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.
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.…
Tony has practiced Family Law for 35 years and has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta. He is a qualified mediator and arbitrator and has been a Collaborative Family Lawyer since its inception in Alberta in 2001. For several years, Tony taught family law, chambers advocacy and legal writing with the Legal Education Society of Alberta.…
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. …
Family lawyer, Practising Mediator, Arbitrator
Brent Rathgeber QC was called to the Alberta Bar in 1991. After eleven years in public office, Brent returned to the practice of law specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Besides being a Collaborative Family Lawyer, Brent is a Mediator and Arbitrator. Brent also hears property tax assessment appeals as a Member of the Edmonton Assessment Appeal Board.
In early June 2019, I had the pleasure of participating in a podcast interview with Catherine Potter to discuss the concepts of Collaborative Practice.
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.
The legal system is not designed for you, the individual. It’s designed for society as a whole.