Our People

Mae L. Chow



Mae Chow’s commitment to client relationships, her community, and delivering legal solutions are what make her a reliable ally for small- and mid-sized business owners, families, and agribusinesses. With over 30 years of experience in real estate, business, estate planning and estate administration, Mae is a knowledgeable and dependable advisor who takes a takes a personal interest in her clients’ well-being.

With life-long ties to Drayton Valley, Mae’s contributions to the community’s prosperity have made her a fixture among residents; she is a reliable and trusted legal support for businesses, farms, and personal affairs. Her familiarity with each client and ability to connect with people on a personal level allows her to successfully navigate the intersection between business and personal planning.

Mae’s work with business owners includes incorporations and shareholder agreements, sales of a businesses, reorganization of corporate ownership and succession, and financing; she also advises on commercial real estate acquisitions and sales along with leasing. She has extensive knowledge and experience handling unique farm and rural residential real estate matters, grazing leases and the like. Clients also turn to Mae for all aspects of estate planning including the preparation of wills, enduring powers of attorney, and personal directives. She also works alongside families when there is a death to provide advice and direction to administer estate assets.

Throughout her career, Mae has been an active volunteer for the Legal Education Society of Alberta, conducting lectures and acting as panel chair on their behalf, and was a part of the Real Estate Practice Advisory Committee and Conduct Panel for the Law Society of Alberta.

Active in her community, Mae was a past chair and volunteer in the local chapter of Ducks Unlimited, past president of the Community Scholarship Trust Society, a member of Pembina Crisis Connection Society, a volunteer “celebrity” dancer and MC for the Humans Helping Humans Housing Foundation fundraiser, Shakin' in Drayton. Mae is also a current volunteer for the organizing committee of the DV100 Race or Ride for the Drayton Valley Community Foundation, and a Director of the Frank Maddock High School Blue and Gold Society.

Mae’s dedication to her family has always translated into her community volunteering. She grew up in Drayton Valley, raised her daughter with her husband Glen, and formed strong connections with clients and their legal affairs in rural Alberta and beyond. Although Mae currently resides in Edmonton to support her daughter’s education at the University of Alberta, she remains actively engaged with new clients in Duncan Craig’s Edmonton and Beaumont offices, as well as her client in Drayton Valley and the surrounding areas. In her free time, you might catch Mae fishing out at Buck Lake, Alberta, where her family enjoys some quiet cottage-time.
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