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Located in the foothills of Southern Alberta, the MacLean West team has a proud history of professional legal service. Our lawyers will ensure your matter is dealt with effectively, efficiently and professionally.

Our staff is dedicated to our clients and will go the extra mile to deliver timely, courteous and personable service.

We value professional service, reliability, consistency and success. That’s the MacLean West difference.


Brian D. West
Brian has a general law practice, focusing on real estate, wills and estates, corporate law and
commercial transactions. He brings a practical approach to solving legal issues, and relies on his varied
life experience to build strong relationships with his clients.

Born and raised in Southern Alberta, Brian obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from the
University of Lethbridge. After graduating, he moved to the Philadelphia area to work for the
pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., Inc. as part of a drug discovery team studying Alzheimer’s and
Parkinson’s. Eventually he returned to Alberta to attend law school at the University of Calgary. Brian
articled and worked with a national law firm in Calgary before moving his practice to Okotoks in 2011.

Outside of law, Brian loves to discover new places and has travelled throughout Europe, Asia, and
southern Africa. Closer to home, the perfect day usually involves spending time with his family in the
mountains. Brian enjoys playing and watching sports and is a golfer and a passionate Philadelphia
Eagles fan. He is also an avid reader and is interested in biographies and current affairs.

Bar Admission: Alberta Bar, 2009
Education: University of Lethbridge, B.Sc. Neuroscience (Honours), 2001

University of Calgary, LL.B., 2008

Practice Areas: Real Estate
Wills and Estates
Corporate Law
Commercial Transactions


John C. “Jack” MacLean, Q.C.
After a distinguished legal career spanning over four decades, Jack retired from the practice of law at
the end of 2016. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is an active member of the
Rotary Club of Okotoks.