Our Team



Ken Cruickshank

Ken Cruickshank was born in Calgary and later moved to Saskatchewan where he graduated from the College of Law in Saskatoon in 1976. Ken moved back to Alberta after law school and has been in Lacombe ever since. In his early years of practice, Ken took on all types of legal matters including matrimonial, criminal, and litigation work. Now the majority of his present work is related to real estate transactions, corporate work, wills and estates.

Ken is an avid golfer and enjoys giving back to the community which has been so good to him.



Daniel J. Wilson

Daniel assists clients in all areas of commercial law, including incorporations, reorganizations, the purchase or sale of a business, leasing, financing, and all types of contract matters.

If our clients require assistance with their estates, Daniel can help by preparing their will, power of attorney, personal directive, and estate administration. He also has experience in business and farm succession planning. Having lived in Central Alberta his whole life, Daniel recognizes the unique situations many of his clients face when planning for the future of their business and family.

Daniel has appeared in both the Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench as a criminal defence lawyer in nearly every jurisdiction within the province of Alberta. Even though his clients often face difficult circumstances, Daniel strives to provide practical, honest, and forthright advice.

Outside the office, Daniel spends most of his free time with his wife and four kids. He enjoys being active by playing and coaching hockey in his community.

You can email Daniel directly at daniel(at)wilsonlegal.ca



Cheyla Lachowsky

After completing both her undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Alberta, Cheyla returned to her hometown of Stettler in 2020 to begin her legal career.

As the Editor-in-Chief of the law school newspaper, Secretary of the Indigenous Law Students Association, member of the University of Alberta moot team in the 2019 Alberta Court of Appeal Civil Moot, and Research Assistant for the Government of Alberta Fair Deal Panel, she was very active in her law school community. She also enjoyed volunteering with Student Legal Services in their Criminal Division and Trial Division and the Pro Bono Students Canada Wills Project. 

Having articled under Daniel Wilson, Cheyla focuses on corporate and commercial law, real estate transactions, and estate planning.

She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two dogs. A self-described “foodie,” Cheyla loves trying out new recipes and recreating her favourite dishes.

You can email Cheyla directly at cheyla(at)wilsonlegal.ca

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