Reich Law Team

The Reich Law Team

Jim Reich, Lawyer

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 his own law practice in 1990.ThrouJim Reichghout his career Jim has been an active member of the Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”) in various sections affecting his practice. He has chaired both the Residential Real Estate Subsection and the Foreclosure Subsection during his career.

Jim has been a guest speaker to the Foreclosure, Real Property and Young Lawyer Subsections of the CBA. He has presented a paper to a joint seminar of the Legal Education Society of Alberta (“LESA”) and the Alberta Trial Lawyers Association. Jim has also been a presenter to foreclosure practitioners for LESA and has been a panel member for LESA on current issues directed at legal support staff on both foreclosure and real property matters.

Jim has given many presentations to members of the real estate and banking community and is a volunteer instructor on buying and selling property for Chinook Learning Services, a not for profit institution for continuing education.

Jim is a family man who, with his wife, Lorrie, and their two adult children, Wren and Taylor, are active members of the community. Jim has volunteered in many capacities over many years at Centre Street Church. He is a proud supporter of the Varsity Community Association and currently volunteers as a Board Member of Silver Springs Golf and Country Club.

In his spare time, Jim loves to sing and golf. One day he will pursue his guitar again. Jim played junior varsity basketball for two years at the University of Manitoba and three years of varsity volleyball at the University of Calgary.  Jim is active as a Dino alumnus, assisting raising scholarship funds for current Dino volleyball players by playing in the annual golf tournament.



Lindsay Rydl, Associate

Lindsay was born and raised in Calgary and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Carleton University.  She graduated from the University of Calgary with a Juris Doctor degree in 2014.  Lindsay joined Reich Law as an associate in January 2016 after completing her articles with our firm.  Though young in her legal career, Lindsay has extensive court experience and significant client and file contact.

Lindsay has a great sense of humour.  She enjoys rock climbing and loves to travel.  She has also volunteered with a number of organization including ProBono Law Alberta and Student Legal Assistance.



Lorrie Reich, Office Manager

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.



Cathy Beyette, 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 28 years experience as an assistant and oversees our Real Estate Department. Her background is an invaluable asset to our office.

In her spare time Cathy enjoys being with friends, baking (especially pies) and going to movies.  She is a proud momma to her cat Mon Ami.



Andrea Fletcher, Real Estate Assistant

Andrea is the newest addition to our staff having joined our team in September 2014.  She brings more than 11 years experience and calm to the office and we love her British accent, hailing from the UK.

Andrea and her husband Darren are parents to an adult son and enjoy walking the canine residents of the Cochrane SPCA.



Wren Reich, Receptionist

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!