Gilberte ("Jill") Schmidt
Responsibilities: Commercial, Agricultural, and Residential real estate transactions, Corporate Financings, Corporate Law including incorporations, maintenance of minute books, resolutions for borrowing, dividends, and annual meetings; income tax rollovers, re-structurings, estate freezes, amalgamations, and more. She also is responsible for purchase/sale of businesses, and Estate applications and administration.
Personal: Gil was raised in Falher and Tangent, Alberta. She worked at Freeland & Freeland, (predecessor to Messner Gelineau), Barristers & Solicitors from 1975 – 1980, and then left her legal career to pursue farming, first conventional and then certified organic, with her husband. She returned to her legal career in 2001 when she commenced work at Simpson, Thietke & Associates, (predecessor to Harcourt Law Group), Barristers & Solicitors. She remained there until April 2013 when she joined our firm. Gil has accreditation with the CORES system at Corporate Registry and formal training with Realty Web and under the Wills & Succession Act. Gil is also a Commissioner for Oaths for the Province of Alberta. Gil epitomizes good common sense and has a hard work ethic. She is the anti-thesis to procrastination.