Lawyers

 

G. Bruce Lennon, B.Sc., B.Ed., LLB. (of Counsel to the Firm)

Mr. Lennon studied at the University of Manitoba where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1971 and a Bachelor of Education in 1975.  Mr. Lennon taught school in Manitoba before returning to the University of Manitoba to obtain a Bachelor of Laws in 1981.

Mr. Lennon came to Westlock to begin his legal career in 1982 under the mentorship of Blaine Logan.  Mr. Lennon later co-founded Logan & Lennon in 1984.

Mr. Lennon has extensive experience in Criminal Defense Litigation. He has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta. Mr. Lennon has run hundreds of criminal trials and consistently obtains favourable results with early resolutions.

In 2017, Mr. Lennon ceased to be a Partner and remains with us as Consulting Counsel.

Mr. Lennon has been active in the community and has contributed to several projects in the Town of Westlock.  Mr. Lennon served as chairman of the board of Trustees for the Pembina Hills School Board (Regional Division 7).  Mr. Lennon served as mayor of Westlock between 2004 to 2013.

Bruce enjoys vacationing, golfing, and visiting with his children and grandchildren.

Raymond B. Barlow, B.Sc., LLB. (Retired Counsel)

Mr. Barlow studied at the University of Alberta, earning a Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) in 1976 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1981.

Mr. Barlow began his legal career in downtown Edmonton until relocating to Westlock in 1985 to co-found Gerlach Barlow with his wife Maxine Gerlach—a native of Rochester, Alberta.

Mr. Barlow has extensive knowledge of corporate matters, which include governance, rollovers, amalgamations, mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures, reorganizations, and sole proprietorships.

Over the years, Mr. Barlow has drafted thousands of Wills. Mr. Barlow is very knowledgeable of Estate Administration and resolving complex issues arising from competing property interests, trusts, and transferring land.

In 2017, Mr. Barlow ceased to be a Partner and fully retired in 2019.

For decades, Ray has contributed enormously to the Town of Westlock as an active Rotarian. Ray enjoys camping, hunting, fishing, traveling, and spending time with his wife and extended family.

Michael MacIntyre, B.A., LLB. (Partner)

Mr. MacIntyre graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Alberta in 1983. Since graduating from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 1987, he has practiced law in Westlock.

Mr. MacIntyre has extensive knowledge in the areas of Real Estate, Wills and Estates, and Corporate/Commercial law.

Mike has always resided in Westlock. He has made valuable contributions to the success of the Westlock Recreation Society, the Royal Canadian Legion, Red Lions Baseball Club, and the Westlock & District Community Hall Society. Mike enjoys golfing, traveling, and quality time with family.

David W. Keyes, B.Ed., J.D. (Partner)

During Undergraduate Studies, Mr. Keyes worked in the shipping and receiving department of a large corporation where he also served as Union Shop Steward, advocating for workers’ rights.

Mr. Keyes graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Education in 2011 and obtained a Juris Doctor in 2015 from the University of Ottawa.

Mr. Keyes began his legal career at a full service firm in St. Paul, Alberta under the tutelage of senior litigation counsel. He has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta for Family, Civil, and Criminal matters.

Mr. Keyes practices mostly in Corporate, Commercial, and Estate law. He is knowledgeable of matters involving Criminal Defence, Civil Litigation, Employment Rights, Residential Tenancies, Commercial Tenancies, Estate Planning, Corporate Structuring and Governance, Family Agreements, and Estate Administration. He offers legal services in French and English.

David enjoys hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, and spending quality time with his wife and two sons. He has supported Scouts Canada for years, most recently in Barrhead.