Adam

"My experience with LETOURNEAU LLP was great. I always felt supported and that they were looking out for my best interest. Adam made me feel comfortable and helped me navigate through a difficult period in my life. I would recommend their law office to anyone looking for legal advice or help" -- Melanie, Lethbridge 

"I enlisted Adam Letourneau, Q.C. and his firm to assist me in generating a separation agreement. I really appreciated the initial meeting where we discussed expectations and all costs involved before we even began. Throughout the process, communication was excellent and I am very satisfied with the high level of service that was provided. I would highly recommend LETOURNEAU LLP to anyone seeking quality representation at a reasonable price." -- Alexander, Lethbridgety representation at a reasonable price.t interest. Adam made me feel comfortable and helped me navigate through a difficult period in my life. I would recommend their law office to anyone looking for legal advice or help" 

Adam Letourneau, QC, LLM (Lond), C.Arb, C.Med

Founder and Managing Partner
Lawyer, Arbitrator, Mediator
Lethbridge: (403) 329-4311
Email: adam@lelaw.ca


Adam's practice is extremely focused on family law (divorce, separation, custody, support, property), arbitration, mediation, and estate planning (wills, epa, pd) and estate administration (probate, etc.).  

Adam has assisted numerous individuals through difficult and stressful dispute situations, in areas such as divorce, separation, custody, maintenance and matrimonial property. He also often represents children in high-conflict custody or parenting matters as Amicus or instructional advocate.  He has negotiated numerous divorce, custody, support and property matters.  He also regularly mediates or arbitrates high conflict family disputes.

As an arbitrator and adjudicator, Adam has significant decision-making and judgment-writing experience as a member of various arbitration tribunals, as a sole arbitrator and as a member of regulatory tribunals with the Law Society of Alberta as an elected Bencher (governor).

Adam also works in and is well versed in real estate law (conveyancing), wills and estate planning, estate administration (eg. probate), and some areas of business law. He has appeared in Alberta Provincial Court, the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, the Alberta Court of Appeal, and the Federal Court of Canada, and as counsel for hundreds of clients in the Indian Residential School Independent Assessment Process.

Adam is a Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb) and Chartered Mediator (C.Med.) through the ADR Institute of Canada. As part of his arbitration practice, he completes arbitrations and adjudications by appointment under Canada Labour Program for grievances, Wager Earner Protection Program Act, Wage Recovery Appeals and Wrongful Dismissal matters. Adam has mediated and arbitrated many disputes, including civil, employment, labour, employment and family disputes. Adam is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) North American Users' Council. He is also the Chair of the Arbitration, Designations Standards, Audits, Appeals & CEE Committee for the ADR Institute of Canada, a member of the Professional Practice, Ethics and Designations Committee (PPEDC) for ADRIC, and Chair of the Arbitration Designations Committee for the ADR Institute of Alberta.

Upon being awarded a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Psychology from the University of Calgary, Adam undertook a career in business, technology and publishing, gaining valuable experience in business start-ups and executive management. He then obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in English from Athabasca University, and received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Alberta. He was awarded a post-graduate Certificate in International Business Law and a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree specializing in International Dispute Resolution from one of the world's leading law schools, UCL (University College London) and Queen Mary University of London. 

Adam is the former Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Alberta Law Review, and the author of a book entitled So, You Want to be a Lawyer, Eh?: Law School in Canada, 2nd ed (3rd edition forthcoming).

Adam Letourneau was honoured with the designation as Queen's Counsel (QC) on January 28, 2016. Queen's Counsel is an honourary appointment given to select lawyers in recognition of their contributions to the legal profession and public life.

Adam was relected in 2014 to a second term as Bencher (governor) of the Law Society of Alberta. He has served on the Board of Directors of Legal Aid Alberta. Adam is the former Chairman of Rupertsland Institute, a Métis Centre for Excellence and the former Chairman of Apeetogosan (Métis) Development Inc., an aboriginal financial institution.

Adam enjoys lecturing as a guest instructor in family law at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.  He is an Instructor at the University of Lethbridge Faculty of Management, teaching Employment and Labour Law and Negotiation / Collective Bargaining as well as Introduction to Management.

Adam and his wife, Carmen, have five children. In his spare time, Adam enjoys running and biking with his dogs. He is a proud member of the Métis Nation of Alberta.
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