Some members of the firm are bilingual.
Mathieu Hryniuk LLP
Barristers & Solicitors - Avocats et Notaires
P.O. Box 6210,10012-101 Street, Peace River, Alberta  T8S 1S2
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Our Lawyers

Robin D. Erickson, Q.C.

Robin was born and raised in Hythe, Alberta. He attended the Grande Prairie Regional College in 1968 and graduated from the University of Alberta in 1972 with a Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction). He owned and operated a farm and feedlot for 14 years in Hythe prior to obtaining a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1989 from the University of Alberta. He successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course in 1987 while attending law school.

 

In 2012, Robin received his Queen's Council designation from the Provincial Government.

Robin's past community service includes being a member of the Kinsmen Club, member of Elks, member of

the Peace River Board of Trade, Secretary of the Peace River Rotary Club, Elder of the Peace River Baptist Church, Chief Financial Officer of the Peace River Progressive Conservative Association and Chair of the Peace River Library fundraising committee. Robin is currently a member of Peace River Rotary and is the chair of the church council for the First Baptist Church. Personally Robin enjoys travelling and spending time with his wife, children and 3 granddaughters. Robin's practice consists primarily of real estate, corporate and estate planning.

Colin A. Gagnon

Colin A. Gagnon was born and raised in Peace River. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology at the University of Alberta. In 2003, Colin earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Université de Moncton and joined the firm as an articling student. In 2006, Colin became a partner of the firm.

Colin practices in the area of Real Estate, Corporate, Commercial and Estate. Colin services a number of areas including High Prairie, McLennan, Falher and Peace River.

Colin is involved in numerous organizations, especially in the Francophone community as trustee for the Conseil Scolaire du Nord Ouest, and as a past director in the committee for the St. Isidore Carnival, and a

past director in the Association des Juristes d’Expression Français and former treasurer of the Regional ACFA, CREF and CKRP.

Colin is married and has two children. He enjoys snowboarding, playing cards and golf.
 

 
Boyd E. Langford

Boyd, originally from Saskatoon, enjoyed a business career in the transportation industry spanning more than 20 years, including obtaining his law degree in furtherance of that.  Finally deciding to take the plunge and pursue a legal career he articled with the firm in 2004 and immediately became a partner on his admission to the Law Society in 2005.  Boyd attended the University of Saskatchewan for both his B.A. and LL.B., and relocated to NW Alberta in 2001.  He has 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

 

Boyd practices in the areas of real estate, corporate, commercial and still does a bit of criminal work as well.  He practices out of our full-time High Level office with weekly office hours in LaCrete, areas which the firm has been servicing since the mid 70’s.

Boyd has been active within the community, sitting on Rainbow Lake Town Council for 13 years, including 5 years as Mayor and a number of others as Deputy Mayor, he was elected to the High Level Town Council in 2016, where he is currently the Deputy Mayor.  Other Board and community involvement includes sitting on both the Assessment and Development Appeal Boards, various times as a Member, Chair and Deputy Chair of the Regional Economic Development Initiative Northwest Alberta (REDI),  and Board member of the Mackenzie Land Stewardship Committee, High Level Forests Public Advisory Group, High Level Chamber of Commerce and the High Level Oilmen’s Association.  While in Rainbow Lake he also sat on the Northern Alberta Elected Leaders, Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency, served as President of the Rainbow Lake & District Chamber of Commerce, Chaired the Rainbow Lake Victim Services Unit and the Community Advisory Committee.  Boyd enjoys various motorsports, reading, golfing and spending time at the cabin on the Little Smoky River.

 

K. Jaimie Warne

Jaimie was born and raised in Peace River, graduating with a bilingual diploma from Peace River High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta. During this degree, she completed a psychological internship with two psychologists who performed neuropsychological assessments for personal injury and insurance litigation, and parenting assessments for custody litigation. Jaimie then completed her Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University, where she completed a Family Law Placement and earned a specialization in Environmental Law from the Marine and Environmental Law Programme. Jaimie returned to Peace River to article and was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2011. She started practicing at Mathieu Hryniuk LLP in 2013. Jaimie primarily practices Family Law.

Since 2011, Jaimie has been on the Board of Directors for the Peace River Victim Services Unit. She became Vice President of this program in 2013.
 
 
Davin D. May

Davin was born and raised in Manning, Alberta. Upon graduation from high school, Davin moved to Edmonton to attend the University of Alberta. In 2009 he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree and in 2012 his law degree. Davin was called to the bar in July 2013 and continued to practice with a firm in Grande Prairie until the summer of 2014.  He started with Mathieu Hryniuk LLP in September 2014 and became a partner January 1, 2015.

Davin practices in the area of Real Estate, Wills, Corporate, and Commercial. 

He is involved in various community organizations.  Currently, Davin is Vice-President of the Board of

Directors of the Condy Meadows Golf Course, Vice-President of the Manning Comets Senior Hockey Team, and is a director of the Manning Petroleum Association. In his spare time Davin enjoys hockey, golf, snowboarding, wakeboarding and various other outdoor activities. 

Kirsty J. Broadhead

Kirsty is the firms newest associate. She was born in Grande Prairie but raised in Grimshaw, Alberta. She graduated from Glenmary Catholic School in Peace River before attending Grant MacEwan University to obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Political Philosophy. Kirsty worked briefly in an internship for the Government of Alberta in the Human Services department before being accepted to Law School at the University of Victoria. Kirsty’s studies in law school focused on indigenous legal traditions, Environmental and Criminal Law. While at the University of Victoria, she worked for the Indigenous Law Research Unit, completed an externship with a Judge in Criminal Law Term and worked at the Law Center, a legal clinic staffed by students. Kirsty joined the firm in the summer of 2016 and was called to the bar in July 2018.

Kirsty practices primarily in the area of Criminal and Family Law, although has an aptitude for real estate, wills and estates and child welfare. Kirsty travels all over the Peace Country accepting files in Peace River, Red Earth Creek, High Prairie, Grande Prairie, Falher, Valleyview, Fairview and High Level.

Kirsty is a volunteer on the Board of Directors for the Sagitawa Friendship Centre Society and enjoys her position there as it helps to keep her connected to her Cree Metis roots. In Kirsty’s downtime she enjoys snowmobiling, singing, playing guitar, camping, hiking, fishing, travelling and spending time with her partner and their two dogs, a chocolate lab and yellow lab.