The LARGEST Criminal Defence Law Firm in Lethbridge, Alberta

The Largest Criminal Defense Law Firm in Lethbridge

Connolly & Associates offers a full range of criminal defence services to both private and legal aid clients throughout Lethbridge, Cardston, Taber, Brooks, Medicine Hat, Fort Macleod, and Pincher Creek.

Our team of lawyers and traffic agents ensures that our clients receive a full legal defense to a wide range of criminal and quasi-criminal matters. With over 30 years of combined defense experience, Claudia R. Connolly, Vincent Guinan, Darcy Shurtz, Jeremy DeBow, Daniel Gryba (Student-at-Law), Heather McCuaig (Family Lawyer) and Michael Byce (Traffic Court Agent) are here to help you.

Need council? Give us a call, we are ready to answer your questions!

Connolly and Associates Criminal Defence Lawyers in Lethbridge, Alberta! 403-329-8188

Legal Aid “Acccess to Justice” Award!

We love this picture so much we wanted to share it! Throw back to 2008 when Claudia received the Legal Aid “Access to Justice” Award!
The Access to Justice Award recognizes an MBA member for outstanding pro bono legal services or outstanding contributions on the issue of access to justice. It is one of eight MBA Recognition Awards, honouring colleagues who demonstrate excellence and commitment to the law, the legal profession and the community at large.

We are a PROUD SUPPORTER of the Special Olympics!!!

We are a PROUD SUPPORTER of the Special Olympics!!!

We are a proud supporter of Special Olympics

Local events such as the Torch Run supporting Special Olympics has been part of our community for years

“Our enjoyment that we get out of doing these events is seeing the look on the athlete’s faces. The inclusion that they get through sport, the excitement that they get through participating in these events, that’s what we’re here for,” Matt Burton, Southwest Vice-Chair of the LETR on local events supporting Special Olympics

To date, Lethbridge supporters have raised over $500,000 from the torch run alone

We look forward to supporting this cause and to see the impact it has on our community – Connolly and Associates


Welcome Heather McCuaig to our Team!

Welcome Heather McCuaig to our Team!

We would like to Welcome Heather McCuaig, Family Lawyer, to the Connolly and Associates team of Lawyers.

Heather has been practicing law since her admission to the Alberta Bar on September 9th, 2005. Heather graduated from the University of Lethbridge, where she obtained her Bachelors of Art achieving Honours with Distinction.

After receiving her degree, Heather obtained her LLB from the University of Alberta. She then completed her articling here in Lethbridge and has been actively practicing here ever since then. Heather is a certified mediator and regularly practices in collaborative law as well. In addition, Heather has immense expertise and practice in Family Law, Wills, and Estate Law, as well as Real Restate Law.

Heather specialises in client relations and places great emphasis on meeting the needs of her clients. As such, she runs a very client centered practice in order to ensure all clients receive the best possible service. She is also heavily involved within the community and volunteers on various boards and project throughout Southern Alberta.

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