Our Legal Counsel
The lawyers at Kirk Montoute LLP bring experience and sincere enthusiasm to the practice of law. Mentored in traditional forms of resolving disputes, including courtroom litigation, we have chosen to expand our skill set to offer clients options in non-adversarial processes. Gary Kirk is an experienced mediator and can act as impartial facilitator in out-of-court negotiations. We are also trained in collaborative law, an effective interest-based form of negotiation that is preferred by many of our family law clients.
Gary has been practicing as a lawyer for more than 20 years and is the managing partner of Kirk Montoute LLP. Gary also has extensive training as a Mediator and has participated in numerous Mediation, Arbitration and Judicial Dispute Resolution hearings.
Nigel established his first law firm in 1997 and has been practicing law for more than 20 years. He has appeared before all levels of Court throughout Alberta, and is familiar with all forums of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Michael joined Kirk Montoute LLP as an associate in August 2019. Michael graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary in 2016. During his time at the University of Calgary, he volunteered for the Innocence Project.
Suzanne joined Kirk Montoute LLP as an associate in January 2019. Suzanne graduated from the Faculty of Law at Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia in 2015. She completed her articles in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The lawyers and staff at Kirk Montoute LLP work collaboratively to maintain a client-focused legal practice.
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