Ariel Lekas

Associate

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contact

Office: Edmonton

Main: (780) 969-3503

Fax: (780)969-3549

Education & Qualifications

  • Alberta Bar (2017)
  • JD (Alberta, 2016)
  • B.Sc. biology (MacEwan, 2013)

Ariel Lekas is an associate lawyer in the firm’s Edmonton office, carrying on a general corporate commercial practice with a focus on estate planning and administration.

Ariel has extensive experience assisting clients with integrated tax and estate planning to provide optimal outcomes for business and personal succession plans. She also assists individuals and trust companies acting with the administration of estates. In addition, Ariel has experience in a wide range of corporate commercial matters and advises clients on corporate governance, commercial real estate and purchases and sale matters.

  • Director, Northern Alberta Pioneers and Descendants Association (2019-present)
  • Treasurer, Canadian Bar Association – Elder Law Section, Alberta North (2018-present)
  • JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes Team Member (2016)
  • Row for Kids Team Member, Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation (2014, 2016)
  • VP Sports, Law Students Association (2014-2015)
  • Sports Editor, Canons of Construction (2014-2015)
  • VP Social, Environmental Law Students’ Association (2014-2015)
  • Player and coordinator, Recreational Slo-Pitch Team (2014-present)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association (2013-present)
  • In-school mentor, Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters (2011-2013)
  • Grant recipient and research presenter, Prairie University Biology Symposium (2013)
  • Research presenter, MacEwan Annual Undergraduate Student Research, Scholarly Activity & Creative Achievement Showcase (2013)
  • Jason Lang Scholarship (2009, 2012, 2013)
  • MacEwan University Dean’s List (2012)
  • Bachelor of Science Continuing Scholarship (MacEwan, 2009, 2010, 2012)
  • Academic Athletic Award, Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) (2009)
  • Winner, Grant MacEwan Book of the Year Critical Essay Contest (2009)
  • First Class Standing (MacEwan, 2009)
  • Jim and Barbara Scopick Scholarship (2009)
  • Bachelor of Science Entrance Scholarship (MacEwan, 2008)