David van Leenen was born in Holland, but raised in Edmonton. He attended the University of Alberta, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in 1995 and his Bachelor of Laws in 1998.
David is the Managing Partner & Lead Partner for Real Estate and Estates service groups at Sharek Logan & van Leenen LLP. He has been practicing for over 15 years with a significant focus of his practice being on real estate.
As well as real estate, both commercial and residential, he practices in wills and estates, and corporate law. These practice areas mean that he is able to provide a holistic approach to your legal needs.
His experience combined with a skilled team of paralegals and staff to assist, make all the difference in terms of time and cost to his clients.
His personal interests include regular trips to Holland.
From your first meeting with David van Leenen, you will feel that he really cares about people and what they are going through. His kind and caring nature works well with people who are going through a divorce.
David's focus is to look after his clients and get the deal done. He takes the time to listen and understand his clients needs so that he can implement them in an efficient manner. He understands that both parties have a lot to focus on, and he makes it a priority to focus on making their real estate transaction as simple and smooth as possible.
He is experienced in working with other lawyers to set mutually acceptable trust conditions, and is able to play the neutral party in the middle for more complicated transactions.
David takes pride in providing excellent service and being able to communicate with his clients in a meaningful way.