Michael A. Kirk
Michael is a senior litigation partner and the Chair of the Litigation Department at Witten LLP. Michael graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts (1987) and with an LLB from the University of Alberta (1990). He was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1991, the NWT Bar in 1994 and the Nunavut Bar in 1999.
Michael has a civil litigation practice that includes corporate-commercial litigation, product liability litigation, construction litigation, employment and labour, insurance defence and personal injury, municipal development appeals, and estate litigation.
In addition to his busy litigation practice, Michael is the Vice President of the Board of Edmonton Meals on Wheels. He is also a sessional lecturer in Trial Advocacy at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law. He also volunteers his time assisting with the CPLED program and is a member of, and currently the Chair of the St. Albert Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.
In his spare time, Michael participates in triathlons, golfs and spends time with his family. He is an avid sports fan following his favourite teams from his hometown of Winnipeg and adopted hometown of Edmonton.