SCOT D. E.

Menzies


As a partner and co-founder of WK Family Lawyers, Scot guides his clients through difficult circumstances and towards an individually-suited resolution.  Utilizing a collaborative and cooperative approach, Scot emphasizes an amicable and resolution-based approach to family legal matters.  Scot maintains a litigation practice as well, and has appeared at all levels of Court in Alberta.

Called to the Alberta Bar in 2000, Scot began his career as a general civil and commercial litigator, but devoted his practice exclusively to family law in 2003.  Prior to forming WK Family Lawyers, Scot was a partner at Soby Boyden Lenz.  Scot earned his B. Sc. In Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology from the University of Calgary in 1996 and his LL.B. from the University of Alberta in 1999.


down arrow Professional Contributions
  • University of Calgary, Faculty of Law (Sessional Instructor, Law 685; 2017 to Present)
  • Bar Admission Course (Instructor, Chambers Advocacy & Interviews/Counselling, various years (Previous)
  • Legal Education Society (Lecturer, 2015, 2016 and, 2019)
  • Civil Trial Lawyers Association (Lecturer, 2013)
  • National Family Law Program (Lecturer, 2010)
  • Family Law for Legal Support Staff (Lecturer, 2009)
down arrow Professional Associations
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Calgary Bar Associations
down arrow Professional Publications
  • Lecturer and author, National Judicial Institute (NJI), Family Law Seminar, Family Gifts & Loans, 2022
  • Lecturer and author, National Judicial Institute (NJI), Family Law Seminar, Evidence and Procedure, 2017
down arrow Community Work
  • Dispute Resolution Officer Member, Family Law consulting Committee (Queen’s Bench 2009-Present)
  • CBA, Family Law sub section, Executive Committee (elected 2009, Chari 2014/2015)
  • Canadian Bar Association, Law Day Committee (Previous)
  • Soccer Coach, Triwood Community Association (Previous)

Scot Menzies

(403) 930-5756

Legal Assistant:
Michele Burnett
(403) 930-5766
mburnett@wkfamilylawyers.com