Edmonton, Alberta T5M 2P3
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, few can boast more experience and training.
Lorraine’s education makes her uniquely suited for collaborative law. She has degrees in law and in family studies, certificates in conflict management and parenting coordination, and is a registered family mediator. This background provides her with insightful and practical expertise in legal family matters.
Lorraine does high-calibre 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 leveraging her education, experience, community involvement, and Catholic faith, she understands the added dimension of emotional pain suffered by those during a period of turmoil in their lives.
Professional Activities<b>Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton)</b> Chair, Past-Chair, Committee Chair, & Committee Member <b>Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association (CDAA)</b> Past Board Member <b>Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton)</b> Coach – Collaborative Law & Negotiation <b>University of Alberta Faculty of Law</b> Coach – Alternative Dispute Resolution <b>MacEwan University</b> Guest Instructor & Coach – Collaborative Law, Mediation, & Negotiation <b>Legal Education Society of Alberta</b> Coach – Mediation & Negotiation <b>Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society</b> Coach – Mediation & Negotiation <b>Law Society of Alberta Bar Admission Course</b> Guest Instructor – Negotiation <b>Alberta Justice Mediation Service</b> Co-Mediator – Civil Claims Disputes <b>Alberta Courts</b> Child Support Resolution Officer <b>Law Society of Alberta</b> Mediator – Fee Mediations
University of Alberta
Bachelor of Science (HEc), Family Studies
<b>University of Alberta</b>
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Alberta Family Mediation Society
Certificate in Parenting Coordination
Registered Family Mediator Designation
Alberta Arbitration & Mediation Society
Certificate in Conflict Management