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Ian C. Kuehl
Born and raised in the Ottawa Valley, Ian is a graduate of Queen’s University (B.A. Hons.) and the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor (J.D.). Immediately after graduation, Ian returned home to article with a well respected law firm in Pembroke and was thereafter called to the bar in 2011.
Ian’s practice focuses primarily on residential and commercial real estate, drafting wills & powers of attorney, administering estates, estate litigation and corporate & commercial law. Ian also has experience with municipal law, employment law and civil litigation.
Ian is a member of the Renfrew County Law Association (RCLA), the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). Ian currently serves as a member and Vice-Chair of the Pembroke Police Services Board and has formerly served on the executive boards of the RCLA and the Pembroke & Laurentian Valley Handi-Bus.
R. Bruce Leach
Called to the bar in 1979, R. Bruce Leach returned home to the Ottawa Valley and opened his own practice as a sole practitioner in 1979. Bruce continued to practice alone until 2016 when he was joined by Ian C. Kuehl. Bruce sold the law firm to Ian Kuehl in 2017 at which time the firm was renamed Leach & Kuehl Professional Corporation.
Bruce has proudly served as Renfrew County’s part-time Area Director for Legal Aid Ontario, as a past president of the Renfrew County Law Association and still presides today as a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court.
Bruce left Leach & Kuehl Professional Corporation in 2020, although Leach & Kuehl continues to hold all of his old files, wills, powers of attorney and other documents from his time here.
SERVING THE OTTAWA VALLEY SINCE 1979
First opening its doors in 1979 as the Law Office of R. Bruce Leach, our firm has been in operation for over 35 years and has served thousands of clients throughout the Ottawa Valley during its long history.
In 2016, Ian C. Kuehl joined R. Bruce Leach as an associate lawyer and in January, 2017 the firm officially became Leach & Kuehl Professional Corporation.
In addition to our office in Pembroke, Ontario, the firm operates the only law firm in Cobden, Ontario, proudly serving the residents of Whitewater Region, Admaston/Bromley, Laurentian Valley and beyond!