Find a Collaborative Family Professional

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 family specialist for counselling services and a divorce coach.  Yet another couple may just need a family law lawyer who knows how to help a couple through a collaborative divorce.

Divorce Coaches are licensed therapists who have specialized training in the area of divorce/separation. They help clients address intense emotional issues that often create barriers in settling disputes during this challenging time. They will assist the individual by providing them with resources, education, and information, while helping develop positive stress management, effective communication, and conflict-resolution skills. Divorce Coaches can also assist with clarifying the individual’s needs, interests, and concerns to prepare them to advocate for themselves in team meetings. This keeps the process moving forward, but also supports the development of long-term healthy coping as the family continues to live in two-households.

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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    Renee Moore

    Family Lawyer

    Over the past 15 years, Ms. Moore’s love of the law and eagerness to assist people has found her at the boardroom table or before the Court.  After earning three degrees and having been admitted to three Canadian Bars, she continues to be approachable and hard-working in the interest of justice.  Ms. Moore is the founding lawyer of New Beginning Law— created to be a unique environment.…

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    Shannon Gunn Emery

    Family Lawyer

    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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    Amanda M Lindberg

    Family Lawyer

    EDUCATION

    Amanda received her B.Sc. (1999) and her B.A. (2003) from the University of Alberta before attending law school and graduating with an LL.B. in 2006. Amanda articled and subsequently practiced in Edmonton.

    PRACTICE

    Amanda is an experience and compassionate lawyer who represents individuals and companies in a wide variety of litigation matters including construction, corporate, employment, family and personal injury matters, estate and real estate matters.…

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    Amanda Baretta

    Amanda Baretta graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in 2011, articled with Legal Aid Alberta and Cochard Johnson, and was called to the bar in 2012. She has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since this time and is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law, a firm which she co-founded with four other family law practitioners in 2017.…

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    Tracy C. Brown

    Family Lawyer

    I am the principal lawyer with Brown Law Group, a Family & Divorce Law firm in Edmonton.  I would describe myself as a passionate and compassionate advocate for reasonable resolutions in family disputes, guided by fairness and the ‘best interests of children’.  I have never shied away from the Courtroom, but I will first work tenaciously to assist Clients avoid Court.  …

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    Alan Burant, CPA, CA, CBV

    Financial professional

    Alan is President of both the valuation firm, Burant Valuation & Business Advisory Inc., and the accounting firm, Alan Burant CPA, CA, CBV Chartered Professional Accountant.  He has over 25 years’ experience in public accounting, including over 20 years focused on business valuation, legal support, financial modelling, financial advisory and transaction advisory mandates.

    Alan has provided professional valuation services for organizations in a diverse range of industries and for a variety of purposes.  …

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    Renn Spence

    Family Lawyer

    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.…

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    Russel Schmidt

    Family Lawyer

    Russel was called to the Bar in 2014. He began his career in Criminal Law and now practices exclusively in the area of Family Law. While he is comfortable in the courtroom, he is particularly adept at finding solutions for his clients outside of the court process. To that end he has recently expanded his practice to include Collaborative Family Law and Mediation because he recognizes that very often the best solutions to family conflict are those generated by the people directly involved.

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    Carolyn Grogan

    Family Lawyer

    I am a registered collaborative family lawyer in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I truly believe that a collaborative approach to your legal matters helps you maintain your integrity while standing up for what you need. It not only reduces bitterness and hostility, but enables you to move forward to a more hopeful future.

     

    

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    Edmonton and area Collaborative Practice News and Information

    Avoid the “Prisoner’s Dilemma” in your separation

    James Samaroden | January 18, 2024

    The Prisoner’s Dilemma is a simple yet powerful thought experiment. Imagine two people, let’s call them Alice and Bob, who are accused of committing a crime together. They are arrested and placed in separate cells with no way to communicate.

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    Fair Settlement

    divorceseparationca | May 3, 2023

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    Neutral Financial Experts Save You Money

    James Samaroden | April 26, 2023

    When going through a Collaborative Family Law (CFL) process, it is important to have a team of professionals to support both parties in reaching a fair and equitable settlement. One key member of this team is the neutral financial professional.

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