Our People

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Contact Us at MacCallum Law Group | Langley BC

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Lawyer

Allen MacCallum
Email: allen@maclg.com
Secretary: To make an appointment with Allen, please contact 604.546.6345

Outside of the office, Allen is a keen hockey player and still plays every Friday morning with a group of business partners, clients and his two sons – a tradition started over thirty-five years ago. He also enjoys taking the time to relax in White Rock where he and his wife Evie have resided since 1974.

Qualifications:

  • LLB, University of British Columbia,
  • BA Political Science, Economics, University of Manitoba and Bishop’s University.

Professional Activities:

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Legal Aid Langley Seniors Resource Centre

Allen was called to the bar in 1974 and has been practicing law in the Fraser Valley for 42 years, 39 of which have been while in Langley, B.C.

Allen began his successful law career articling & practicing with Thompson & McConnell, in White Rock where he practiced in criminal and civil litigation matters. He went on to join fellow UBC classmates at Forbes Nielsen, building his practice in land, estate planning and business law matters. The Langley partners at Forbes Nielsen decided to create the partnership known as MacCallum McIntyre in 1984, and MacCallum Law Group LLP was established in 2008. By 2012, MacCallum Law Group merged with Bryenton Associates establishing the full service law firm we are today.

Allen has built a strong practice in all matters of Business Law, and provides a wealth of knowledge and experience in Real Estate, Land Matters, and Estate Planning. Allen’s practice has also evolved into a few niche areas and he has particular experience relating to Franchise Law and all matters relating to Mortgage Investment Corporations.

Allen is a regular visitor to the Langley Senior Resource Centre where he often gives seminars and legal advice to seniors in all matters of Elder Care. Allen prides himself in his creative approach to problem solving, has built great relationships and friendships with his longstanding clients and his networks of business partners, and has established himself as a key figure in Langley’s legal community.

Lawyer

Ewan MacLeod
Tel: 604.546.6345
Fax: 604.539.1106
Email: ewan@maclg.com

Outside of the office Ewan is a pitcher on the North Langley Expos of the Lower Mainland Baseball Association. Ewan is also the volunteer head coach of the Special Olympics Surrey Canadians Softball Team. When he is not on the ball field, Ewan lives with his wife Briana and puppy Wallace in Maple Ridge. The trio spend time keeping Kanaka Creek bears out of their backyard, home renovations and visting with friends and family and often traveling throughout BC and abroad looking for their next adventure.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. in Political Science from Simon Fraser University
  • LL.B. from the University of Dundee, Scotland

Professional Activities:

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia

Ewan spent the first twenty years of his life in historic Fort Langley. He attended Fort Langley Elementary and then Walnut Grove Secondary. He obtained his B.A. in Political Science from Simon Fraser University in 2011 before moving to Scotland where he obtained his law degree in 2015.

Ewan began working at MacCallum Law Group in July 2016 as a law clerk and was called to the bar in 2017. Ewan works with our lawyer team in a broad scope of practice areas including Estate Planning, Corporate and Commercial, and residential property transactions.

Accounting Manager

Joanne Zanusso
Tel: 604.546.6345
Email: joanne@maclg.com

Position:

  • Accounting Manager

Joanne joined MacCallum Law Group in 2017 and brings exceptional experience in all aspects of accounting and bookkeeping after working for law firms for many years. Joanne works with Wendy managing our busy accounting department.”

Lawyer

Matt MacCallum
Email: matt@maclg.com
Secretary: To make an appointment with Matt, please contact 604.546.6345

Outside of the office, Matt is an avid outdoorsman, and is passionate about all things fishing. He is also a keen ice hockey player and an accomplished surfer. Matt lives in Fort Langley with his wife Sophie, their son Zachary and their black Lab Axel whom you will often find “protecting” the MacCallum Law Group courtyard during office hours.

Qualifications:

  • LLB, University of Victoria of Wellington, New Zealand.
  • BBA Marketing and Economics, Bishops University, Quebec

Professional Activities:

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, New Zealand Law Society

Matt grew up in White Rock, BC and has spent most of his life in the Fraser Valley. He obtained a BBA from Bishop’s University, worked in marketing and sales in the transportation industry for a number of years, and then moved to New Zealand in 2006 to obtain his law degree from Victoria University of Wellington. He was called to the New Zealand bar in 2011 and worked for two years as a solicitor with a large commercial firm in the central north island, where his practice focused on all aspects of commercial and corporate law, with particular emphasis on infrastructure, energy, and dairy sectors.

Matt returned to Canada and joined MacCallum Law Group LLP in March 2013 as an articling student. He was called to the British Columbia bar in August 2014. Matt’s practice focuses on all aspects of Business and Land Law with strong interests in commercial leases, commercial property matters, real estate transactions, business structures and the buying and selling of businesses.

He offers a progressive outlook to practicing law and a practical approach when dealing with clients of our firm. Matt is excited about growing his practice and looks forward to applying his experiences learned abroad here in Langley and the Fraser Valley.

Lawyer

Bruce Hall
Tel: 604.546.6345
Fax: 604.593.1106
Email: bruce@maclg.com

Outside of the office, Bruce enjoys relaxing at home with his family in Port Kells where he and his wife Dana reside. With three daughters, Bruce offsets being outnumbered with home renovation projects and sport. Bruce has served as an Executive Board Member with the Cloverdale Girls Softball Association and has earned Level Two National Coaching Accreditation in Softball.

Qualifications:

  • LLB and BCom, University of British Columbia
  • Designated Tax Specialist (BDO Canada LLP)
  • CPA In-Depth Tax Courses I and II

Professional Activities:

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation

Bruce was called to the bar in 1985 and practised law in the lower mainland for 19 years. Bruce then spent 9 years with BDO Canada LLP where he became a Senior Manager of Taxation Services following which he joined MacCallum Law Group in June, 2015.

Bruce now combines his tax knowledge with his extensive corporate and commercial law experience to advise clients in matters regarding: corporate and commercial transactions including complex reorganizations, business acquisitions and dispositions; trusts, estates and succession planning; and tax advisory work.

Kelly Guiotto | Real Estate Land Law | MacCallum Law Group Langley BC
Designated Paralegal

Kelly Guiotto
Tel: 604.546.0370
Email: kelly@maclg.com

Kelly leads our conveyancing practice and has extensive experience in all matters relating to residential real estate.

Position:

  • Designated Paralegal – Real Estate/Land Law

Kelly worked with Bryenton & Associates for over 20 years and joined MacCallum Law Group with the merger of the two firms in 2012. Kelly is a Designated Paralegal, which means she is able to meet with clients and give legal advice in her field under the supervision of our experienced lawyers.

Kelly leads our conveyancing practice and has extensive experience in all matters relating to residential real estate.

Rita Mathers | Real Estate Land Law | MacCallum Law Group
Designated Paralegal

Rita Mathers
Tel: 604.546.0364
Email: rita@maclg.com

Outside of the office Rita is an avid Dance (all kinds), Hockey and Little League fan and reader. Rita also assists her son in managing the paperwork for his private business and is always supporting her grandchildren in their pursuits.

Position:

  • Designated Paralegal – Real Estate/Land Law

Qualifications:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Rita has been working in law firms for over 40 years and joined MacCallum Law Group LLP in 2004. Prior to joining us, Rita worked as a Commercial Loans Administrator for a major Credit Union and as a Paralegal in Conveyance for several active law firms. Rita is a Designated Paralegal, which means she is able to meet with clients and give legal advice in her field under the supervision of our experienced lawyers.

Rita’s experience is comprehensive and includes all matters of land law, residential and commercial lending practices. Rita is also qualified as a Certified Financial Planner and Financial Divorce Specialist and has completed certification as a Seniors Advisor as well.

Valerie Kidwell | Business Law | MacCallum Law Group
Designated Paralegal

Valerie Kidwell
Tel: 604.546.0367
Email: valerie@maclg.com

Outside the office, Valerie loves the outdoors. She enjoys exploring new trails around BC such as cycling the Kettle Valley Railway and you can always find her cycling in her Brookswood neighbourhood. Valerie also snowshoes the local mountains in the winter. Valerie and her husband recently purchased a new boat and plan on spending lots of time trying to catch the “Big One”.

Position:

  • Designated Paralegal- Business Law

Valerie has been working in law firms for over 21 years and worked in the corporate office of a large Vancouver law firm before joining MacCallum Law Group LLP. Valerie is a Designated Paralegal, which means she is able to meet with clients, take instructions and give legal advice in her field under the supervision of our experienced lawyers.

Valerie works exclusively in the corporate and commercial law areas and provides extensive experience related to corporate organizations, acquisitions and financing and commercial transactions. Valerie is also responsible for annual reporting functions, incorporations of companies and corporate governance matters and is responsible for maintaining all of our firm’s client’s corporate records.

Stacey Gallie | Wills & Estates | Commercial Lending | MacCallum Law Group Langley BC
Designated Paralegal

Stacey Gallie
Tel: 604.546.0363
Email: stacey@maclg.com

Outside of the office, Stacey likes to keep active and works out several times a week. She also enjoys hiking and biking and has incorporated these two activities with her other passion of travelling. When at home Stacey likes to work in her garden and enjoys baking. Stacey and her husband are also involved and committed to a Division 1 Women’s soccer team, a team which neither of their two children play on, and spend part of their Sunday’s at the field.

Position:

  • Designated Paralegal- Wills & Estates – Commercial Lending

Stacey has been working in law firms since 1984 and joined MacCallum Law Group LLP in 2001. Stacey is a Designated Paralegal, which means she is able to meet with clients, take instructions and give legal advice in her field under the supervision of our experienced lawyers.

Stacey delivers a wealth of knowledge in her practice areas including estates and administration of estates, wills, power of attorneys and estate planning including elder care. She also works in the areas of commercial and corporate financing and conveyancing and is familiar with residential conveyancing and mortgages, commercial transactions including asset purchases and leases and provides all round support in these matters.

Krista Beaudry | Legal Assistant Real Estate Land Law | MacCallum Law Group Langley BC
Legal Assistant

Krista Beaudry
Tel: 604.546.0369
Email: krista@maclg.com

Outside of the office Krista enjoys spending time with her family and her dog. She can be often found walking around her neighbourhood with Kingston, her Black and Tan Coonhound.

Position:

  • Legal Assistant – Real Estate/Land Law

Krista joined MacCallum Law Group in 2014 and works in our real estate/land law practice.

Legal Assistant

Zena Turple
Tel: 604.546.0366
Email: zena@maclg.com

Position:

  • Legal Assistant – Business Law

Outside of the office, Zena is an avid blog reader and enjoys reading about finance, home and garden, and health and fitness. Zena also wears many hats outside of the office, such as chauffeur, event planner, referee, maid and cook, all of which can be summed up with the title “Mom”. Zena enjoys spending time with her family in Willoughby where her and her family reside.

Zena joined MacCallum Law Group in 2016 and works in our Business law practice.

Legal Assistant

Barbara Malish
Tel: 604.546.6345 ext 236
Email: barbara@maclg.com

Position:

  • Legal Assistant- Corporate

Barbara, a long-time paralegal with Severide Staplin Gamlin LLP, joined MacCallum Law Group with the merger of the two firms in 2017.

Barbara works in our corporate practice and has extensive experience in all matters relating to corporate and business law matters.

Legal Assistant

Heidi De Leo
Tel: 604.546.6345 Ext 212
Email: heidi@maclg.com

Outside of the office, Heidi is renowned for her off-roading adventures exploring the back roads of British Columbia. Whether she’s off to camp, kayak or to fly fish, Heidi is all about adventure. When she is not travelling throughout BC or jet setting abroad, Heidi can be found doting on her gorgeous granddaughter in Vancouver.

Position:

  • Legal Assistant – Litigation/Dispute Resolution

Heidi has been working in law firms for more than 33 years and has worked in a variety of areas within the Litigation practice. Heidi joined MacCallum Law Group LLP in 2002.

Heidi provides extensive experience to our clients in all matters of litigation and dispute resolution and practices exclusively in matters related to builder’s liens, foreclosures and debt recovery.

Legal Assistant

Kelly Eskildsen
Tel: 604.546.6345
Email: kellye@maclg.com

 

Position:

  • Legal Assistant – Real Estate/Land Law

Kelly joined MacCallum Law Group in 2017 and works in our real estate/land law practice.

Jessica Snowball | Legal Assistant Real Estate Land Law | MacCallum Law Group Langley BC
Legal Assistant

Jessica Snowball
Tel: 604.546.6345 Ext 222
Email: jessica@maclg.com

Outside of the office, Jessica is kept on her toes and fit chasing after her gorgeous young daughter Macey. While Jessica is delighting in her additional full time role as Mom, she also relishes any free Grandma babysitting so her and her partner can enjoy some time for themselves.

Position:

  • Legal Assistant – Real Estate/Land Law

Jessica joined MacCallum Law Group LLP in 2012 and works in our residential conveyancing team.

Wendy Flint | Office Manager | MacCallum Law Group Langley, BC
Office Manager

Wendy Flint
Tel: 604.546.0362
Email: wendy@maclg.com

Outside the office, Wendy thoroughly enjoys gardening, exercising and spending time at the ice arena watching her grandchildren play their league games. She has participated in 15 Vancouver Sun Runs and completed two Half-Marathons to which Wendy can now proudly tick off her bucket list.

Position:

  • Office Manager

Wendy joined MacCallum Law Group LLP in 2012 in the merger of Bryenton and Associates and has many years of law firm office management experience.

Wendy oversees all office and procurement operations including accounting and reporting functions. She is responsible for all of our human resource, and building management functions and works with our lawyers in planning issues.

Marketing Manager

Sophie MacCallum
Tel: 604.546.6345
Email: sophie@maclg.com

Outside of the office, Sophie (originally from New Zealand), now calls Fort Langley home and is relishing settling into Canadian life. With two little ones, a black Labrador and an avid outdoorsman as a husband, Sophie certainly has her hands full. There is no dull moment in the MacCallum household. The MacCallum clan are weekend warriors, if they’re not off fly fishing, surfing or hunting on the weekends, or enjoying the benefits of the down under summer holidays during the BC winter, all can be found strolling around the Fort catching up with the locals.

Position:

  • Marketing Manager

Qualifications:

  • BA, Media, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • BCom, Marketing and Management, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Sophie previously worked with MacCallum Law Group in October 2013 as the project manager and consultant on our rebranding and website project. In November 2014, she joined our team as part time Marketing Manager.