Gary B. Laviolette Partner

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 1986 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1835

Fax: +1 403-263-9193


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Primary office:  Calgary

Gary B. Laviolette

Gary Laviolette is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office. He practises civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on corporate/commercial matters.

Gary has acted as counsel for numerous oil and gas companies in connection with land related claims, royalty disputes and production-related claims. In addition, he has been involved in numerous construction and engineering-related claims.

Gary was a member of the firm's articling committee and is a current member of its audit committee.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

  • 2018

  • 2009

    • Community
      Board of Directors, Morgans Rise Homeowners Association
  • 2007

    • Community
      Board of Directors, Spray Lake Sawmills Recreation Park Society, Cochrane, AB
  • 2006

    • Community
      Manager, Bow Valley AA Hockey Association
  • 2001

    • Community
      Board of Directors, Street Teams/Safe House Society
  • 2000

    • Community
      Board of Directors, Calgary Childrens Cottage
  • 1995

    • Community
      Board of Directors, AA Ringette Calgary Association
  • 1993

    • Community
      Board of Directors, University of Calgary Swim Club
  • 1986

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 1984

    • Education
      University of Calgary, LLB
  • 1978

    • Education
      Queen’s University, BASc Hons.


  • Alberta Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)

Gary has been a sessional lecturer at the Alberta Bar Admission Course in the area of civil litigation. He has also made presentations before the Construction Association of Alberta, as well as the Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta, and is a past member of the Education Committee and Publications Committee of APEGGA.