Miguel Mejia represents clients in the field of Divorce, Family Law and Residential Real Estate Law. He has worked extensively in matters related to separation and helps clients resolve their post separation issues which include, but are not limited to, divorce, custody and access matters, child support, spousal support, and matrimonial property. He provides legal representation in various challenging high conflict matters. He also assists clients who reside in foreign jurisdictions such as the United States, Russia, Australia, Mexico, when possible.
Miguel helps his clients resolve their post separation issues through the process of mediation, arbitration, parenting coordination and has significant litigation experience at the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.
Miguel completed his undergraduate studies at Simon Fraser University in 2003. He then went on to study Law at the University of Saskatchewan where he obtained his LL.B. in 2007. Miguel completed his Articles at Salmon & Company and Squire Law. During his articles, Miguel was exposed to various areas of law, including, Civil Litigation, Taxation and Business Law, with a focus on Family and Divorce Law. Miguel gained valuable experience during his Articling year and received mentorship from two well respected and experienced lawyers – David Salmon and Gord Squire.
Miguel became a member of the Law Society of Alberta in October 2008 and began his career in area of Divorce and Family Law, and related fields at that time. In addition to his practice of Divorce and Family Law, Miguel also began to practice Residential Real Estate.
|Areas of Practice:
Custody and Access including high conflict matters
Matrimonial Property Law
Simon Fraser University
Law Society of Alberta
Mary received her Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor in 2010. While attending, Mary continued to be actively involved in the community as a case worker at the Community Legal Aid Office as well as a researcher at Pro Bono Student’s Canada. She also successfully completed the mediation program.
After graduating, Mary articled at a national law firm where she obtained experience in business, intellectual property, and advocacy. She was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada as well as the Law Society of Alberta in 2011. Thereafter, she worked both as in-house counsel as well as in private practice. Despite these foundational experiences, Mary was drawn to family law because it gave her the best opportunity to pursue her original goal of helping people every single day in a way that truly makes a difference.
Mary has represented clients in the Alberta Court of Justice, Court of King’s Bench of Alberta, and Court of Appeal of Alberta in a broad range of family law issues including child support, spousal support, parenting and property division. Mary is a trained mediator and works with parties who are unable to resolve issues to reach a mutually agreeable resolution in an equitable, efficient, confidential and cost-effective manner. Mary practices exclusively in family and divorce law.
University of Calgary
University of Windsor
Law Society of Alberta