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The Legal Team On Your Side

Our team includes lawyers, law clerks, legal assistants, and administrative professionals, working together to provide you with timely service as well as considered and balanced legal advice.

Anthony Gaetan Buttigieg

Anthony Gaetan Buttigieg, B.A. (Hons), LL.B, T.E.P.

Wills & Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Real Estate

Anthony Gaetan Buttigieg has been practicing law since graduating from the University of Ottawa law school in 1987. He also holds a four-year honours bachelor’s degree in geography and planning from the same university.

While at Ottawa U, Gaetan served as the Articles Editor for the Ottawa Law Review, as a volunteer with the Ottawa Law Information Line, and as a caseworker with the University of Ottawa Legal Aid Society. He also participated in the Moot Court Program and provided continuing legal education service, preparing and delivering seminars to the public on how to access legal services. Immediately after law school, Gaetan began his career in Toronto with a large Bay Street firm comprised of 80 lawyers where he focused on wills and estates, corporate, commercial, and real estate law.

Gaetan returned to Ottawa in 1996. Originally a full-service private practice, AGB Lawyers now concentrates on Family Law and Estate Law, with the idea of providing personalized service to all the firm's clients. Today, AGBL is known for using a client-focused, holistic approach that recognizes both the business and personal aspects of clients’ legal needs.

As the firm’s founder, a large part of Gaetan’s role is to mentor the law clerks and other lawyers and to manage the staff, together with AGBL’s records & HR manager, Kristina Lewis.

Personal and Professional Activities and Achievements
  • Involved with several local chambers of commerce and business-networking organizations, including a group for owners of small businesses where he served a term as president
  • Frequent speaker at legal information seminars aimed at seniors and others focusing on topics such as family law, wills and estates, real estate, and small business start-up
  • Three times nominated for the Nepean Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award (2010, 2011, and 2012)
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Certified notary public

You can reach Gaetan at 613-232-8832, ext. 228 or contact him by email.

Yvonna Conte, B.A., J.D.


Yvonna advocates passionately for her clients in family, estate, and real estate law, and is driven to achieve the best possible outcome.

As a family lawyer, Yvonna assists clients with drafting and negotiating Marriage Contracts and Separation Agreements, helps clients navigate property division, child and spousal support claims, and custody and access matters. As an estate lawyer, Yvonna helps clients with all matters relating to estate planning and administration. In real estate matters, her experience as a mortgage broker offers a unique advantage as she helps clients maneuver the often complex world of real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, and refinances.

Yvonna approaches every situation holistically, looking at the big picture throughout the process. She treats each client with compassion and respect to ensure that they feel understood and heard.

Yvonna speaks Russian fluently and is happy to assist her clients in either Russian or English.

Yvonna earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ottawa. She received a Bachelor’s Degree with honours in Law and Society from York University.

Outside of work, Yvonna enjoys spending time with her family and friends, her two cats, reading, and watching reality television.

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • County of Carleton Law Association

You can reach Yvonna at 613-232-8832, or contact her by email.

Mafanway Buttigieg

Mafanway Buttigieg

Law Clerk, Estate Planning, Estate Admin and Real Estate

Stay tuned, my bio is coming soon.

Aleksandra Selvechyk


Stay tuned, my bio is coming soon.

Lena Pen

Lena Pen


Lena earned her Master of Law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and graduated with an LLB from Queen Mary University of London where she volunteered at the Legal Advice Clinic providing free legal advice services on various cases encompassing landlord and tenant matters, contract cases, consumer issues, and court procedure queries to vulnerable members of the public.

She has several years of experience working at a large Litigation Law Firm in downtown Toronto working in the Insolvency, Real Estate and Civil Commercial Litigation sector. During her articles, Lena assists with various areas of law such as family, estate, and real estate. She enjoys speaking with clients in order to understand their unique needs and best assist them in their matter.

Lena speaks Russian fluently and is happy to assist clients in either Russian or English.

In her spare time, Lena enjoys traveling, learning new recipes, building her coin collection and spending time with friends and family.

Julia Khloudenev

Julia Khloudenev


Biography to come shortly!

Jenet Ghumman


Biography Coming Soon!

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