Clayton WhitmanAssociate + lawyer

Clayton Whitman is a solicitor with a broad skill set and experience in a range of legal matters. Clayton strives to provide his clients with excellent customer service in a prompt and efficient manner. His legal approach remains attentive to the practical, personal and business objectives of his clients in order to assist them in achieving their goals.  

Clayton provides legal counsel to individuals, corporations, societies and other organizations in a variety of areas, including:

  • business law matters including incorporations, buying and selling of a business, shareholder agreements, financing, contract review/drafting, and corporate governance;
  • advising non-profit organizations on incorporations of societies, drafting policies and other documents, amendments to bylaws and constitutions, and maintenance of corporate records; 
  • real estate matters including conveyancing, mortgages, discharges, and the preparation of easements, rights of way and conservation covenants;
  • assisting clients with the preparation or revision of a will, power of attorney, and representation agreement;
  • estate law matters, including advising executors and beneficiaries on the probate process, and assisting with the obtaining of a grant of probate or a grant of administration; and
  • election law matters at the local, provincial and federal level for political parties, candidates, third parties and individuals.

Clayton volunteers on the board of directors for several non-profit sport and environmental organizations, and is a Master Coach Developer and an Officials Instructor for the sport of biathlon. Outside of the office, Clayton enjoys an active lifestyle, especially skiing, biking, golf and camping.

Clayton is the author of the Democracy Law Blog, a legal blog with news, analysis and resources on elections and the laws of Canadian Democracy.

Clayton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from the University of British Columbia in 2002, from Carleton University with a Masters in Arts (International Affairs) in 2006, and from the University of Ottawa with a law degree in 2006. He practiced law in Vancouver and the Sea to Sky Corridor from 2007 and  moved to Kamloops to join MJB Lawyers in October 2019.

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