Murray W. Bodnaruk, Barrister & Solicitor
Dedicated and passionate about protecting his clients’ interests, Murray W. Bodnaruk is an experienced lawyer with over 20 years of practice in civil litigation matters. His focus is primarily family law and traffic accidents, with a special interest in Divorce and Family Law and Motor Vehicle Accidents as he is an avid motorcycle rider.
After obtaining his Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Alberta in 1994, Murray divided his articling year between a small family law firm and a larger firm where he specialized in corporate law and commercial and civil litigation. He has been practicing law since 1995, and has successfully litigated at all three levels of Court in the Province of Alberta, including recent appearances at the Court of Appeal of Alberta. With extensive accomplishment in all litigation matters, Murray has actively participated in numerous mediations, including attending Judicial Dispute Resolutions (mediation with a Court of Queen`s Bench Judge) as an alternative to Trial.
Murray believes ongoing training and education is integral to his practice. He remains current, advances his expertise, and regularly attends courses, seminars and conferences with specific attention on mediation, conflict and dispute resolution, collaborative law, and trial preparation. He also believes in giving back and has volunteered and contributed his time to law clinics through nonprofit organizations such as the Kerby Centre. As an enthusiastic owner of two Harley Davidson motorcycles, Murray is also actively involved with H.O.G., the Harley Owners Group (Calgary Chapter), and their fundraising efforts for the Alberta Children’s Hospital.
Murray is a forceful advocate for his clients’ rights because he’s been there. Having personally experienced both a divorce and motor vehicle accident, he knows the pain and struggle involved in overcoming such personal and physical challenges. Murray takes pride in assisting people facing adversity, and helping them overcome their difficulties to succeed with their case.
Over his years of practice, Murray has heard many stories and handled the full spectrum of case types. He specializes in working closely with his clients to analyze their unique interests, goals, expectations and concerns. He relishes in knowing every single aspect of a case and addressing every potential angle in order to craft the best possible outcome for his clients, and he is a knowledgeable, creative advocate who seeks out workable solutions to move a case forward when a stalemate threatens an equitable outcome.
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