Emem K. Madu
Emem is a lawyer who is passionately committed to the best interest of her clients. She graduated as her University class silver medalist in 2002 and with First Class Honors degree from the Nigerian Law School in 2003. She has received several national and international awards and scholarships, including the Alberta Law Foundation scholarship and the Delta Kappa International Student Awards.

In the course of her legal career, Emem has acquired a wide range of legal expertise. She was a Junior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, Nigeria. She also worked briefly as an associate counsel in the law firm of Aluko and Oyebode, a commercial law firm based in Lagos. Upon completion of her Master of Laws (LLM) Program at the University of Alberta, Emem has worked as a Research Lawyer for Brownlee LLP, Alberta Justice, and in the Regulatory Compliance department of ATB Financial.

During her articling year, Emem worked with Wood Law office, a firm with a strong criminal law and litigation focus, and spent most of her time in court defending her clients, writing briefs and submissions. A pleasant disposition coupled with an ability to achieve results makes her a favorite among her clients. Emem is a people person, and in her chosen areas of practice she is committed to making a difference in the lives of her clients through her legal services.

In her spare time, Emem enjoys listening to music, reading novels, and spending time with her family and friends.

2007   LL.M University of Alberta
2003   B.L (First Class Honors) Nigerian Law School
2002   LL.B (With Honors) University of Lagos

Professional Associations and Affiliations

- Member, Law Society of Alberta
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Criminal Trial Lawyers Association
- Member, Nigerian Bar Association (inactive)


Kelechi (Kaycee) Madu
B.L., LL.B.

Kelechi obtained his LL.B degree from the prestigious Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, Nigeria in 2001/2002, and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2003.

Kelechi was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in September 2014 as a Barrister and Solicitor by his Lordship, the Honourable Mr. Justice Russell Brown, of the Court of Appeal of Alberta.

Kelechi began his legal career with the Law Firm of Festus Keyamo & Associates, the Legal Aid Council, Borno State, and the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General, Borno State, all of which are in Nigeria. Kelechi later joined the renowned law firm of T.J. Onomigbo Okpoko and Associates, and focused primarily on corporate and commercial transactions, admiralty law, arbitration and civil litigation.

Prior to joining the Alberta Bar, Kelechi worked for Legal Aid Alberta, as well as, the Government of Alberta as a Senior Technical Advisor, Employment Standards Policy, Legislation and Program Development. While at the Government of Alberta, Kelechi focused on the review and development of Alberta’s employment laws and was instrumental to a variety of policy and legislative works – such as – the Alberta Minimum Wage, the Firefighters Employment Standards Regulation, Alberta’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program and a few other select policies around the employment of school age children, the application of the International Labour Organization (ILO) convention on the employment of children, minimum employment and safety standards, and the employment of people with disabilities. Kelechi alongside with his team received the Premier’s award of Excellence in public service, in the bronze medal category, for their work with respect to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

Kelechi enjoy spending time with his family, plays soccer, and is involved with his African, Nigerian and Igbo communities of Alberta. Kelechi volunteers for the Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC), Law Society of Alberta, local schools and communities for charitable causes.

Kelechi practices in the following areas:

- Resisdential and Commercial Real Estate;
- Corporate and Commercial Law;
- Labour and Employment Law;
- Wills and Estate  Planning and Administration; and
- Family Law; and
- Civil Litigation
- Immigration and Refugee Hearings and Appeals

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Nigerian Bar Association (Inactive)
  • Igbo Cultural Association of Edmonton
  • Nigerian Cultural Association of Alberta (Edmonton)
  • Rotary Club of North East Edmonton


We promise exceptional client services in the following areas of law:

  • Criminal law
  • Regulatory offences
  • Family law
  • Civil litigation
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Labour & Employment Law
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Child welfare
  • International law
  • Immigration and refugee law, including Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) issues
Abraham Holmes