About Us 2023-06-01T14:54:55-06:00

About Us

Our Vision

At Stillman LLP, our priority is the best interests of our clients. We achieve this by providing our clients with customized solutions that match their unique circumstances and objectives. After being retained on any file, our lawyers, in direct consultation you, will come up with a plan that fits your needs, budget, and expectations.

By combining extensive experience in various legal service areas, our firm’s lawyers adopt a team approach to delivering a cost-efficient and positive outcome on our files. At times, it is not uncommon for more than one lawyer to be involved on a matter in an effort to add value and maximize efficiency for the client and ultimately lead to the desired results. Whether simple or complex, Stillman LLP has the capacity to handle all issues in the practice areas listed on our website.

Stillman LLP is proud to have a long-established commitment to the West Edmonton business community and the City of Edmonton, generally. At our firm, we take pride in our community engagement. Our lawyers and staff actively participate in the community in various ways – including a variety of sponsorships, membership in business organizations, boards, serving as members of various legal associations, as well as various forms of community service and volunteering.

Firm History


In 1989, I. Mark Stillman and Terry M. McGregor began practicing together in an association of independent law practices. The two decided to become partners, and in 1993, McGregor Stillman was formed.


From 1993 onward, the firm grew from a firm that served local businesses and conducted civil and criminal litigation to a firm with senior counsel serving all types of businesses, and individual clients. McGregor Stillman handled all types of civil and commercial litigation and appeared in all levels of Alberta Courts. The firm also provided arbitration services.


In 2002, McGregor Stillman LLP grew to include Richard D. Smith as a partner, who added a significant family law and enhanced general litigation aspect to the firm.


In 2006, McGregor Stillman LLP welcomed Christopher G. Hoose as a partner, who proceeded through the ranks as a student researcher, articling student and associate with the firm.

On September 20, 2006, one of the founding partners, Terry McGregor, retired from the practice of law, ending a distinguished 24-year career. Terry’s leadership and guidance have been instrumental in the growth of the firm and its reputation within the legal community and the public at large.


In 2007, McGregor Stillman LLP welcomed Gregory R. Bentz as a partner, who proceeded through the ranks as a student researcher, articling student and associate with the firm.


On January 1, 2008, the firm changed its name to Stillman LLP.


On January 1, 2014, Frank C. MacKay joined the offices of Stillman LLP.


On January 1, 2015, Stillman LLP welcomed Erik L. Bruveris as a partner. Erik started his Alberta law career with the firm in 2009.


On January 1, 2016, Stillman LLP welcomed Ara L. McKee as a partner. Ara started in 2010 as an articling student.


On October 1, 2017, Stillman LLP and Lovatt LLP merged, and have carried on under the Stillman LLP banner. Peter Semonick and Wayne Lovatt retired after decades of distinguished practice while Don Lupul and Craig Lupul continued on at Stillman LLP.


On January 1, 2019, Stillman LLP welcomed John W. Hagg into the partnership. John started his legal career with Stillman LLP as an articling student in 2013.

On June 30, 2019, Stillman LLP saw its co-founder, and managing partner, I. Mark Stillman retire after a long and distinguished career dedicated to the practice of law and service to the community and profession more broadly.

On October 1, 2019, Mark M. Olivieri joined the offices of Stillman LLP.

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