Wheat Law Office – Lawyers in Vermilion and Marwayne

Wheat Law Office has served the legal needs of northeast central Alberta since 1989. Our main office is in Vermilion, and we also have a location in Marwayne. Clients come to us from the surrounding areas, including Lloydminster and Wainwright. We have 2 lawyers at our practice, who are both members of the Law Society of Alberta. They are:

Our practice covers a wide range of legal fields, including family law, real estate, business law, civil litigation, and wills and estates. Our lawyers are supported by paralegals Janet Millar, Joan Blamire and Crystal Hallett. To acquire the services of our legal team, contact Wheat Law Office today.

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Margaret M. Wheat

Margaret M. Wheat, also known as Peggy Wheat, is the principal of our firm. She has practised law since 1979.

She attended the University of Alberta attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1974 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1978. She practiced law in Lloydminster and then in Vermilion before establishing Wheat Law Office in December 1989. Although she is a general practitioner, Peggy’s preferred areas of practice are wills, estates, elder law, family law and real estate.

Peggy has extensive training and experience as a collaborative lawyer and is a qualified mediator. She frequently works with negotiation-based settlements.

Peggy has raised three daughters on a farm located in the Marwayne area. Wheat Law Office has a branch office in Marwayne, where she currently resides, with office hours of 9:00 a.m. to noon on Fridays only.


Joshua L. Mountain

Josh grew up in the town of Lac La Biche, AB. After graduating from J.A. Williams High School, he attended the University of Alberta and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts (major in Sociology, minor in Psychology). He then attended the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Law and received his J.D. in 2014. He began his articles with Wheat Law Office in December 2014 under the tutelage of Margaret Wheat. Josh was called to the Alberta Bar on January 15, 2016.

Josh’s main areas of practice are family law, real estate, collections, wills, corporate law and commercial law.

In his spare time, Joshua dabbles in various hobbies such as cross-country running, wakeboarding, golf, guitar and winemaking.

During his time at the University of Alberta, Josh was involved in various volunteer and philanthropic opportunities. Joshua is always willing to volunteer and be a helping hand in the community, and he looks forward to growing with the town of Vermilion.

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