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.
Jack’s broad experience, training, and expertise sees him working with clients who are most often business owners, executives, professionals, senior employees and retirees who are going through a separation or divorce. Jack works in the Collaborative model along with other Collaboratively trained professionals to avoid litigation and create unique settlements by using interest based negotiation. Jack’s practice also involves advising on and the preparation of Prenuptial Agreements and Cohabitation Agreements.
Jack is actively involved in the education of young lawyers and the continuing education of lawyers. He has presented papers to the legal profession on a variety of family law topics. He has been a family law speaker at many public forums, taught the Parenting after Separation Seminar for ten years and was a Child Support Resolution Officer for eight years.
Jack has served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton) for 6 years, and continues to be an active committee member.
In his spare time Jack enjoys his grandchildren, travel, curling, photography and woodworking. He has had Edmonton Eskimo Season Tickets since 1975.
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