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Nov 8, 2016
Our Calgary and Edmonton Offices Are Moving!

Click through to update your records with our new Calgary and Edmonton office addresses:

CALGARY OFFICE (as at January 23, 2017)
400 - 444 7 AVE SW
Calgary AB T2P 0X8

EDMONTON OFFICE (as at December 12, 2016)
2500 - 10175 101 ST NW
Edmonton AB T5J 0H3

Please note phone numbers and email addresses will remain the same.

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Sept 30, 2016
Field Law Recognized by Chambers Canada
Regional firm earns inclusion in Chambers Canada directory

Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce their recent inclusion in the Chambers Canada Directory. Field Law was listed in Chambers Canada 2016 as a “Highly Regarded Corporate/Commercial” firm. Chambers Canada is one of the world’s most trusted and prestigious stand-alone guides to the leading lawyers and law firms in Canada. Rankings are based on a comprehensive submission process and the in-depth assessment of a variety of practice areas and legal services.

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July, 2016
Field Law Announces the Northern Alberta Award Winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program
Winners include charities focused on serving underprivileged children, a theatre festival for the hearing impaired, literacy and homework programs, and more

Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce the Northern Alberta winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program. The annual Program, which supports local community initiatives and projects, received a record number of 122 applications this year, 41 of which came from the Northern Alberta community market. Field Law granted one grand prize award and four additional awards to initiatives in this community market, providing a total of $30,000 in funding to help launch or grow each local project.

In 2016, the Program distributed a total of $75,000 to community initiatives, with $30,000 going to each of the Northern and Southern Alberta markets, and $15,000 going to the Northwest Territories market. The Program’s selection process for winners included a combination of online voting and deliberation by a local judging panel composed of Field Law representatives, clients and community members. Through the online voting period, the public is given the opportunity to support the ideas they believe to be the most deserving of funding. The votes indicate to panelists which projects resonate with the local community and are factored into their final decision-making.

“Community involvement has always been a top priority for Field, which is why we are extremely pleased to help organizations that are striving to make a positive difference in the community,” said Geoff Hope, Partner and Executive Committee Member, Field Law. “Due to the recent economic downturn, many organizations are in greater need of funding and we are truly inspired by the overwhelming response and support these initiatives receive from the Edmonton community.”

Field Law congratulates the following prize winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program:

Put a Kid to Bed ($10,000 grand prize recipient)
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Edmonton Central Council is a social justice organization that serves the disadvantaged in the Capital Region of Alberta. The organization distributes furniture, household goods, clothing, emergency food, bus passes and other donated goods to the underprivileged in Edmonton.

Spruce Grove Public Library Presents: Bibliotherapy Wellness Backpacks ($6,000 recipient)
Spruce Grove Public Library created Wellness Backpacks that provide individuals and families with the opportunity to improve their understanding of themselves and one another with information to help in coping with difficult life circumstances, such as grief and depression.

SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival ($6,000 recipient)
The Workshop West Playwrights' Theatre developed SOUND OFF, the first Deaf Theatre Festival in Canadian history. SOUND OFF aims to increase the exposure for deaf artists and audiences in Edmonton, while also giving deaf audiences the opportunity to participate in theatre.

Literacy and Homework Programs ($5,000 recipient)
The Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton (BGCBigs) launched the Literacy and Homework Programs that provide immigrant, newcomer and Aboriginal youth the opportunity to enhance literacy and have targeted homework and reading help after school and in the summer months.

Bissell Centre Community Food Initiative ($3,000 recipient)
The Bissell Centre implemented a Community Food Initiative where healthy food is cultivated onsite and then use directly for meals at the Drop-In Centre. The project will improve community cohesion, create opportunities to develop new skills, and educate participants on healthy eating.

Field Law’s preferred causes include (but are not exclusive to) those that support education, healthcare, at-risk youth, arts and culture, homelessness, community and sports, and women’s organizations. The Program launched in all three of Field Law’s offices in Alberta and the Northwest Territories in 2013 and is now an annual initiative that has awarded $325,000 to 55 initiatives. To learn more about the Field Law Community Fund Program, please visit www.fieldlawcommunityfund.com.

About Field Law
Field Law is a western and northern regional business law firm listed as one of the largest in Canada, with offices in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The firm is a proud, strong and independent multi-office regional firm with lawyers dedicated to professional excellence, client service and delivering value. More than 120 lawyers and 170 staff work together to provide a wide variety of legal services to businesses and institutions in corporate and commercial matters, litigation and dispute resolution, labour and employment, insurance, energy, intellectual property, occupational health and safety, privacy, professional regulatory and medical malpractice issues. Additionally, the firm provides private services to individuals including estate planning services and real estate transactions. As a member of SCG Legal, Field Law’s clients also gain access to a seamless national and global network of firms allowing members to navigate a complex and ever-changing legal landscape with local support.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Lindsay Hischebett
Field Law
403-260-8573
lhischebett@fieldlaw.com

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July, 2016
Field Law Announces the Northwest Territories Award Winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program
Winners include charities focused on cancer peer support, anti-bullying seminars and youth science workshops

Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce the Northwest Territories winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program. The annual Program, which supports local community initiatives and projects, received a record number of 122 applications this year, 11 of which came from the Northwest Territories market. Field Law granted one grand prize award and two additional awards to initiatives in this community market, providing a total of $15,000 in funding to help launch or grow each local project.

In 2016, the Program distributed a total of $75,000 to community initiatives, with $15,000 to the Northwest Territories market, and $30,000 going to each of the Northern and Southern Alberta markets. The Program’s selection process for winners included a combination of online voting and deliberation by a local judging panel composed of Field Law representatives, clients and community members. Through the online voting period, the public is given the opportunity to support the ideas they believe to be the most deserving of funding. The votes indicate to panelists which projects resonate with the local community and are factored into their final decision-making.

“We are excited to be celebrating the fourth year of the Field Law Community Fund Program,” said Jack Williams, Partner at Field Law. “Community engagement is deeply valued at our firm, which is why we are pleased to support organizations that build a legacy of kindness and initiatives that strive to make a positive difference in this community.”

Field Law congratulates the following prize winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program:

Living the Journey: Cancer Peer Support for the NWT ($6,000 grand prize recipient)
The NWT Breast Health/Breast Cancer Action Group provides cancer peer support in the Northwest Territories’ communities by offering peer support training to cancer survivors.

HackSpace NT ($4,500 recipient)
Western Arctic Moving Pictures (WAMP) offers a workshop series that gives youth the opportunity to gain practical experience in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields.

Be a Buddy Not a Bully ($4,500 recipient)
The Kamikaze Punishment Foundation developed the Be a Buddy Not a Bully seminars which promote healthy living and help youth the negative effects of bullying in the community.

Field Law’s preferred causes include (but are not exclusive to) those that support education, healthcare, at-risk youth, arts and culture, homelessness, community and sports, and women’s organizations. The Program launched in all three of Field Law’s offices in Alberta and the Northwest Territories in 2013 and is now an annual initiative. To learn more about the Community Fund Program, please visit www.fieldlawcommunityfund.com.

About Field Law
Field Law is a western and northern regional business law firm listed as one of the largest in Canada, with offices in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The firm is a proud, strong and independent multi-office regional firm with lawyers dedicated to professional excellence, client service and delivering value. More than 120 lawyers and 170 staff work together to provide a wide variety of legal services to businesses and institutions in corporate and commercial matters, litigation and dispute resolution, labour and employment, insurance, energy, intellectual property, occupational health and safety, privacy, professional regulatory and medical malpractice issues. Additionally, the firm provides private services to individuals including estate planning services and real estate transactions. As a member of SCG Legal, Field Law’s clients also gain access to a seamless national and global network of firms allowing members to navigate a complex and ever-changing legal landscape with local support.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Lindsay Hischebett
Field Law
403-260-8573
lhischebett@fieldlaw.com

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July, 2016
Field Law Announces Southern Alberta Award Winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program
Winners include charities focused on at-risk-youth, pet therapy access, women in crisis and more

Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce the Southern Alberta winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program. Now in its fourth year, the Program, which supports local community initiatives and projects, received a record number of 122 applications this year, 71 of which came from the Southern Alberta community market. Field Law granted one grand prize award and four additional awards in this community market, providing a total of $30,000 in funding to help launch or grow each local project.

In 2016, the Program distributed a total of $75,000 to community initiatives, with $30,000 going to each of the Northern and Southern Alberta markets and $15,000 going to the Northwest Territories market. The Program’s selection process for winners included a combination of online voting and deliberation by a local judging panel composed of Field Law representatives, clients and community members. Through the online voting period, the public is given the opportunity to support the ideas they believe to be the most deserving of funding. The votes indicate to panelists which projects resonate with the local community and are factored into their final decision-making.

“We are incredibly proud that the Community Fund Program has continued to grow over the past four years and has an ongoing positive impact in our communities,” said Doreen Saunderson, Firm Managing Partner, Field Law. “There are inspiring individuals and organizations finding new and creative ways to make this world a better place and it is our privilege to recognize their efforts through our program. At Field Law, we value community involvement which is why we are always moved by the overwhelming response we receive from the public.”

Field Law congratulates the following prize winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program:

Adapted Bike Program ($10,000 grand prize recipient)
The Adapted Bike Program provides customized bicycles to children with cerebral palsy in order to give them the opportunity to participate in a physical activity. The initiative also offers programs that give families the chance to bike together while their child learns to ride.

School PALS ($5,000 recipient)
The Pet Access League Society (PALS) developed the Schools PALS program to give youth access to pet therapy. Youth who struggle with the challenge of making positive choices can engage in interactive exercises with the PALS therapy dogs that teach them the importance of friendship, positive ways to stop peer pressure and innovative ways to ‘stop and think.’

Food Forest Project ($5,000 recipient)
The Phoenix Education Foundation is taking unused space on its school grounds to create a Food Forest with fruit bearing trees and bushes and a pollinator area that protects endangered bees.

Personal Care Items ($5,000 recipient)
The Women’s Centre supports women in times of crisis who are living in poverty by supplying them with vital resources through their Basic Needs Assistance program. The program provides women with access to food, personal care items and feminine hygiene products.

Souper Kids ($5,000 recipient)
The Souper Kids initiative, spearheaded by the Soup Sisters, facilitates 28 hands on soup-making events each month across Canada. The soup produced is then donated to local emergency shelters, often helping to reduce operating costs of up to 20 per cent. The program also helps to raise social awareness through forums and promotes healthy relationships and eating habits among youth in the community.

Field Law’s preferred causes include (but are not exclusive to) those that support education, healthcare, at-risk youth, arts and culture, homelessness, community and sports, and women’s organizations. The Program launched in all three of Field Law’s offices in Alberta and the Northwest Territories in 2013 and is now an annual initiative. To learn more about the Community Fund Program, please visit www.fieldlawcommunityfund.com.

About Field Law
Field Law is a western and northern regional business law firm listed as one of the largest in Canada, with offices in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The firm is a proud, strong and independent multi-office regional firm with lawyers dedicated to professional excellence, client service and delivering value. More than 120 lawyers and 170 staff work together to provide a wide variety of legal services to businesses and institutions in corporate and commercial matters, litigation and dispute resolution, labour and employment, insurance, energy, intellectual property, occupational health and safety, privacy, professional regulatory and medical malpractice issues. Additionally, the firm provides private services to individuals including estate planning services and real estate transactions. As a member of SCG Legal, Field Law’s clients also gain access to a seamless national and global network of firms allowing members to navigate a complex and ever-changing legal landscape with local support.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Lindsay Hischebett
Field Law
403-260-8573
lhischebett@fieldlaw.com

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