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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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    Margaret Weir Andreassen

    Family lawyer

    Margaret enjoys working with her clients to resolve their issues in a timely and respectful fashion. Her goal is to provide practical, knowledgeable and compassionate guidance, and to help educate and empower her clients to make good decisions. Margaret is a rural practitioner with a focus on family law.
    Margaret graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1981.…

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    Wendy M. Phillips-Berard

    Family lawyer

    I assist people with many of the day-to-day legal issues facing families, including transitioning through a separation, planning for death or incapacity, and purchasing and selling family homes. I am very interested in helping people sort through the confusion and uncertainty around a major life change, in educating them about their legal rights and obligations and supporting them in finding a new path forward.…

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    Kier Wilson

    After numerous years of “fighting it out” in court, it became clear to Kier that there must be a better way to resolve family files. After learning that sumo suits and foam bats were not likely going to catch on as a means of dispute resolution, Kier became trained and registered in the practice of collaborative family law.…

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    Mr. Michael C. Good

    Family lawyer

    I have been practicing law in the City of St.Albert for 32 years. Divorce ranks as one of the most stressful experiences that a person can have in life.  I help clients create realistic options for settlement and work for them but also for their divorcing partner which is the essence of interest based negotiation. I believe in being efficient while attending to detail and weighing the big picture against short term gains. …

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    Sid Kobewka

    Family lawyer

    35 years ago I decided to pursue a career in law because I felt that practising law would give me greater opportunity to help people in meaningful ways and provide me with direct feedback about whether my help was effective.  Practising law has been has been engaging, challenging and rewarding.  I have had the opportunity to help people at times when they have significant difficulties and are in great need of help.…

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    Kirk Laird

    Family Lawyer

    Kirk believes that the Collaborative process gives control to the client in creating an agreement that works for them. He strives to work within the Collaborative process to reach resolutions that are more timely and cost-efficient than resolutions obtained through the court system.

    Kirk Graduated from the University of Alberta with a Juris Doctor in 2013.…

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    Susan J. Rawlings

    Associate

    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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    Rhyannon O’Heron

    Rhyannon was called to the bar and joined the firm in 2014. She is aware that family law matters can be painful and trying. Her goal is to provide her clients with the competent and compassionate legal guidance needed to help manage their emotions and effectively resolve their family law matters through negotiation, settlement, and when necessary litigation.…

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    Heather Malaryk

    Heather is new to collaborative family law but feels like she has found her home in the process. Her focus is on helping people create solutions that work for them in a cost-efficient way, while preserving their important relationships. She believes that families are their own experts and with some guidance, can come up with their own best resolutions.

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    Bruce Russell Reid

    Family Lawyer

    Bruce Reid is a lawyer, mediator, Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer, and partner at Long Family Law Group LLP. He has worked with our firm in many capacities since 2008, full-time in the summers and part-time during the school years. He began his tenure with us as a filing clerk, but his role evolved quickly.

    Bruce is an Acadian Maritimer transplanted to Alberta, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts and obtained the distinction of First Class Honours.…

     

    

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    Podcast: What is Collaborative Practice?

    Deanna Koebernick | June 25, 2019

    In early June 2019, I had the pleasure of participating in a podcast interview with Catherine Potter to discuss the concepts of Collaborative Practice.

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    Comfort in Finances

    Holly Brady | June 21, 2019

    The word finance evokes so many emotions in people that it can stop you in your tracks. Add in the word divorce and it becomes debilitating to a lot of people.  The basic fear of not knowing what the end result will be can create more havoc, conflict, time loss, and ultimately, higher costs to reach a resolution.

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    You are a person first – by Anna Priemaza

    ds_info | June 7, 2017

    The legal system is not designed for you, the individual. It’s designed for society as a whole.

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