Our Team

Victor E. Howard, Partner

Victor E. Howard, PartnerA proud graduate of Dalhousie Law School in Halifax, Mr. Howard has served clients in both Southern and North-central Alberta since 1981, commencing in a large downtown firm in Calgary, where he was born and raised.

Eric Kahlke, Associate

Eric graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in 1974 and has practiced in both Edmonton and Leduc since that time. His practice has been focused mainly on commercial and corporate law with emphasis on litigation and solicitor work. Appearance has been before all levels of courts in Alberta, along with the Tax Court and various boards and municipal tribunals.

Eric Kahlke
Barrister and Solicitor
Telephone: 780-986-8428 Extension 302
Email Address: eric@zaplaw.ca

Martyn G. Laurin, Associate

Martyn HR picBorn and raised in Peace River, Martyn moved to Edmonton to attend University, obtaining both of his degrees at the University of Alberta (B.Sc, LLB 2004).  He worked for a short period of time in oil and gas exploration, utilizing his Geology degree, prior to earning his law degree in 2004.  After his call to the Bar in 2005, Martyn practiced for almost 10 years in Edmonton, providing a variety of legal services, focusing largely on family law and litigation, but also handling wills and estates, real estate, personal injury and corporate/commercial matters.  Martyn is happy to be practicing law in Leduc, applying both small town values and big city experience.

Deborah Santema Olthof, Associate

 Deborah Santema Olthof, AssociateDeborah Santema Olthof obtained her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English from the University of British Columbia in 2003 and her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Alberta in 2007.