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This directory of Collaborative professionals in Edmonton and area provides the quickest and easiest way to find the qualified professionals you need to obtain a divorce or separation without going to court and needing to deal with all the associated costs and stress.

No two people will need the same support — you may need a collaboratively trained divorce lawyer and a financial planner, another couple may need a mental health therapist for counselling services and a collaborative divorce coach.  Yet another couple may just need a family law lawyer who knows how to help a couple through a collaborative divorce.

You have multiple search options (All, Family Lawyers, Financial Professionals, Family Specialists).   You can also search by Postal Code if you are interested in “finding a Collaborative  Professional in my area”, or by name and keyword.

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    Susan J. Rawlings

    Family Lawyer

    Susan Rawlings grew up in North Edmonton and has always lived in Edmonton.   Her parents were in the health care industry and when Susan was young, she decided to complete her Bachelors of Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Science.  She worked in the laboratory industry for 9 years when she made the switch to law.  Originally, her decision to become a lawyer was completely idealistic and she wanted to save the environment. …

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    Diane Ferrante

    Family Lawyer

    Diane C. Ferrante is a partner at Duncan Craig LLP in the litigation group with a focus on family law and insurance & risk management.

    In her family practice, Diane has been involved in matters dealing with child support, custody, parenting time, mobility, division of property and spousal and partner support claims. Diane is a registered collaborative family lawyer and a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), a member of the Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton) (ACFP), and a member of the Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association (CDAA).…

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    Mr Paul Govenlock

    Family Lawyer

    Meet Paul Govenlock, a Collaborative Family Lawyer with an expertise in Interest Based Negotiations and a strong interest in understanding human stories and problem solving complex issues.

    Paul is a regular guy with a strong sense for equity, fairness and the central issues that matter most in his clients’ lives. His commitment to minimizing the emotional, social and economic consequences of divorce ensures that his clients’ needs are prioritized from the very first meeting to the last.…

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    Megan Tupper

    Family Lawyer

    Megan was called to the bar in 2014 has been practicing Family Law with Virk Law since her articles. She is also active in the Edmonton Family Law community, having joined the Executive for the Canadian Bar Association’s Family Law North Section as the Legislation Review Officer in 2017. Megan has recently expanded her family practice to include collaborative divorce and mediation.  …

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    Kathy Drouin-Carey

    Family Lawyer

    Kathy is a bilingual (English/French) lawyer who is passionate about collaborative law and helping families. She knows that collaborative divorce is often less stressful than the court system, and children are better protected from conflict. Understanding people, their families, and personal circumstances plays an integral role in all aspects of her practice. With a strong background in customer service and business, and driven by a strong desire to help people, Kathy understands the importance of client engagement, open communication and accountability.…

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    Ms. Crystal A. Lawrence

    Family Lawyer

    Crystal was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago but immigrated to Canada to pursue her tertiary level education. She completed her Law Degree at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia and was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2008. She then relocated to Edmonton, and was called to the Alberta Bar in 2010. Crystal practices in the areas of family, criminal and immigration law and has developed her negotiation skills while navigating these three distinct areas of law.…

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    Melissa Bourgeois

    Family Lawyer

    Interested in legally uncoupling but unsure as to how to go about it?

    Know that your relationship has come to an end but afraid of what it all means?

    Legal separation or divorce is no easy process. It comes with many complex emotions, including a large amount of fear and grief.

    What you may not realize though, is that it is also a unique opportunity for you to recreate a new life for yourself that is filled with self-empowerment, joy and peace.…

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    Patricia Hebert

    Family lawyer

    I am a lawyer, mediator and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer in private practice with the firm of Gordon Zwaenepoel in Edmonton, Alberta. Since my admission to the Alberta bar in 1995, I have practiced solely family law with a focus on children.
    Before private practice, I worked with Alberta Justice and the Family Law Office of Legal Aid, where I developed a depth of experience in family cases. …

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    Leslie Pearson MC, R.Psych

    Family specialist

    Leslie specializes in working with children and adolescents. Leslie is currently completing her play therapy certification and has completed all of the educational requirements through the Canadian Association of Play Therapy (CAPT). She also has training in other creative approaches, such as sandplay, that she uses with all age groups. Leslie has training in Animal Assisted Play Therapy (AAPT) and works with Carl the Labradoodle on a part time basis.…

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    Nora LeBlanc

    Family Lawyer

    I have been assisting individuals and families with resolving issues arising as a result of family breakdowns for over 25 years, primarily in the Edmonton area but also briefly in Long Island, New York. I have been a member of the Law Society of Alberta since 1994, a member of the New York State Bar since 2001 and a Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer since 2015.…

     

    

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