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Russell Rimer



Russ Rimer is partner and an experienced litigator and solicitor at Duncan Craig LLP who has appeared in all levels of Court in Alberta, and as well at the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. He acts for Trustees and Receivers regarding insolvencies throughout Alberta, and acts for debtors and creditors, including landlords. Russ has developed a niche in advising bankruptcy trustees and individuals regarding personal exemptions available to debtors in Alberta, and a niche in advising high income debtors in resolving outstanding personal income tax indebtedness using the bankruptcy process. Russ is a firm believer in mediations and works to assist his clients in avoiding long, expensive, and drawn-out litigation procedures to find more efficient and effective means of resolving a dispute.

Russ received his Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours in 1992 from the University of Alberta, followed by his LL.B in 1996, also from the University of Alberta. Russ was called to the Alberta Bar in 1997.

Russ is a former editor of the Alberta Law Review and is a past Co-Chair of the Creditors' Rights Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association, Alberta.

A self professed laid-back kind of guy, Russ enjoys playing golf and scuba diving.
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