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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.
Jack has been a lawyer for over 40 years. He is one of the most senior family law lawyers in Edmonton.
During his career Jack has obtained experience in many areas of the law including family law, civil and criminal litigation, real estate transactions, corporate matters and employment issues. Since 1990 Jack has concentrated his practice on the area of family law, and since 2002 in the area of Collaborative Divorce and Mediation.…
Heather’s focus is on helping people create solutions that work for them in a cost-efficient way, while preserving their assets and their important relationships. She named her firm after the star, Merak. It is one of the two stars in the Big Dipper that points the way to the North Star, which has long served as a landmark for travellers without a compass.…
Marla has been an integral part of the Collaborative Divorce movement in Edmonton, being one of the founding members of the Edmonton Association and spearheading the initial training in Edmonton in 2001 by bringing in the founder of Collaborative Divorce, Stu Webb. She continues her role with the Edmonton Association on an almost daily basis.
Having been influenced early on in her legal career by the mediation training she received over 30 years ago, Marla gave up court as an option well before the advent of Collaboration as a formal process.…
Andrea was born and raised in Camrose, Alberta. Andrea began her university career studying psychology at the University of Alberta, graduating with distinction in 2005. She went on to obtain her law degree at the University of Alberta in 2008. Andrea returned to Camrose in the summer of 2008 to article and practise law at Farnham West Stolee Kambeitz LLP.…
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. …
Member of the Law Society of Alberta since July 17, 2003
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Distinction – University of Alberta, 1999
Bachelor of Laws – University of Alberta, 2002
I am a partner and Rand & Company LLP and a certified Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer.
I was called to the Alberta Bar in 2003 and practice primarily Family Law.…
Renn Spence is a lawyer, mediator, and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer, whose practice focuses mainly on Family Law. Renn attended the University of Alberta for both his Undergraduate Degree and for law school. Renn articled at a large Canada wide firm in 2015, then worked for a boutique in the downtown area before moving to Verhaeghe Law in 2018.…
Suzanne is a Partner at Dalton Basaraba LLP and has been practicing Family Law in the Edmonton area since her admittance to the Alberta Bar in 2015. Suzanne received her Law Degree from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Indigenous Bar Association.
Suzanne is passionate about Family Law and is committed to assisting her clients navigate the turbulent waters of separation and divorce in the healthiest way possible by creating a forum where couples come to an appropriate solution in a cooperative way.…
Riley has been practicing law family law since 2009. Her professional life is dedicated to helping families navigate the issues that follow a relationship breakdown, including issues relating to parenting, finances and property division. Although Riley is an experienced litigator, she knows that going to court can be slow, stressful and costly. She believes that the best outcomes for families are achieved through a collaborative approach.…
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.…
So you are married or living together and one of you owns a property, and you are thinking about putting it in joint names. Tread carefully, this can be a minefield.
In my meetings with divorce and common law separation clients I observe that there are typically many divorces occurring at the same time for any one family experiencing separation.
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