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Cheryl C. Gottselig, K.C.


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King's Counsel 1992

University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Laws, 1971

University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Arts, 1970

Bar admission: Alberta 1972
Real estate
Practice areas:
Wills and estate administration, Commercial real estate, Wills and estates


Cheryl's focus is on:

Commercial real estate

  • Complex purchase and sale transactions
  • Property development matters
  • Commercial leases, transactions, financing
  • Joint ventures and limited partnership agreements

 Wills and estate administration 

  • Extensive experience in wills and estate matters including will drafting, estate administration, enduring power of attorney and personal directives

Estate planning

  • Experienced in assisting clients in the organizing of their affairs by identifying long term financial goals and creating strategies to meet those goals

Community involvement

Cheryl is a current member of cSpace Projects Board formed by Calgary Arts Development (CADA) and the Calgary Foundation and the Real Estate Advisory Committee for Calgary Economic Development.  She was the past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Vertigo Mystery Theatre and had been a member of the Board since 2006.

Professional involvement

Cheryl is a Past President of the Calgary Bar Association and the Law Society of Alberta. She is also:

  • Member, Pro Bono Law Alberta Advisory Board
  • Past Chair, Continuing Professional Development Committee, Law Society of Alberta
  • Past Chair, Finance, Professional Responsibility and Corporate/Commercial Advisory Committees, Law Society of Alberta

Professional associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association


Cheryl is a lecturer for the Legal Education Society of Alberta.


Recent honours and recognition

Recipient of the Law Society of Alberta and Canadian Bar Association Distinguished Service Award for Service to the Profession (2012)

Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada in Real Estate Law (annually since 2006)

Recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a repeatedly recommended property development lawyer (2005-2007)