Julie Gagnon

Operations Partner

e: jgagnon@rmrf.com
p: 780.497.3320
f: 780.429.3044

1994 – B.Comm., University of Alberta
1998 – LL.B, University of Alberta
1999 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar

Practice Areas

Administrative Law, Health Law, Litigation, Wills, Estates & Trusts, Professional Regulatory

Experience

Julie’s practice focuses on professional regulatory law, administrative law, and wills, estates and trusts. Her practical approach is informed by over 20 years of experience.

In her professional regulatory practice, Julie acts for several regulatory bodies and provides advice on regulatory issues, interpretation of legislation, board policy and governance. She has appeared before various tribunals, the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Court of Appeal. Julie has experience prosecuting and defending professionals in disciplinary hearings and acts as independent legal counsel to various administrative tribunals. She has worked on projects involving the enactment of new professional regulatory legislation and in developing Bylaws, Codes of Ethics and Standards of Practice for regulatory organizations. She also provides orientation and training to administrative decision-makers on various issues.

In her wills, estates and trusts practice, Julie works with her clients to ensure they have comprehensive and appropriate estate plans, including Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney, and Personal Directives. She also works with clients whose estate planning needs may require more complex arrangements including family trusts. In addition, Julie assists executors and other parties with estate administration including probate.

Associations & Memberships

  • Edmonton Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Administrative Law, Wills and Estates Sections, Canadian Bar Association
  • Association des juristes d’expression franҫaise de l’Alberta

Community Involvement

  • Member, Association canadienne – française de l’Alberta
  • Member, Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Alberta
  • Former President, Conseil d’école de l’école Notre-Dame
  • Former President, Société des parents de l’école Notre-Dame
  • Former Secretary, Conseil d’école de l’école Notre-Dame
  • Former Secretary, Société des parents de l’école Notre-Dame
  • Former Board Member, Concrete Theatre Society

Hobbies & Interests

  • Skiing
  • Camping
  • Travel

Languages

  • French (fluent)