABQB);
           Alex Cole Ltd. v. Wannet, 2009 CarswellAlta 1882 (ABQB);
           Leutke-Brinkhaus v. Green Fleet Landscapers Ltd., 2008 CarswellAlta 324 (ABQB); and
           Angevine v. Blue Ridge Resources Corp., 2007 CarswellAlta 909 (ABQB).