Lee McMillan received his admission to the Law Society of Alberta in June, 2016. He is an experienced litigator and has appeared before the Alberta Provincial Court, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, Alberta Court of Appeal and Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench. Lee's practice primarily focuses on Employment/Contractor Law, General Civil Litigation, Personal Injury Law and Class Action law.
Lee was born in Cold Lake, Alberta and is the descendent of Russell McMillan,who homesteaded in Cold Lake North from 1931 onward, serving as the town grocer for many decades. Lee moved to Calgary in 1995 where he completed his primary and secondary education.
In 2010, Lee graduated with a degree is History and Political Science from Carleton University in Ottawa where received the Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement for graduating top 3% in his class. In 2013 Lee completed two law degrees in both french (B.C.L.) and english (LL.B.) from McGill University Faculty of Law in Montreal. In 2013 Lee completed a 4 month internship at a large litigation finance hedge fund in Manhattan, NY. Two of Lee's university years were spent studying abroad in both England and Scotland. Lee is currently completing a graduate degree in history from the University of Calgary.
Over the course of his career Lee has helped hundreds of Calgarians with a wide variety of employment law matters. Lee also has established ties to Canada's First Peoples and from 2016 to 2018 traveled across Western Canada interviewing thousands of indigenous 60s scoop, Day School and Residential School survivors. Lee values honesty and integrity above all else and strives to provide clients with the information they need to make practical and informed decisions, including the decision to hire a lawyer.
Lee has real court room experience and is listed in numerous published decisions, including:
-Hudye Inc v Rosowsky, 2020 ABQB 296;
-Pisclevich v. Manitoba, 2018 MBQB 52;
-Burby v Ball, 2017 ABQB 300;
-Kostic v Piikani Nation, 2017 ABCA 53 ; and
-Hudye Inc v Rosowsky, 2016 ABQB 724