For us, the law isn’t just a job – it’s our passion. In fact, helping all of our communities find the best solutions for their individual situations is our calling. For over 45 years, we have been committed to helping First Nations groups and individuals in Alberta with their legal requirements and have proudly become a leading law firm in the field.

First Nations Law
At A Glance

First Nations peoples and organizations have different considerations when dealing with legal issues. From taxes to treaty rights, Walsh is experienced in all aspects of First Nations law.

Building Relationships and Finding Solutions

Our team prides itself in being intimately familiar with the legal and cultural diversity of First Nations communities, and its ability to provide effective and culturally sensitive legal representation. Like every practice area, our First Nations Law approach begins and ends with our client’s best interest, and everything in between is a collaborative, personalized process.

Through our many years of advising and advocating for our clients, our First Nations Law Group has been successful in finding positive results for our clients in all areas of the law.

Some of the specific services we provide are:

  • Comprehensive and Specific Claims
  • Policy and By-Law Development and Tribal Legislation
  • Tribal Government and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Self Government Pilot Projects and Issues
  • Economic Development Strategies
  • Corporate-Commercial Law
  • First Nations Tax Law
  • Treaty and Aboriginal Rights
  • Constitutional Issues
  • First Nations Oil and Gas
  • Health, Child Welfare, and Social Service Issues
  • Employment Issues
  • Financial Accountability Structures

Lawyers Who Practice In This Area

These aren’t just our people – they’re yours. From partner and associate to support staff, every Walsh employee is committed to providing the best service possible.

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When it’s time to talk, we’re ready and waiting. To schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers based in Calgary, Okotoks, or Stand Off, fill out the form below or call us at 403-267-8400 or toll free at 1-800-304-3574.