Jeremiah Kowalchuk
Jeremiah Kowalchuk
Partner,
Executive Committee Member
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Jeremiah Kowalchuk is experienced litigation counsel, having represented clients before all levels of court in Alberta and in the Federal Court. Jeremiah focuses on commercial litigation, construction, real estate disputes, and debt recovery, regularly representing medium to large construction companies in Alberta as well as owners, contractors, and engineers. Many of Jeremiah’s clients are businesses based in Eastern Canada or the US and with oil-patch interests in Alberta, including oilfield construction.

Jeremiah represents and advises clients in many areas of law, including general litigation, corporate and commercial issues and disputes, foreclosures and transactional work. This includes:
  • Private lending arrangements and security implementation
  • Purchase and sale of businesses
  • Land and property development
  • Condominium development and sales
  • Franchise system development and implementation
  • Arbitration and mediation
Jeremiah serves on the firm’s Executive Committee and is the past chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. As past chair of the firm's Litigation Practice Group, Jeremiah uses his broad experience to help manage litigation cases handled by the firm.

Value to Clients

"My experience running my own firm and having a general practice for several years has given me a big picture perspective. That experience helps me understand how clients’ businesses work and gives me the ability to tailor their legal services.”
 
Outside the Office
Jeremiah runs, cooks, and enjoys being with family in his spare time. He also loves to travel.
Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch
Past-President
2017-2018
Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch
President
2016-2017
Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch
Vice-President
2015-2016
Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch
Treasurer
2014-2015
Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch
Secretary
2013-2014
Canadian Bar Association
Member
1999-Present
Edmonton Bar Association
Member
2002-Present
Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA)
Member
2006-Present
Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Volunteer Lawyer
2002-Present
Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Board of Directors
2013-2015
"Litigation Star" Alberta
Benchmark Canada
2017
Edmonton Centre for Equal Justice
University of Alberta Law School Moot Program
Terwillegar Towne Residents Association v Brookfield Residential (Alberta) LP, 2015 ABQB 14, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Shefsky v. California Gold Mining Inc, 2014 ABQB 730, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Bizon v Bizon, 2014 ABCA 174, Alberta Court of Appeal
Logithasan v. Chawla, 2012 ABQB 368, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Asset Capital Mortgage Corporation v. Hartum, 2009 ABPC 92, Alberta Provincial Court
Cunningham v. Alberta (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2009 ABCA 239, Alberta Court of Appeal
Education
University of Alberta, 2002, Bachelor of Laws, With Distinction
University of Saskatchewan, 1999, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude
Admissions
Alberta,2003