Jim, a native of Winnipeg, moved to Calgary in 1977 after first attending the University of Manitoba from 1974 to 1976. While attending the University of Calgary he earned a Bachelor of Physical Education, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and received his Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1987. Jim established Reich Law in January of 1990.
Throughout his career Jim has been an active member of the Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”) in the various sections affecting his practice. Since 1990 he has chaired the Foreclosure Subsection for six years and the Residential Real Estate Subsection for two years. He currently serves on the executive of the CBA Foreclosure Subsection.
Jim has been a guest speaker to the Foreclosure, Real Property and Young Lawyer Subsections of the CBA. He has regularly been a panel member and presented papers to seminars of the Legal Education Society of Alberta (“LESA”).
Jim is committed to training up the next generation of law professionals and for many years has volunteered in the Mentor Connect program of the Law Society of Alberta which connects young lawyers with senior members of the profession.
Jim has given many presentations to members of the real estate and banking community and has co-instructed the foreclosure courses at the Calgary Real Estate Board.
Jim met the love of his life, Lorrie in 1982. They have two adult children, Wren and Taylor. In his spare time, Jim loves to golf, travel and sing. One day he will pursue his guitar again.
Lorrie has worked at Reich Law in a number of capacities over the years. Lorrie enjoys interacting with clients and working with staff to promote a team approach to delivering legal services. She loves her family, golf and warm weather.
Sr. Real Estate Assistant
Cathy joined Reich Law in July 2012 after having worked as a legal assistant in both Ontario and Alberta. She has more than 30 years experience as an assistant and oversees our Real Estate Department. She loves animals and enjoys listening to music.
Real Estate Assistant
Andrea is the newest addition to our staff having joined our team in September 2014. She brings more than 14 years experience as an assistant. Andrea enjoys her family, travel, painting and the outdoors.
Wren is our friendly, capable receptionist who enjoys interacting with our clients. He is a graduate of ACAD and is planning on returning to school to pursue the sciences. He loves dance, gaming and food!