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Your search for Collaborative professionals, including family law lawyers, financial professionals, and family specialists, ends here

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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    Cassandra Jackson

    Cassandra Jackson completed her articles with Masuch Law LLP and became an associate lawyer with the firm in June 2017.

    Through her experiences, Cassandra has taken a keen interest in family law and has found the work extremely rewarding and fulfilling.  She believes that her obligation as a lawyer is to heal conflict and ensure that families are able to move forward in a stable and healthy manner.…

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    Kimberley Ketsa

    Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer

    A separation or divorce is an extremely emotional and stressful time. Kimberley listens to her clients, cares about their issues both legal and personal, and ensures their voice is heard throughout the legal process. With plenty of litigation experience in the family courts, Kimberley believes that fighting in court is very rarely in the best interests of the client.…

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    Ms. Eleanor K. Boddy Q.C.

    Family lawyer

    Eleanor has been practicing law for more than 45 years.  Since 1991, Eleanor has been a sole practitioner with her practice almost exclusively in family law.  She has been a registered collaborative family lawyer since 2005.  The collaborative process provides options to assist the parties reach a solution for settlement agreeable to both parties.  It employs other trained collaborative professionals to provide information and advice to the parties in reaching a settlement. …

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    Mr Paul Govenlock

    Collaborative 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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    Vincent Tong

    Family lawyer

    Vincent Tong was admitted to the Alberta Bar in September 2004.  Roughly half of his practice is family law, with the balance spread around general civil litigation, personal injury and wrongful death litigation, wills and estates, and real estate.  He obtained his BA (with distinction) in Political Science from the University of Alberta in 2000, spent a year on exchange at Royal Holloway College, University of London, and then graduated from the University of Alberta, Faulty of Law in 2003. …

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    Shannon K.C. Prithipaul

    I was a criminal defence litigator for 15 years before I started my collaborative practice in family law. While definitely not trial-shy, I am firmly convinced that court is not the best place to solve family law disputes. Children, parents, grandparents all may suffer harm when the couple’s dispute is not handled with sensitivity, respect and compassion.…

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    Loreen P. Brenneis

    Family lawyer

    Loreen graduated in 1995 from the University of Alberta and received her Bachelor of Laws with Distinction. Loreen began practicing in the area of family law when she joined Robinson and Company in Spruce Grove in 1996.

    Separation and divorce is an emotional time for the whole family. Loreen works with individuals in the most efficient way to reduce the financial and emotional stresses during their separation.…

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    Karim Mawani

    Karim has been practicing law for 26 years. He came to Collaborative Practice after realizing that litigation left behind too many fractured families. Karim recognizes that Collaborative Practice allows his clients to keep their integrity and self-esteem as they prepare for a new phase of their lives. He is particularly concerned for the parent child-relationship: “You never stop being a parent, and the way you can parent your children now influences the relationships they will have for the rest of their lives.”

    Karim wants his clients to be able to form new relationships that are better and stronger and to successfully co-parent.…

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    Dayna E. Kwasney

    Barrister & Solicitor, Mediator

    Originally from Athabasca, Alberta, I joined Quantz Law shortly after completing my Juris Doctor degree in 2014 from the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. I was called to the Alberta Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor in July 2015 and mainly practice in the areas of Family Law, Mediation, Real Estate, and Wills and Estates.…

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    Deanna Koebernick B.Sc.Ag., LLB, Q.Med.

    Family lawyer

    As a Registered Collaborative Family Law Lawyer and Qualified Mediator, I am committed to providing respectful and productive resolution through the Collaborative Process.  As a mother, I am passionate about resolving conflict in a way that prioritizes the needs and interests of children.  My priority is to support clients in creating solutions unique to their needs as individuals and as a family. …

     

    

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    Edmonton and area Collaborative Practice News and Information

    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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