Maria S. Doerksen


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Maria focuses her practice on financial services and corporate and commercial law. She has a broad range of experience dealing with banking matters and corporate and commercial transactions including:

  • acting for financial institutions in lending transactions
  • assisting lenders and borrowers with all types of financings, including asset-based lending transactions and high-risk loans to borrowers in distress
  • assisting with corporate structures
  • assisting with asset and share acquisition and disposition transactions
  • corporate reorganizations and amalgamations
  • shareholder agreements
  • negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial agreements
  • assisting trustees and receivers, including conducting security reviews
  • acting as general counsel to high net worth families

She is fluent in English and German.

Maria provides legal services through a Law Corporation.


  • Royal Bank of Canada, Automotive Finance Group with all RBC financings to auto dealerships in Alberta
  • Royal Bank of Canada, Energy Services Group with financings in Alberta
  • Shareholders of ARAM Systems Ltd. with the share sale in September 2008 to ION Energy Corporation.
  • Shareholders of VariSystems Corp. with the share sale in February 2012

Beyond our Walls

Community Involvement

  • Coach and Volunteer, Calgary Winter Club, Skating Section
  • Officials Volunteer, Calgary Winter Club, Sea Lions Swim Club

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 1995
  • LLB (with distinction), University of Alberta, 1994
  • MBA, University of Alberta, 1993
  • BComm, University of Alberta, 1989