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Volunteer in Profile (VIP)

PBLA is pleased to welcome our newest VIP, Bud Melnyk of Red Deer. Bud was born and raised in Edmonton and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the U of A. He completed his law degree in 1990 at the U of A and articled in Red Deer. Bud has a long distinguished career in Red Deer including 20 years with Gerig Hamilton Neeland LLP and covering a full spectrum of practice. In 2017, the firm merged with Warren Sinclair LLP to become the largest law firm in Central Alberta.
Bud also distinguishes himself with his lifelong commitment to teaching others and serving the legal community. Since 2011 he has served on the Law Society of Alberta Family Law Advisory Committee. Bud has volunteered with the Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic since it began operations and served as their Lawyer Mentor from 2008-2010. Read more