Edmonton, Alberta T6C 2C8
Lorraine provides the opportunity for clients to reach amicable settlements to legal disputes through the non-adversarial models of collaborative practice law and mediation. She empowers clients to create solutions that promote harmony, peace, and recovery, so that they can move forward with their lives.
Lorraine is a pioneer and champion in the field of collaborative law. As one of the first collaborative practice lawyers in Alberta, she has extensive experience and training.
Lorraine’s education makes her uniquely suited for collaboration, mediation, and arbitration. She has degrees in law and in family studies, certificates in conflict management and arbitration in parenting coordination. Lorraine is a registered family mediator and practicing arbitrator. Her background and training benefit her clients with knowledgeable, insightful, and practical expertise in legal family matters.
Lorraine does high-caliber work. Through an attentive, intuitive, and thorough approach, she provides clients with quality representation and advice.
Ultimately, Lorraine makes clients feel comfortable and at ease. By drawing on her education, experience, and skills, she helps her clients move past the emotional pain during a period of turmoil in their lives to focus on a peaceable settlement for a brighter future.
Professional Activities– International Academy of Collaborative Professionals – Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association – Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton) – Alberta Family Mediation Society – ADR Institute of Alberta (ADRIA) – ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC)
University of Alberta
Bachelor of Science (HEc), Family Studies
University of Alberta
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton)
– Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer, 2001
– Past Chair, 2007, 2008
Alberta Arbitration & Mediation Society
– Certificate in Conflict Management, 2011
Alberta Family Mediation Society
– Registered Family Mediator Designation, 2012
– Certificate in Arbitration for Parenting Coordination, 2013
Court of Queen’s Bench
– Child Support Resolution Officer
Legal Education Society of Alberta & University of Alberta
– Past coach/instructor negotiation & mediation training courses