John McDonald

Paralegal Team Leader

John joined MacMillan Knight LLP’s Calgary office as a Litigation, Intelligence, Investigations, and Transaction Paralegal in June 2018, following a 20-year career in the Canadian Armed Forces. 

John’s past experience in the Canadian Armed Forces lends well to all aspects of MacMillan Knight LLP’s Intelligence and Investigation functions.  John is an experienced public administrator with experience in the fields of military justice and administrative law. John also has a passion for employment law and was awarded the Cal Wenzel Family Foundation Scholarship in December 2018 as recognition of his academic accomplishments and exemplary leadership.

John is currently a member of the Alberta Association of Professional Paralegals, The Royal Canadian Legion and the First Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Millican Ogden Community Association.


  • The Royal Military College of Canada (BA, 2018)

  • Chiu School of Business (Expected completion Fall 2019)

Awards and Recognition:

  • Bow Valley College Cal Wenzel Family Foundation Scholarship, 2018

  • Canadian Forces Decoration, 2010

Email: John@Complex.Law
Tel: +1 888-486-3471
Direct: +1 403-473-9100
Fax: +1 888-980-8617