Matthew Schmeling’s practice focuses on civil and criminal litigation. He defends individuals and organizations charged with criminal, regulatory, and professional discipline offences. He represents individuals and organizations involved in a wide variety of civil litigation.
Matthew defends individuals charged with drug and tobacco offences, criminal driving offences, sexual offences, weapons offences, fraud, attempted murder, and other allegations.
Matthew defends individuals and organizations under investigation or charged with occupational health and safety offences.
Matthew acts for doctors, police officers, psychologists, pharmacists and other professionals in relation to disciplinary charges.
Matthew regularly appears before tribunals and all levels of court in Saskatchewan.
Matthew is the Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Saskatchewan Criminal Justice Section.
In his time at McDougall Gauley LLP, Matthew has had the benefit of practicing alongside senior counsel including Aaron A. Fox., Q.C. and Gordon J. Kuski, Q.C.
Matthew grew up on a farm outside of Regina, SK. He obtained his engineering degree from the University of Regina in 2008 and worked as an engineer in Grande Prairie, AB. He attended law school at the University of Saskatchewan in 2011 and joined McDougall Gauley LLP in 2014.
R v Singh, 2021 SKQB 55
R v Kwon, 2020 SKCA 56
Input Capital Corp. v Gustafson, 2019 SKCA 78
- Saskatchewan, 2015
- Juris Doctor, University of Saskatchewan, 2014
- Bachelor of Applied Science, Petroleum Systems Engineering, University of Regina, 2008
- Canadian Bar Association
- Criminal Justice South Section, Chair, 2018 – present
- Law Society of Saskatchewan
- Regina Bar Association
- Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association
- Regina Public Library – Literacy Program Volunteer, 2016 - present