call today: (780) 723-3245
or by email at advice@westernlegal.net

Welcome to Western Legal

a trusted voice inunchartedterritory
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE //
BUSINESS LAW // WILLS & ESTATES

CALL OR TEXT (780) 723-3245
EMAIL US admin@westernlegal.net

Your legal needs demand the skill of a dedicated legal professional – one who is driven to produce results for you. Our legal staff will exceed your expectations.


At Western Legal, we have spent years listening to our clients, carefully applying our trade, and standing out as trusted legal advisors for every client in the heart of Yellowhead County. We recognize the need for highly-effective representation when legal issues arise in Edson, Hinton, and other towns throughout the area. We are proud to offer insight, guidance, and real-world solutions in real estate, small business and commercial law, estate planning and administration, and various other legal services. When you speak with our staff, you can count on friendly service and personalized attention at every turn. We look forward to discussing how we can assist you, your family, or your business.

To meet your needs, Western Legal offers flexible business hours, nighttime appointments, and represents a wide range of clients throughout Yellowhead County, including Hinton, Edson, Mayerthorpe, Whitecourt, and Evansburg.

From our centrally located office, we can serve you whether you live nearby or are traveling through the area. Call or text (780) 723-3245 or use our online form to schedule an appointment.

Our Legal Services

The sound legal advice and beneficial results that our legal staff provide clients throughout Central Alberta are rooted in our wide-ranging experience, a deep commitment to putting the client first, and a comprehensive understanding of the legal issues relating to:


Real EstateBuying, selling, transferring, or refinancing a home or other properties can be complicated and difficult to manage alone. At Western Legal, we offer an array of real estate services to ensure a smooth process through closing.

  • Residential Sales and Purchases
  • Mortgages and Refinancing
  • Residential Leasing
  • Lease Option Agreements
  • Municipal Compliance, Permits and Variances
  • Out-of-Area Agencies and Relocation Signings

More About Real Estate Law


Small Business & Commercial LawFrom large oil companies in Alberta to smaller companies and entrepreneurs, the need for effective legal representation is essential to protect your interests and foster growth. Western Legal provides strategic and cost-effective legal advice for companies of all shapes and sizes.

  • Incorporations
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Sales and Purchases of Businesses
  • Commercial Financing/Refinancing
  • Commercial Leasing

More About Business Law


Estates Planning & AdministrationPlanning for the future or handling assets after the death of a loved one are sensitive issues for many families. At Western Legal, we know how to find peace of mind and security by ensuring your wishes are followed and your loved ones are provided for.

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Personal Directives
  • Probate and Administration of Estates

More About Estate Law


Other Legal ServicesBusinesses and individuals often find themselves in legal matters where they don’t know where to turn. While these can often be resolved outside of court or without appearing yourself, it is always best to discuss your options with an experienced lawyer.

  • Notary Services
  • Commissioner of Oaths
  • Court Agent Services
  • Contract Review

More About Our Other Legal Services

I recently completed a property sale as well as a purchase. The ladies in Caila’s office were fantastic and efficient. Caila is always a pleasure to deal with, extremely personable and knowledgeable. Thanks for everything girls!! – Facebook, October 2018
The Western Legal team was amazing to deal with! I had a very short timeline and they made sure everything was taken care of and made the whole thing seem so easy. Great office atmosphere with friendly staff who all have your best interests as a priority. Highly recommend Caila and her team!! – Facebook, April 2018
Caila and her team helped me when I was buying my first house. She was super paitent even when we ran into a few obstacles. I would recommend her to anyone. Great service and a great team to work with. – Facebook, April 2018

Read More Testimonials

We Focus on What Success Means to You


One of the most important decisions that you can make is deciding who to rely on when legal issues could potentially change your life. At Western Legal, we pride ourselves on delivering the highest caliber of legal service and being efficient, steadfast, and affordable problem solvers. We appreciate the value of your investments, the complexity of the issues, and the significance of the results. That’s why we approach every case by identifying what success means to you and developing a unique strategy based on your needs. From there, we will provide all the legal support and advice necessary to achieve your goals.

We want every client to feel confident that their lawyer is truly looking out for their best interests. With an extensive legal background and a history of securing favorable results for people going through major life events, like buying or selling a home, establishing or purchasing a business, or protecting their financial well-being, lawyer Caila MacLeod strives to remove complication from the legal process for every client. Caila founded Western Legal to offer a level of care that is beyond typical, and to give you a voice in an otherwise complex legal system.

We Provide the Same Legal Advice That We Would Give Our Friends and Family


Professional Association Memberships

Canadian Bar AssociationLaw Society of Alberta

Western Legal is a law firm that is focused on giving practical and compassionate advice that you can use throughout your life. We think of our clients as friends and care about them like family. The service you receive from our professionals will guide you through the legal issues you face in everyday life.

We focus on complex real estate transactions, comprehensive business needs, and dynamic estate planning and administration. All of these practice areas involve the personal and professional lives of people in Yellowhead County and those with business in the area. We will give you the same advice that we would give our friends or family, using our knowledge to develop inclusive legal solutions for you.

Learn More about Caila MacLeod


Legal Professionals Serving Central Alberta

Everyone should have the best possible legal representation when they need help. Western Legal delivers exceptional service to clients across Yellowhead County, including:

  • Edson
  • Hinton
  • Evansburg
  • Whitecourt
  • Mayerthorpe

We know you and your family are busy. Traveling between towns and larger cities in the region to address your legal needs may be inconvenient. At Western Legal, we will work to find a solution that works for you where you need it. In many cases, a lawyer from our firm can act on your behalf or facilitate the legal process in a way that reduces your burden.

  • Why You Need a Real Estate Lawyer in Edson - When you are interested in buying, selling, or leasing a residential property, cost is at the forefront of your mind. Real estate ventures are typically pricey, and cost-saving measures are welcome. Yet in your eagerness to save money on a… Read More