Our “About Us” is really About You. Clients today are engaging as full participants in their legal matters. They are intelligent, educated, savvy, and particular. They come with unique questions and envisioned solutions. They are discerning and complex. They seek understanding about the impact of the law on their particular situations. Clients want a legal education, sound advice, and prompt services to empower them to improve their legal position. And we aim to deliver – with a full and engaging legal experience for our clients.
Recognizing that the relationship between client and lawyer is one founded on trust, our team is dedicated to updating clients, responding quickly to client inquiries, working efficiently to achieve the best results possible, and participating in continuing education opportunities to increase our own knowledge and skills.
Being About You also means being About Our Community. Contributing to the financial and service needs of our community is one of our key values. We like to be involved.
Commendation from our clients and community – that’s what we’re all about.
Paul W. Quantz
Barrister and Solicitor
Paul graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in 1974. He has carried on a solicitor's practice for most of his career in the areas of Real Estate, Wills and Estates, and Corporate/Commercial law. Paul is the senior counsel of the firm, anchoring a growing firm of young and energetic lawyers and dedicated staff. He practices mainly in the area of Commercial Real Estate, Wills and Estates, and Corporate/Commercial Law. He has practiced mainly in the Northern Alberta communities of Lac La Biche and Athabasca, and formerly in Red Deer and Manitoba.
He is active in the community, serving in his church and with the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce.
Paul is a avid golfer of the "duffer" variety, and enjoys fishing and the great outdoors.
Paula J. Kinoshita
Barrister and Solicitor
BEd, MA, JD.
Paula was born in Edmonton and has made her way back home again after living for some time in the U.S.
Prior to entering the law profession, she was a college instructor, advocating for the joys of English prose to college students. Paula has transferred her passion for teaching, study, and advocacy to the legal profession. She was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 2010. Her goal in the law profession is to solve problems effectively and efficiently. Paula practices mainly in the areas of Family Law, Estate Litigation, General Litigation, and Personal Injury.
Paula loves camping with her family. She can experience her favourite things in the "rugged" outdoors: swimming, wake-boarding, reading, hiking, and drinking camp coffee.
Paula currently serves her community as a board member of the Stop Abuse in Families (SAIF) Society.
Dayna E. Kwasney
Barrister and Solicitor, Mediator
Originally from Athabasca, Alberta, Dayna joined Quantz Law shortly after completing her Juris Doctor degree in 2014 from the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. Dayna was called to the Alberta Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor in July 2015 and mainly practices in the areas of Family Law, Real Estate, and Wills and Estates. She is a Registered Collaborative Family Law Lawyer and is also able to offer mediation services.
Dayna is a music enthusiast; she loves singing with her duet partner in the musical group, the Harmony Angels, playing the piano and dance. Some of Dayna’s other passions include travelling the world, yoga, attending Broadway musicals and concerts, and going out to the movies.
Dayna is actively involved in both the St. Albert and Edmonton communities. She currently serves as President of the Edmonton Dollar Club and enjoys volunteering with the Stop Abuse in Families (SAIF) Society as often as she can.
Matthew K. Rymer
Barrister and Solicitor
Matthew recently joined Quantz Law in November 2017. He grew up in Athabasca, Alberta before pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics at Trinity Western University. After working in India with a non-profit organization for 6 years, he returned to Alberta and studied at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law graduating with a Juris Doctor degree in 2016. Matthew was called to the Alberta Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor in July 2018. He is excited to join Quantz Law and build on his experience working in the practice areas of Immigration, Aboriginal, Family, and Corporate/Commercial Law.
Matthew enjoys getting outdoors as often as he can year round with his family, friends, and dog Reyka. His favourite outdoor activities include hiking, camping, canoeing, and cross-country skiing. He also enjoys playing recreational sports, trying new restaurants, and experiencing many of Edmonton’s great festivals.