Gordon W. Flynn, QC, FCPA, FCA

Edmonton Office - Counsel Work+1 (780) 643-3065

Areas of Practice

Personal Tax Planning
Corporate Tax Planning
Tax Compliance

Gordon is a founding member of Felesky Flynn LLP, having opened the Edmonton office in 1980. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1991 and a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta (CPA Alberta) in 2001.

He has taken an active role in the affairs of both CPA Alberta and the Law Society of Alberta, serving as president of the Law Society 1997-1999. He is a past governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, past chair of the Alberta Law Foundation, and past member of the Judicial Council. He has been a member of a number of government task forces.

Gordon has taken a particular interest in the education of students and young accountants and lawyers. He lectured for ICAA for many years, for the Faculty of Business Administration and Commerce and the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta and was a former faculty member of the Banff School for Advanced Management.

Gordon has recently reduced his day-to-day involvement in client files but maintains a close relationship with the firm and continues to provide guidance and assistance to firm members.

Professional History

Fellow, Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta, 2001
Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1991
Called to the Alberta bar, 1976
Qualified as a Chartered Accountant, 1965

Educational History

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), University of Alberta, 1975
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm), University of Alberta, 1962

Memberships and Associations

Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta
Past President, Law Society of Alberta
Past Chair, Alberta Law Foundation
Past Governor, Canadian Tax Foundation
Past Member, Canadian Judicial Council
Past Member, Joint Committee on Taxation, Canadian Bar Association and Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Past Member, Taxation Committee, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta

Publications and Presentations

For many years Gordon has prepared course materials and has written numerous papers and articles for organizations such as ICAA, Canadian Tax Foundation and Legal Education Society. He continues to assist professional bodies as the need arises.

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