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Participating Lawyers

This page lists the lawyers participating in the Limited Legal Services Project, and is current as of 3 April 2017. You can sort this list by participating lawyers' names, their locations and their areas of practice by clicking the links below.

NAME · LOCATION · PRACTICE AREA
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Adediran, Banke · Calgary, AB

Banke Adediran

Banke Adediran graduated from Dalhousie University in 2007. Her practice focuses exclusively on family law, with an emphasis on matrimonial property, child and spousal support, domestic violence and custody cases. Banke has consistently advocated for her clients, guiding both men and women through difficult divorces and complex family issues.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· adoption
· legal research and writing
· real property
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing documents
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court
· negotiation
· mediation
· arbitration
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating income

Contact information:

Adept Family Lawyers
140-301 14th Street Northwest
Calgary, AB T2N 2A1
403-879-1750
info@adeptfamilylawyers.com

Azumaya, Yoko · Edmonton, AB

Yoko Azumaya

Yoko Azumaya has focused her practice in family law, dealing with issues affecting both married and unmarried couples, including divorce, parenting, support, and division of property issues. Her goal is to help families transition through this difficult period. She is mindful that many families have limited recourses and has offered limited scope retainer for years. She is excited to be a part of this project so that limited scope retainer will be better known.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· appearing in court for applications
· consultations

Contact information:

Barr Picard Knisely
1100-10020 101A Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 3G2
780-414-5400
yazumaya@barrpicard.com

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Beck, Gordon QC · Edmonton, AB

Gordon Beck QC

Gordon Beck QC is a senior lawyer with experience in both the private and public sectors. His practice focus has been general corporate/commercial law with an emphasis on taxation as both a barrister and solicitor. Additional areas of law in which Gordon has experience include business, wills and estates, municipal, administrative and real property.

Areas of practice:

· corporate and commercial law
· business law
· wills and estates
· municipal law
· administrative law
· real property

Limited legal services offered:

· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

GD Beck Professional Corporation
780-964-1962
gordon.d.beck@gmail.com

Birnbaum, Michael · Calgary, AB

Michael Birnbaum

Michael Birnbaum speaks Spanish and French and has practised largely on behalf of immigrants since 1985, in immigration, personal injury, civil litigation, matrimonial and criminal law. Michael was the Canadian Bar Association South Alberta Immigration Sub-Section Chair for 1996-98. In 2003 he won a $100,000 soft tissue jury award, then a record for Alberta. In 2015 he won a landmark case on soft tissue injury and chronic pain, Maclean v. Parmar et al. He has served as Dispute Resolution Officer (compulsory matrimonial mediation at the Court of Queen’s Bench since 2007.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· civil litigation

Limited legal services offered:

· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

R Michael Birnbaum
200 Parkside Place
602-12 Avenue Southwest
Calgary AB T2R 1J3
403-265-9050
birnbaum@nucleus.com

Bisbee, Sarah · Brooks, AB

Sarah Bisbee

Sarah Bisbee is the founder of Quick Click Law, an online law office that provides assistance to clients all across Alberta who seek affordable legal services. Sarah graduated from the University of Saskatchewan College of Law in 2009, earning her degree with Distinction. From there, she articled at Bell Law Office in Brooks, Alberta, until she started her own firm in 2013. Sarah is a member of the Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association and a mediator, and believes in partnering with her clients to help them resolve their legal issues quickly and affordably. Sarah offers flat-fee services.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· adult guardianship and trusteeship
· business law
· commercial leases
· contract law
· corporate and commercial law
· debtor and creditor law
· estate planning
· real property
· residential tenancy
· small claims
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal opinions and second opinions
· negotiation
· mediation
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· online- and telephone-based legal services
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Quick Click Law
PO Box 670
Brooks, AB T1R 1B6
info@quickclicklaw.ca

Botan, Allan · Edmonton and Peace River, AB

Allan Botan

Allan Botan was called to the bar in Manitoba in 1984 and the bar in Alberta in 2001. Allan has appeared in all levels of court both provinces, and now works as a sole practitioner in Alberta.

Areas of practice:

· civil litigation
· insurance law
· personal injury law

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· reviewing documents
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· online- and telephone-based legal services
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Botan Law Office
907-10001 Bellamy Hill Northwest
Edmonton, AB T5J 3B6
780-421-9960
abotan@botanlaw.com

Boucher, Carmen · Edmonton, AB

Carmen Boucher

Carmen Boucher provides service to clients in both official languages. Her goal is to assist her clients to be successful in the most cost-effective manner possible. She has experience in a variety of areas of the law and has a knack for making her clients feel comfortable even while dealing with very difficult matters. Carmen understands the importance of listening to people’s needs and helping them determine the best way to proceed.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· wills and estates
· adult guardianship and trusteeship
· legal research and writing

Limited legal services offered:

· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· negotiation
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Kobewka Stark
14809 111 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5M 2P3
780-414-0444
carmen@kobewkastark.com

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Court, Ksena · Calgary, AB

Ksena Court

Ksena Court has 16 years of litigation experience practicing mainly in foreclosure, secured and unsecured debt collection, insolvency and family law. Her collaborative law and mediation training enable her to deal with a variety of difficult situations. Ksena is a regular volunteer for the Queen’s Bench Amicus program. She, along with Francis Taman of Bishop & McKenzie, is a co-author of the foreclosure blog, albertaforeclosureblog.com, and the insolvency blog, albertainsolvency.com.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· adoption
· civil litigation
· contract law
· debtor and creditor law
· insolvency, bankruptcy and foreclosure law
· legal research and writing

Limited legal services offered:

· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

Bishop & McKenzie
1700-530 8th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 3S8
403-237-5550
kcourt@bmllp.ca

Cragg, Jessica · Calgary, AB

Jessica Cragg

Jessica Cragg practices in the areas of real estate, wills and estates and family law. She was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 2014 and joined Sinclair Law Office in 2015. Currently, she is a member of Legal Aid Alberta and a member of the Canadian Bar Association. Her prior experience includes working at her father’s law firm as a legal assistant for approximately 10 years, prior to obtaining her qualifications from the Law Society of Alberta. Jessica is willing to provide services in other areas of law, to be determined on a case by case basis.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· wills and estates
· real property

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting family law agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· consultations
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Sinclair Cragg
202-2505 17th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T3E 7V3
403-543-8588
Jessica@calgarylegal.com

Crooks, Sharon · Sylvan Lake, AB

Sharon Crooks

Sharon Crooks has has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Winnipeg, a Bachelors of Law from the University of Alberta and a a Masters of Law from the University of London, England. She was admitted to the New York Bar in 1987, to the Ontario Bar in 1991 and the Alberta Bar in 2000. Sharon has been the managing partner of Rowanoak Law Office in Sylvan Lake since 2002. Sharon has been doing Collaborative law since 2001 and has been involved in and conducted mediation for many years, and currently serves as the Treasurer of the Alberta Family Mediation Society.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· child specialist
· wills and estates
· adult guardianship and trusteeship
· real estate
· adoption

Limited legal services offered:

· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

Rowanoak Law Office
201-110 Pelican Place
Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1K2
403-887-7300
sharon.crooks@rowanoaklaw.com

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Dick, Christopher · Sylvan Lake, AB

Christopher Dick

Christopher Dick is a lawyer with Rowanoak Law Office. His present practice focuses primarily on child welfare law work for the provincial government. Christopher also does wills and estates, some civil litigation, some criminal matters, real estate law and some smaller corporate work. Christopher has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Calgary and a law degree (First Class Honours) from the University of Buckingham. He was called to the bar in Alberta in October 2015.

Areas of practice:

· child protection
· wills and estates
· civil litigation
· criminal law
· corporate and commercial law
· real property

Limited legal services offered:

· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters

Contact information:

Rowanoak Law Office
201-110 Pelican Place
Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1K2
403-887-7380
chris.dick@rowanoaklaw.com

Doucet, Brittany · Calgary, AB

Brittany Doucet

Brittany Doucet graduated from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Law in 2014. She articled and spent one year as an associate with a well respected firm in Medicine Hat. In the summer of 2016 she returned to her hometown of Calgary to continue her practice. Brittany’s primary area of practice is family law and she has helped both men and women through one of the most difficult times in their lives and assisted with difficult and complex issues. Additionally, Brittany has a strong interest in landlord and tenant law, and has assisted both landlords and tenants enforce their rights in and out of court.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· adoption
· adult guardianship and trusteeship
· employment law
· legal research and writing
· residential tenancy
· small claims

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting family law agreements
· reviewing documents
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income

Contact information:

Adept Family Lawyers
140-301 14th Street Northwest
Calgary, AB T2N 2A1
403-879-1750
brittany@adeptfamilylawyers.com

Drouin-Carey, Kathy · Edmonton, AB

Kathy Drouin-Carey

Kathy Drouin-Carey received her law degree from the University of Alberta in 2013. She was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 2014. Kathy’s practice focuses on wills and estates, civil litigation and family law. She has appeared before the Provincial Court, the Court of Queen's Bench, the Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Service and the Immigration and Refugee Board. Kathy believes in building strong relationships with people and community, and is a regular volunteer.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· estate planning
· wills and estates
· civil litigation
· small claims

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Insight Law
1400-10665 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 3S9
780-758-1006
kathy@insightlaw.ca

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Felling, Christopher · Edmonton, AB

Christopher Felling

Christopher J Felling practices law in Edmonton primarily in family litigation and in legal research and writing. He has litigated matters in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, Provincial Court Civil and Family & Youth Divisions, the Alberta Human Rights Commission and the Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Service. While in law school, Christopher joined Student Legal Services of Edmonton, serving as part of its management committee in 2015, and continues to volunteer with the Canadian Bar Association and with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre. Outside of law Christopher is a beer-league bowler, amateur writer and guitarist, and avid podcast listener.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· residential tenancy
· legal research and writing

Limited legal services offered:

· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting family law agreements
· drafting wills
· reviewing documents
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Crerar Law
1388-5555 Weber Centre
Edmonton, AB T6H 5P9
780-760-1388
CFelling@crerarlaw.ca

Findlater, Brad · Calgary, AB

Brad Findlater

Brad J Findlater is a litigation lawyer practicing in Calgary, Alberta at a small litigation boutique firm. He was called to Manitoba and Alberta Bars in 2013, and has been practising in Alberta since September of 2013. Brad has a practical and open-minded approach to litigation, with his primary concern being to assist clients in resolving their disputes in whatever way is the most appropriate and economical.

Areas of practice:

· administrative law
· civil litigation
· commercial leases
· construction law
· contract law
· corporate and commercial law
· debtor and creditor law
· directors liability
· employment law
· insolvency, bankruptcy and foreclosure law
· insurance law
· legal research and writing
· personal injury law
· real property
· residential tenancy
· shareholders disputes
· small claims

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· enforcing local and foreign judgments

Contact information:

Machida James McCall
300-444 5th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 2T8
403-817-3014
bfindlater@mjmbarristers.ca

Foster, Victoria · Red Deer, AB

Victoria Foster

Victoria E Foster has a Diploma in Police Studies from Grant MacEwan College, a Bachelor of Professional Arts in Criminal Justice from Athabasca University, and a Juris Doctor from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. She practices primarily in the area of family law, and has had courtroom experience in the Provincial Court, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Court of Appeal. She is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Central Alberta Bar Society, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the Alberta Collaborative Law Association, and the Alberta family Mediation Society, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic, the Appeals Committee for Legal Aid Alberta, and the Human Services Appeal Panel. Victoria's goal is to ensure that all of her clients have adequate access to justice, specifically by assisting those people who are self-represented feel confident and competent in their abilities to present their matters before the Court.

Area of practice:

· family law
· child protection
· child specialist
· legal research and writing
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· calculating child support and spousal support
· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

Foster Legal Services
110-4909 49 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 1V1
403-986-6655
info@fosterlegalservices.ca

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Grogan, Carolyn · Edmonton, AB

Carolyn Grogan

Carolyn Grogan serves clients in family law, wills and estates, and civil litigation. She brings decades of life experience to her clients, having raised her own children through divorce and remarriage. She has appeared in Provincial Court and the Court of Queen's Bench on issues of divorce, custody, access, parenting, guardianship, child and spousal support, property division and other issues. She also negotiates and drafts settlement agreements, prepares wills, enduring powers of attorney and personal directives; and handles some civil litigation.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· civil litigation
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· legal research and writing

Contact information:

Round Table Law
1400-10665 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 3S9
780-932-1643
carolyn@roundtablelaw.ca

H

Hall, Alana · Calgary, AB

Alana Hall

Alana Hall is passionate about access to justice. During law school, she volunteered with Student Legal Services, a student-run clinic offering representation to low-income individuals charged with summary conviction and regulatory offences, Pro Bono Students Canada, and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. More recently, she volunteered with the Women’s Centre, where she provided free legal advice to women in need on a broad range of issues. Alana was called to the bar in 2014, after articling with a large international firm, and has appeared in Provincial Court, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and before the Assessment Review Board.

Areas of practice:

· civil litigation
· legal research and writing
· employment law

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· drafting and reviewing documents
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court other than for trials
· appearing at questionings
· negotiation
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Wilson Laycraft
1601-333 11th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2R 1L9
403-290-1601
ahall@wilcraft.com

Harvie, Robert QC · Lethbridge, AB

William Hogle

Rob Harvie has been a divorce and family law lawyer in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta for over 31 years since graduating from the University of British Columbia in 1985. His practice has a special emphasis on complex matrimonial property division, including corporate interests, family trusts, and farm divorce. While having extensive trial experience, Rob has focused a large part of his practice on innovation in delivering legal service to the public, including being one of the founding members of Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association and more recently, designing and implementing the Alberta Limited Legal Services Project. Rob is also currently a Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta and is the Chair of the National Self Represented Litigants Project Advisory Board.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· consultations
· drafting settlements and agreements
· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills

Contact information:

Huckvale LLP
410 6th Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 2C9
403-328-8856
rgh@huckvale.ca

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Koebernick, Deanna · Edmonton, AB

Deanna Koebernick

Deanna Koebernick is a registered collaborative family law lawyer and a qualified mediator. She is committed to providing a respectful and productive resolution of family law matters. As a mother, Deanna is passionate about resolving conflict in a way that prioritizes the needs and interests of children. Her priority is to support clients in creating solutions unique to their needs as individuals and as a family. She addresses the legal, relational, financial and emotional aspects of each situation, to obtain the best possible outcome. She assists clients in developing and evaluating options to minimize the economic and emotional impact of separation and divorce.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

·coaching for negotiation and mediation
·drafting and reviewing documents
·drafting demand letters
·drafting orders
·drafting settlements and agreements
·reviewing settlements and agreements
·reviewing financial disclosure
·reviewing orders
·providing independent legal advice on agreements
·legal research and writing
·appearing at settlement conferences
·negotiation
·mediation
·calculating child support and spousal support
·calculating property division
·calculating income

Contact information:

Epona Law and Mediation
203-8702 Meadowlark Road
Edmonton, AB T5R 5W5
780-983-3494
deanna@eponalawandmediation.com

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Letourneau, Adam QC · Lethbridge, AB

Adam Letourneau

Adam Letourneau QC is an experienced family law and civil litigation lawyer and also a chartered mediator and chartered arbitrator. He is the managing partner of Letourneau LLP law offices and has helped numerous clients through their difficult legal disputes and problems and has extensive experience at all levels of court in Alberta. He is currently a bencher of the Law Society of Alberta and is a sessional lecturer at the University of Lethbridge.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· civil litigation
· arbitration
· mediation

Limited legal services offered:

· consultations
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· appearing in court
· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· legal opinions and second opinions
· negotiation
· mediation
· arbitration

Contact information:

Letourneau LLP
110-416 6th Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 0Y6
403-329-4311
adam@LeLaw.ca

Little, Christine · Calgary, AB

Christine Little

Christine Little has a family law focused practice. Her down to earth personality and approachable manner have earned her a stellar reputation with clients and lawyers alike. Christine is known for her ability to approach legal problems with reason and common sense, and to achieve concrete results for her clients. The core philosophy of Smith & Little LLP is "Resolutions with Integrity.” The firm strives to ensure that its clients are able to make informed decisions they can feel confident about by listening to its clients, asking the tough questions and distilling difficult legal questions into plain language.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· civil litigation

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for arbitration
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting family law agreements
· reviewing documents
· reviewing financial disclosure
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· arbitration

Contact information:

Smith & Little LLP
2410-645 7th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 4G8
403-999-1650
assistant@smithandlittle.ca

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MacSween, James · Sylvan Lake, AB

Jim MacSween

Jim MacSween has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta, took his law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1976 and was admitted to the Bar of Alberta in November 1977. He has practiced law in central Alberta since 1979, and has spent the past 8 years with the firm Rowanoak Law Office in Sylvan Lake. Jim's areas of practice now largely focus on family law and estate cases, but with some general litigation, real estate, child welfare and corporate cases. Jim has served as President of the Rotary Club of Red Deer, and is now President of the Rotary Club of Sylvan Lake. He is also President of the Central Alberta Refugee Effort, based in Red Deer.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· wills and estates
· real property
· commercial leases
· corporate and commercial law
· civil litigation

Limited legal services offered:

· consultations
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting family law agreements
· drafting commercial and residential leases
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills

Contact information:

Rowanoak Law Office
201-110 Pelican Place
Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1K2
403-887-7300
jim.macsween@rowanoaklaw.com

Matthews, Christina · Calgary, AB

Christina Matthews

Christina Matthews is an associate at a small Calgary-based law firm offering varied legal services in family law, civil litigation, criminal, real estate, and bankruptcy and insolvency law. Christina prides herself on her innovative approach to problem solving and enjoys assisting all kinds of clients from private individuals to corporations. Outside of professional life, Christina is very active in the community, from attending numerous law related events to playing on the local recreational dodgeball team in Calgary. Christina is committed to various access to justice initiatives, and is excited to be a part of the Alberta Limited Limited Legal Services Project.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· civil litigation

Limited legal services offered:

· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

Mainwood Legal Services
200-207 4th Street Northeast
Calgary, AB T2E 3S1
403-720-2712 x3004
Christina.Matthews@mainwoodlegal.com

Mohamed, Fauza · Edmonton, AB

Fauza Mohamed

Fauza Mohamed is a strong advocate for her family law clients. Whether in the courtroom or during settlement negotiations, Fauza represents clients' interests fearlessly, fairly, and with integrity. She is solution-focused and strives to help clients reach a fair and effective resolution to their legal matters in a cost-effective manner. Ensuring that individuals are well-informed about their legal issues and options is a priority for Fauza. Fauza is pleased to offer limited legal services tailored to each client's individual needs.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting settlements and agreements
· reviewing documents
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income

Contact information:

Brown Law Group
612-5241 Calgary Trail
Edmonton, AB T6H 5G8
780-540-5160
fmohamed@brownlawgroup.ca

Mowbrey, Matthew · Red Deer, AB

Matthew Mowbrey

Matthew Mowbrey was called to the bar in 2015 after completing both a master’s degree in Business Administration and a law degree at the University of Alberta in 2014. As an avid entrepreneur, having been involved in many start-ups, he combines his business background and education within the practice of law. He assists clients in devising a legal plan that includes their legal concerns, financial position, and comfortability within our legal system. Matthew practices in the areas of family law, civil litigation, and corporate and commercial law.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· civil litigation

Limited legal services offered:

· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· legal opinions and second opinions
· legal research and writing
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· reviewing documents
· appearing in court

Contact information:

Warren Sinclair LLP
600-4911 51st Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 6M4
403-343-3320
mmowbrey@warrensinclair.com

Muhammad, Asif · Lethbridge, AB

Asif Muhammad

Asif Muhammad practices primarily in the areas of family law, commercial and residential real estate, banking and corporate law. He has spent time extenstive time before all three levels of court in Alberta. Asif tries to have his clients reach their legal goals and needs in a costly and time sensitive manner. He is happy to discuss each client's legal needs and takes a client-centred approach to his practice.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· real property
· corporate and commercial law
· contract law

Limited legal services offered:

· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· appearing in court other than for trials
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Alger Zadeiks Shapiro
260-719 4th Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 0P1
403-380-6005
asif@azlawyers.ca

Mydliar, Vilma · Calgary, AB

Vilma Mydliar

Vilma Mydliar obtained her law degree in 2008 from the Universite de Montreal and was called to the Bar in Alberta in 2012. He focus is on family law, civil litigation, real estate, wills and estates, and business law. In her free time, she enjoys sailing and has taken up cello.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· adult guardianship and trusteeship
· civil litigation
· real property
· wills and estates
· estate planning
· corporate and commercial law
· business law
· contract law
· small claims

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for arbitration
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· arbitration
· enforcing local and foreign judgments
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

Shibley & Company
219 8120 Beddington Boulevard Northwest
Calgary, AB T3K 2A8
403-275-3230 x225
vmydliar@gmail.com

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Nanji, Alyx · Calgary, AB

Alyx Nanji

Alyx A Nanji practices criminal law. He is chair of the Young Lawyers Section of the Canadian Bar Association, and a senator with the University of Calgary. He has received many awards, including Avenue Magazine's Top 40 Under 40 Award, the Attorney General's Community Justice Award and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Area of practice:

· criminal law

Limited legal services offered:

· reviewing documents
· consultations
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court
· appearing at questionings

Contact information:

Alyx Lawyers
116-3132 26th Street Northeast
Calgary, AB T1Y 6Z1
403-993-9000
lawyer@alyx.ca

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Okoye, Nnam · Edmonton, AB

Nnam Okoye

Nnam Okoye has successfully represented clients in adoption, guardianship, divorce and division of matrimonial property, child support, spousal support) and other family law matters. Prior to starting The Oak Law Firm, Nnam was a manager for legislation with the Government of Alberta. Before his arrival in Edmonton during a blizzard in January 2008, Nnam practised law for 7 years in Nigeria. Nnam can also help with employment issues and the defence of criminal charges.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· employment law
· administrative law
· adoption
· child protection
· civil litigation
· residential tenancy
· small claims

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· consultations
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at settlement conferences
· enforcing local and foreign judgments
· online- and telephone-based legal services
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

The Oak Law Firm
720-10150 100 Street Northwest
Edmonton, AB T5J 0P6
780-428-8848
nokoye@oaklawfirm.com

Onoferychuk, Rod · Calgary, AB

Rod Onoferychuk

Rod Onoferychuk was called to the bar of the Northwest Territories in 2004 and the Alberta bar in 2005. He practiced in the Northwest Territories for four years, primarily in corporate governance, aboriginal law and general solicitor’s work. Rod then relocated to Calgary and has spent the better part of the last ten years as a barrister, attending before tribunals and all levels of court in the province. Rod only takes steps on files that are necessary to advance his clients' positions. He communicates in a plain English, without using complicated legalese, and is fluent in Japanese. Rod spends his free time attending to lodge, acting as a director for a political party’s Calgary chapter, and powerlifting.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· child protection
· civil litigation
· debtor and creditor law
· insolvency, bankruptcy and foreclosure law
· legal research and writing
· shareholders disputes
· small claims

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for arbitration
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· enforcing local and foreign judgments
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· online- and telephone-based legal services
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Ellis Legal Group
140-301 14th Street Northwest
Calgary, AB T2N 2A1
403-879-1635
reo@ellislegalgroup.com

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Parmar, Sanjiv · Calgary, AB

Sanjiv Parmar

Sanjiv Parmar is a former Crown Counsel with Alberta Justice, practising primarily in child welfare work. He has extensive experience in mediations and trials. Sanjiv practises in child welfare, child representation, refugee and immigration law, family law, criminal law, and employment and human rights law.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· adoption
· adult guardianship and trusteeship
· child protection
· child specialist
· criminal law
· employment law
· human rights
· legal research and writing
· immigration and refugee law

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· arbitration
· calculating child support and spousal support
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Parmar Law
300-404 6th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 0R9
403-455-4349
sanjiv@parmarlaw.ca

Pollock, Tyler · Lethbridge, AB

Tyler Pollock

Tyler Pollock is truly passionate about family law and works hard to remain up-to-date on all things family law. Tyler obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Lethbridge in 2010 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary in 2015. While obtaining his Juris Doctor, Tyler competed in the American Bar Association Negotiation Competition, achieving first place, then continued on to compete in the regional competition in the United States. He has volunteered at the Student Legal Services Program run by the University of Calgary, gaining valuable, practical experience. Tyler sits on the board of the Lethbridge Bar Association, is a member of the Lethbridge Curling Club, and has volunteered with the Lethbridge College Public Legal Education Program.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· negotiation
· representation limited to a specific issue

Contact information:

Huckvale LLP
410 6th Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 2C9
403-328-8856
tp@huckvale.ca

Proudman, Ken · Edmonton, AB

Ken Proudman

Ken Proudman is a family law lawyer whose primary practice is dividing matrimonial property where a spouse owns a business, assisting business owners or their former spouses to calculate child or spousal support, and dealing with any other issues arising, such as parenting time. Ken regularly teaches other lawyers and separating parents, and has published several papers. He has argued at every level of court in Alberta. As separations involving business interests can be complex and expensive, Ken offers his services on a limited basis so that people with limited means can still obtain access to his business, tax, family law, and court knowledge.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· consultations
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Miller Boileau Family Law Group
10981 127 Street Northwest
Edmonton, AB T5M 0T1
780-482-2888
Ken@millerboileau.com

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Ravikumar, Sai · Edmonton, AB

Sai Ravikumar

Sai Ravikumar is experienced in family law, wills and estates, and civil litigation. She was admitted to the bar in 2016. While in law school, Sai volunteered with the civil and family law division of Student Legal Services. She assisted at Do-Your-Own Divorce Clinics, family law information sessions for the public and free family law clinics. Sai’s previous career was in biological research, and she brings with her the attention to detail and the focus on solutions that she learned as a researcher. Added to these are the empathy and compassion Sai has gained from her life experiences. Sai is open to negotiating settlements even in seemingly contentious disputes; she is also comfortable with taking matters to court. She has appeared in the Provincial Court and Court of Queen’s Bench. She welcomes Tamil-speaking clients.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· child protection
· wills and estates
· employment law
· civil litigation

Limited legal services offered:

· drafting documents
· drafting settlements and agreements
· reviewing documents
· appearing in court
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Round Table Law
1400-10665 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 3S9
587-525-5586
sai@roundtablelaw.ca

Razi, Farinaz · Calgary, AB

Farinaz Razi

Farinaz Razi has a thorough understanding of the legal process and family law matters and the skills to get things done efficiently and correctly. Her knowledge and practical approach inspires trust and confidence in her clients. Together with her team of talented, experienced and dedicated legal assistants, Farinaz delivers a high-level of customer care. Farinaz earned a Master of Arts Degree in 2003 from the University of Calgary, and later took her Law Degree from the University of Calgary as well. Farinaz was born in Iran and grew up in Germany. She is fluent in Farsi and German.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· arbitration
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· online- and telephone-based legal services

Contact information:

FRL
240-840 6th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 3E5
403-263-3855
f.razilaw@outlook.com

Reinhart, Aaron · Lethbridge, AB

Aaron Reinhart

Aaron Reinhart was born and raised in Saskatoon, and attended the University of Saskatchewan Law College. He has been practicing law for 5 years, with a focus in matrimonial law. North & Company is a full service law firm serving all of southern Alberta, and Aaron offers his services out of any of his office locations. Aaron understands that every client is different and makes it his goal to help navigate them through the complicated and emotional area of family law. Aaron is a trained mediator.

Area of practice:

· family law
· adoption
· adult guardianship and trusteeship
· child protection
· civil litigation
· legal research and writing
· real property
· small claims
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· online- and telephone-based legal services
· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· enforcing local and foreign judgments
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

North & Company
600-220 4th Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4J7
403-328-7781
areinhart@north-co.com

Ross, Allison · Sylvan Lake, AB

Allison Ross

Allison Ross has a practice focussing on all areas of family law, wills and estates, real estate, corporate, commercial, civil litigation and mediation. Allison received her law degree from the University of Alberta in June 2009 and was called to the bar in July 2010. She also has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree with a double major in marketing and entrepreneurship. Allison has practiced law in both Edmonton and Central Alberta. She is a registered collaborative family law lawyer and is the President of the Central Alberta Bar Society. Allison volunteers doing seminars with the Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· adoption
· adult guardianship and trusteeship
· business law
· civil litigation
· commercial leases
· contract law
· corporate and commercial law
· debtor and creditor law
· directors liability
· estate planning
· residential tenancy
· shareholders disputes
· small claims
· trusts
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· enforcing local and foreign judgments
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Rowanoak Law Office
201-110 Pelican Place
Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1K2
403-887-7300
allison.ross@rowanoaklaw.com

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Short, Renée · Airdrie, AB

Renée Short

Renée Short completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree (with distinction) from the University of Calgary in 2003 and then completed her Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Alberta in 2008. She was called to the bar in 2009. Family law is Renée's primary area of focus, both in contested and non-contested matters, including divorce, common-law separation, custody and parenting, grandparent contact, support issues, property division, and adoption. Renée has appeared regularly at the Provincial Court of Alberta and Alberta Queen’s Bench.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

· consultations
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting orders
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· appearing in court
· calculating child support and spousal support
· legal opinions and second opinions
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Renée E Short
1-118 Main Street
Airdrie, AB T4B 0R3
587-775-7702
renee@shortlaw.ca

Smith, Collin · Calgary, AB

Collin Smith

Collin Smith is a 12-year family-law veteran who works with his clients to help them separate and move on with their lives in constructive and positive ways. If there’s a positive and mutually-beneficial way for two parties to resolve their legal dispute, Collin will work to find and advocate for it. Collin is known for his quick and timely communication with his clients, something that he feels helps his clients feel secure in their paths forward. Outside of his client work, Collin is passionate about social justice and volunteers with non-profit organizations that address inequality and injustice.

Areas of practice:

· family law
· adoption
· child protection
· estate planning
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for arbitration
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing documents
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· arbitration
· enforcing local and foreign judgments
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· online- and telephone-based legal services
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Daunais McKay + Harms
2050-645 7th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 4G8
403-218-6514
smith@dmhlaw.ca

Stewart, Kelly · Sylvan Lake, AB

Kelly Stewart

Kelly Stewart has been practicing law for 15 years, primarily in the area of family law. She also practices in the areas of real estate, wills and estates and small corporate law. For her first 13 years, Kelly practiced in Calgary, Alberta and for the last two she has also practiced in Sylvan Lake, Alberta. Prior to obtaining her LL.B., Kelly received a Master’s in Public Administration and worked in the health care field for 5 years in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Her first degree was a Bachelor of Science and she practiced as a Registered Dietitian in Edmonton, Alberta for 5 years. Kelly has completed mediation training and provides mediation services privately and through Family Settlement Services and the Dispute Resolution Officer program.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· appearing at questionings
· appearing in court
· coaching for disclosure and discovery

Contact information:

Rowanoak Law Office
201-110 Pelican Place
Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1K2
403-887-7300
kelly.stewart@rowanoaklaw.com

Stokes, Tiffany · Edmonton, AB

Tiffany Stokes

Tiffany Stokes practices exclusively in the area of family law. Tiffany has appeared before administrative tribunals, Provincial Court, Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Court of Appeal of Alberta. She has experience in divorce, custody, guardianship, access, parenting, child support, partner and spousal support, property division, extrajurisdictional custody orders, adoption, and common law issues. Tiffany focuses her practice on negotiation and litigation.

Area of practice:

· family law

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· negotiation
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Gordon Zwaenepoel
104-10611 98 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5K 2P7
780-425-9777
t.stokes@gzlaw.ca

Summers, Brian · Edmonton, AB

Brian Summers

Brian Summers has been in a civil litigation practice with Dentons Canada LLP and its predecessors for 34 years and has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta.

Areas of practice:

· civil litigation
· insolvency, bankruptcy and foreclosure law
· shareholders disputes
· directors liability

Limited legal services offered:

· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

Dentons Canada
2900-10180 101 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 3V5
780-423-7312
brian.summers@dentons.com

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Taman, Francis · Calgary, AB

Francis Taman

Francis Taman is a hybrid practitioner, acting as both a barrister and solicitor. As a barrister, he works in the areas of residential and commercial foreclosures, insolvency and trusts, and wills and estates. He has been counsel on a number of significant decisions in the foreclosure area. Together with Ksena Court, he is the co-author of Alberta Foreclosure Blog and Alberta Insolvency Blog.

Areas of practice:

· insolvency, bankruptcy and foreclosure law
· wills and estates
· trusts

Limited legal services offered:

· all services in areas of practice

Contact information:

Bishop & McKenzie
1700-530 8th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 3S8
403-237-5550
ftaman@bmllp.ca

Tannahill, Aimee · Calgary, AB

Jim Taylor

Aimee Tannahill is an associate at RCMV LLP in downtown Calgary. Aimee received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary in 2006 and a law degree from the University of Alberta in 2010. Aimee has practiced family law exclusively since being called to the Alberta bar in the fall of 2011. Outside of her legal practice, Aimee enjoys playing netball, snowboarding, and running.

Area of practice:

· family law
· adoption
· legal research and writing
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· online- and telephone-based legal services
· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for arbitration
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· arbitration
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income

Contact information:

RCMV LLP
1100-734 7th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 3P8
403-930-3405
atannahill@rcmvlaw.com

Taylor, Jim · Sherwood Park, AB

Jim Taylor

Jim Taylor practices in the areas of family law and mediation. Jim concentrates on helping people through the most difficult situations they are faced with. He works to give practical, understandable advice and assistance while still protecting the interests of his clients. He is very straightforward and timely when dealing with clients and communicates effectively. Jim was a contributor for the Family Law Practice Manual and his memberships include the Law Society of Alberta, Alberta Family Mediation Society and the Canadian Bar Association.

Area of practice:

· family law
· legal research and writing

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Kurie Queck
600-800 Broadmoor Boulevard
Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4Y6
780-640-1212
jim@kqlaw.ca

Tupper, Megan · Edmonton, AB

Megan Tupper

Megan Tupper is a lawyer with Virk Law, located just west of the Edmonton downtown core on 124th Street. Although Megan’s practice involves frequent court appearances, she has a passion for drafting and the written aspects of litigation. She looks forward to assisting clients through the preparation of documents that help to meet each client’s specific needs and goals. Megan understands that litigation can be complex, but with precise, client-tailored assistance legal matters can become easier to manage.

Area of practice:

· family law
· wills and estates
· small claims
· civil litigation

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting and reviewing appeal documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing documents
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

Virk Law
10985 124 Street
Edmonton, AB T5M 0H9
780-758-8475
megan@virklaw.ca

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Wight, Darin · Medicine Hat, AB

Darin Wight

Darin Wight is is a Medicine Hat lawyer and mediator who is driven to bring clients closure, compensation, and success. Darin is persuasive in court because he is honest and direct, and is respected by judges and other lawyers. Darin listens compassionately, acts quickly, and communicates with clients regularly. He is a skilled mediator and passionate about empowering clients' decision-making, but also knows when it's time to go to court.

Area of practice:

· family law
· civil litigation
· contract law
· estate planning
· legal research and writing
· personal injury law
· real property
· residential tenancy
· small claims
· trusts
· wills and estates

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· coaching for appeals
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting orders
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· reviewing financial disclosure
· reviewing orders
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· entering orders
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· providing independent legal advice on agreements
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court and before tribunals
· appearing at questionings
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· mediation
· enforcing local and foreign judgments
· calculating child support and spousal support
· calculating property division
· calculating income
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

DW Law
205-578 3rd Street Southeast
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0H3
403-526-3231
dwlaw@telus.net

Worman, Adrianna · Calgary, AB

Megan Tupper

Adrianna Worman's practice focuses primarily in the areas of construction law including dispute resolution, construction litigation, builders liens, construction bonds and disputes that arise during the course of construction including scope and schedule changes and payment disputes. She was called to the Bar in 2009 and has appeared before the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, Alberta Provincial Court and in various alternate dispute resolution proceedings, including arbitration and mediation.

Area of practice:

· business law
· civil litigation
· commercial leases
· construction law
· contract law
· corporate and commercial law
· employment law
· legal research and writing
· small claims

Limited legal services offered:

· coaching for court appearances
· coaching for arbitration
· coaching for negotiation and mediation
· coaching for questionings
· coaching for disclosure and discovery
· coaching on filing and service
· drafting and reviewing documents
· drafting pleadings and other court documents
· drafting demand letters
· drafting settlements and agreements
· drafting powers of attorney and personal directives
· drafting wills
· reviewing documents
· reviewing settlements and agreements
· filing pleadings and other court documents
· consultations
· consultations on commencing or continuing proceedings
· legal research and writing
· legal opinions and second opinions
· appearing in court
· appearing at settlement conferences
· negotiation
· enforcing judgments
· contact to discuss other services

Contact information:

schuettlaw
200-602 11th Avenue Southwest
Calgary, AB T2R 1J8
403-668-9195
adrianna.worman@schuettlaw.com

 

 

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