WILLIAM L. McELHANNEY
Phone: (780) 412-2713
Fax: (780) 423-8946
Preferred Areas of Practice
Energy, Transmission and other Regulatory Matters
Education and Background
Graduate Staples High School, Westport Connecticut, 1972
North Toronto Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario, 1973
University of Western Ontario, 1973 - 1975 - Major Physiology
University of Alberta, BA Honours with Distinction, Major Political Science, 1977-1980
Queen’s University, LLB, 1980 - 1983
Called to the Alberta Bar 1984
Law Society of Alberta
Alberta Expropriation Association
Canadian Bar Association
Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Director and President of Alberta Branch
Frontier College, 1980 - 1983
Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canvasser
Society of Retired and Semi-Retired, Director
Alberta Expropriation Association, Member and Past President
Canadian Bar Association, 1983 - present
Corrections Canada, 1980 - 1983
Continuing Legal Education, Assessor
Coaching and other activity regarding family.
Lectures and Workshops:
Surface Rights, Expropriation, Petroleum Development, Impact on Lands, Valuation of Aboriginal Cultural Loss.
I have had appearances in front of the Surface Rights Board, Land Compensation Board,
Natural Resources Conservation Board, Environmental Appeal Board, Municipal Government Board,
Development Appeal Board, Energy Resources Conservation Board, National Energy Board, Metis
Settlements Appeals Tribunal, the Wek'eezhii Land and Water Board - NWT, and all Courts in Alberta
and the Federal Court.
Skiing, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, running, travelling and reading.
I especially enjoy activities with my family.