Former Counsel

High McQueen Calgary Lawyer Profile

Practice Areas

Corporate / Commercial
Wills & Estates
Real Property & Condominuim

Hugh McQueen, Q.C.

Hugh’s status with the Law Society of Alberta is “Inactive” (Retired). Hugh received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta in 1964. He became associated with MacKimmie Matthews after his graduation, and joined the partnership in 1976. Hugh was appointed Queen’s Counsel by Order in Council of the Province of Alberta in 1990. Hugh remained at MacKimmie Matthews until 1999, when he joined his partners, Marlene Stones, Louise Fontaine and Blair Carbert as associated counsel with Stones Fontaine Carbert.

 

Hugh was a lecturer and course leader at Alberta Bar Admission Courses and the Alberta Real Estate Association from 1976 to 1986. He also has been a lecturer and panel chairman at Legal Education Society of Alberta seminars related to real estate law and creditors’ rights.

 

Hugh is a past president of the Calgary Bar Association and the Calgary Bar Historical Society and was vice-chairman of the Accreditation Committee for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games. Hugh is also a former Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta and was a member and vice-chairman of several of the Law Society’s committees.

Education

 

University of Alberta (B.A., 1961)

University of Alberta (LL.B., 1964)

Professional Memberships

 

Law Society of Alberta (1965)

Canadian Bar Association

Calgary Bar Association

Stephen Wood Calgary Lawyer Profile

Practice Areas

Corporate / Commercial
Wills & Estates

Stephen Wood, Q.C.

Steve was a significant contributor to the growth and success of MacKimmie Matthews from 1950 until 1999. Steve was the managing partner from 1966 to 1982. In 1999, Steve joined Stones Fontaine Carbert as Counsel.

 

Through his long and distinguished career, Steve has practiced in virtually all areas of the law. Steve was President of the Calgary Bar Association in 1968 and a Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta from 1970 to 1978. Steve was appointed Queen’s Counsel by Order in Council of the Province of Alberta in 1970. Steve was President of the Law Society of Alberta in 1978.

 

In 2003, Steve was appointed by the Province of Alberta as one of three members of a Commission to review the compensation for Provincial Court Judges in Alberta. In 2002, Steve received the prestigious Distinguished Service to the Profession Award from the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association Alberta Branch.

 

In 1980 Steve was the “lawyer in residence” at the University of Calgary and has lectured on such diverse topics as banking, condominium law, sociology of the legal profession and legal ethics. Steve is one of the most respected members of the Calgary legal community and his advice and counsel is highly sought after.

Education

 

University of Alberta (LL.B., 1950)

Professional Memberships

 

Law Society of Alberta (1951)

Canadian Bar Association

Calgary Bar Association