We offer timely service, open and clear communication and full explanations of all details related to your transaction.
We assist both buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties. Our experienced team works closely with our commercial clients to ensure the timely preparation, completion, and registration of all the necessary documents.
WILLS & ESTATES
SUMMIT LEGAL GROUP provides advice on all aspects of estate law including Wills and Estate Planning, Probate, Administration of Estates and Trusts, and Dependent Adult Matters.
DEPENDENT ADULT MATTERS
POWER OF ATTORNEY
SUMMIT LEGAL GROUP offers practical legal advice to business owners. We identify potential risks and liabilities and create and implement legal corporate agreements.
INCORPORATION & REORGANIZATION
We offer a full range of notary services including the execution of extra-provincial land transfers, travel affidavits, consent letters, and certification of documents.
Given the complexity and potential consequences of employment agreements such as: employment, termination, severance, non-competition, non-solicitation, contractor, termination, etc., all employees and employers should obtain legal advice prior to executing any such agreements.
PREPARATION & NEGOTIATION
INDEPENDENT LEGAL ADVICE
Cohabitation or Prenuptial Agreements are entered into willingly by people in committed relationships, or prior to marriage. These agreements outline each person's property rights and obligations during the relationship, and if the couple separates.
EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT PREPARATION | REVIEW
OUR LEGAL TEAM
Born and raised in Calgary, Sean’s professional career began in 2004 after attaining a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Calgary. As a nurse, Sean worked as a crisis interventionist with Alberta Health Services’ Mobile Response Team, where he assisted clients presenting with complex mental health and psychosocial issues. Sean collaborated with the Calgary Police Service (CPS), hospital emergency staff, family physicians and other community partners to ensure stabilization and facilitate follow-up with post-crisis treatment. During this time Sean consulted with the CPS to develop a training program for officers dealing with emotionally disturbed persons.
Sean received his Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary and completed his articles with Bennett Jones LLP. Bennett Jones LLP provided broad exposure to many practice areas, however Sean's primary focus was in Commercial Real Estate, Wills & Estate Planning, Employment and Tax law. Following his articles Sean chose to leave Bennett Jones for small practice, enabling him to work closely with his clients.
In 2015 Sean founded SUMMIT LEGAL GROUP, a speciality firm that provides the highest level of service with an emphasis on client care and satisfaction.
Outside of the office, Sean and his family are often found exploring the boundless outdoors.
Practice Areas: Residential Real Estate | Commercial Real Estate | Wills | Estate Matters
Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Calgary in 2007. She then completed her Juris Doctor at Bond University in Australia, followed by a year studying at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, and University of Saskatchewan College of Law. Beyond her university training, Michelle was an active volunteer with CLASSIC; Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City, providing free, professional and confidential legal services for low-income, marginalized Saskatoon residents.
Following the completion of her articles at Kahane Law office, Michelle stayed with the Kahane Law team where she practiced as an Associate from 2012-2016. While there, Michelle had broad exposure to many areas of law, with a primary focus in Real Estate. In August 2016 Michelle joined SUMMIT LEGAL GROUP so that she might focus exclusively in Real Estate and Estate law.
Married with two children. She enjoys traveling, design, cooking and the outdoors.
Practice Areas: Residential Real Estate | Wills | Estate Matters
Michelle is currently on Maternity Leave
Born in southern Alberta, Jonathan has called Calgary home since childhood. Jonathan has always enjoyed being part of a close knit community and continues those traditions through volunteering and community building.
Jonathan commenced his post secondary education at the University of Calgary, where he played football with the University of Calgary Dinos. Concurrent to his sports and educational pursuits Jonathan worked as a project manager for a prominent Calgary developer overseeing the construction of more than 700 homes. Jonathan continued his education in Hawaii, completing his Bachelor of Science and graduating Summa Cum Laude with honours. His travels then took him to London and New York, where he completed his Juris Doctor. He returned home to Calgary to complete his articles, in the company of Mr. Green, at one of Canada’s most prestigious Alberta grown firms Bennett Jones LLP. Following articles Jonathan continued at large national firms, benefiting from expert training and management of elite files.
In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys travel, sports, the outdoors, and time with his family.
Practice Areas: Residential Real Estate | Commercial Real Estate | Employment Law | Wills | Estate Matters
Born and raised in Vancouver, Warren obtained a Bachelor of Arts in political science at the University of British Columbia. Following his undergraduate studies, Warren completed his law degree at the University of Alberta. Warren articled at a downtown Calgary law firm and was called to the Alberta bar in 2008. During his studies, Warren was an executive council member of Access Justice Canada, and an active volunteer with Student Legal Services of Edmonton and the Law Students Legal Advice Program of UBC.
Early in his career, Warren practiced in a variety of areas including commercial litigation, construction, family law, personal injury, energy, employment and real estate litigation. Prior to joining SUMMIT LEGAL GROUP, Warren practiced as sole practitioner. During this time, Warren gained extensive experience in estate matters, real estate, family law and small business matters.
When not providing clients with exceptional legal services, Warren enjoys spending time with his wife and young son.
Practice Areas: Wills | Estate Matters | Adult Guardianship | Real Estate | Small Business Matters | Cohabitation & Prenuptial Agreements