Tim Mavko


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1987 – B.A., University of Alberta (with First Class Honours)
1992 – LL.B., University of Alberta
1993 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction Law, Litigation


Tim began his articles with the Alberta Court of Appeal before completing them with another regional firm. He joined RMRF in 2002 and joined the Partnership in 2003.

Tim’s practice spans two of RMRF’s key practice areas: Construction Law and Civil Litigation. Tim is an accomplished litigator. He regularly represents parties at all levels of Alberta’s courts in commercial disputes. In the construction industry, he represents clients in negotiating and preparing construction contracts, bonding issues, delay claims, builders’ liens, and other project-related disputes. Over the last several years he has been involved in both negotiating the contracts and handling the disputes for some of North America’s largest mega-projects.

Associations & Memberships

  • Edmonton Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Edmonton Construction Association
  • Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
  • Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America
  • Former President, Edmonton Bar Association
  • Former Chair, Construction Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association

Educational Leadership

  • Sessional Instructor since 2009, Construction Law, University of Alberta Faculty of Law
  • Instructor and Team Leader since 2003, Intensive Trial Advocacy, Legal Education Society of Alberta
  • Co-chair, Certificate in Construction Law (Western), Osgoode Law School

Awards & Achievements

  • The Best Lawyers™ in Canada in the area of Construction Law and Corporate and Commercial Litigation (2021-2022)
  • Acritas Stars – Independently Rated Lawyer (2020-2021)
  • Recognized as a “Leading Practitioner” in the area of Construction Law by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2017-2021)