Lindsay A. Gates

Partner

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation, Commercial Property, Corporate, Family, Residential Real Estate, Wills & Estate Administration

Contact

P: 306.773.4806 F: 306.773.0040


 

Office

Swift Current

Lindsay carries on a general practice of law, with a focus on family law, wills and estates, and civil litigation.

A large portion of Lindsay's practice involves assisting clients with all family related matters including divorce, separation, parenting issues, child support, spousal support, distribution of property, adoption matters and pre-nuptial contracts. She has experience negotiating and drafting Interspousal Contracts and Separation Agreements, tailored to each client's respective needs. She has dealt with complex property settlements involving large company assets, farm companies, and significant debt. She has experience presenting matters at the Chambers level, at the trial level, and on appeal. She has also resolved all kinds of family related issues a Pre-Trial Conferences or through mediation.

Lindsay's wills and estate practice involves preparing Wills, Power of Attorneys and Health Care Directives, as well as completing probate and administration applications for clients. She also has experience in estate litigation matters, including issues relating to division of assets and spousal relationships.

Lindsay's civil litigation practice has taken her in front of all levels of Court in Saskatchewan, including the Provincial Court, the Queen's Bench and the Court of Appeal. She has successfully argued at all three levels and has pursued all types of litigation matters, such as negligence cases and breach of contract cases, including the recovery of debts.

Lindsay also has experience managing real estate transactions and corporate matters, including incorporations and transactions.

Lindsay was admitted to the Saskatchewan bar in 2009.


Community Involvement

  • South West Crisis Services (President 2014-present; Director 2010-present)
  • Pro Bono Law Association of Saskatchewan (past Director; Panel Program Volunteer)
  • Swift Current Free Legal Clinic (Founding Lawyer and Volunteer)

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • South West Bar Association (President)
  • Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers' Association

Education

  • B.A. (Distinction), University of Saskatchewan, 2005
  • LL.B. (Distinction), University of Saskatchewan, 2008
  • Admitted to the Saskatchewan Bar, 2009