Lisa M. Dewar, Family Law and Medation  
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MEET Lisa M. Dewar, B.A., LL.B., M.A.(Ed.)


  • B.A. in Psychology (1980, U.B.C.)
  • LL.B. (1983, U. Vic.)
  • M.A. in Education/Counselling (2001, S.D.S.U.)

Law Related Service

  • Practicing family law in the Vancouver area (1985-2005) and since 2012, and in Manitoba (2006-2012)
  • Law Firm started in 1985 (incorporated in B.C. 1990)
  • Contract counsel for Attorney General of B.C. (1990-2002 & 2004-2005)
  • Certified Family Law mediator (since 1994, accredited again 2013)
  • Canadian Bar Association member (1984 to 2005)
  • Member of the Law Society of British Columbia (since 1984)
  • Member of the Law Society of Manitoba (since 2006)
  • Fraser Valley Bar Association (1990-2005)
  • Qwi:qwelstom, Sto:lo Nation Justice (1999-2005)
  • Member of Family Mediation Canada (since 2001)
  • Member of Lower Mainland Collaborative Association (since 2013)
  • Member of Westminster Family Bar Association (since 2015)

Community Service

  • Member of Board of Community Services Society (Mission, B.C., 1990-1993)
  • Member of Amnesty International (Mission, B.C., 1994-2000)
  • President of H.O.M.E. Society (Abbotsford, B.C., 2002-2005)

    Our Promise to You...
    to provide quality and competitive legal services;
    to be caring, capable, loyal, efficient and trustworthy;
    to provide experience and skills in:

    (a) collaborative practice and mediation,
    (b) negotiation and litigation,
    (c) circle facilitation,
    (d) effective conflict management,
    (e) communication and counseling,
    (f) drafting and research (Carswell)

Our Promise: to provide caring, capable,
efficient and trustworthy service





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