Sasha joined Foster LLP in 2013, after working for a prominent civil litigation firm in 2012. Sasha practices in all areas of family law and is focused on obtaining efficient and cost-effective solutions for her clients. She has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.
Sasha obtained her J.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2014. In 2010, she graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (with distinction) and a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies (with distinction). She graduated with the highest academic standing in the Eastern Religion Stream.
Prior to attending law school, Sasha worked for Alberta Justice as a Case Management Clerk in Provincial Criminal Court. She has also worked for Hull Child and Family Services, and has experience working with children of diverse cultural backgrounds, social challenges and developmental delays.
Sasha’s practice primarily includes family property matters, cohabitation and prenuptial agreements, divorce and separation agreements, parenting and high conflict parenting matters, as well as child support and spousal support matters.
Sasha has expertise in emergency protection matters and has experience in dealing with criminal domestic charges. She also has specialized training in child representation, child protection matters, and child development.
Sasha is an experienced litigator and has conducted trials and viva voce hearings in both the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Provincial Court of Alberta. She always attempts to resolve all matters through settlement conferences, mediation or Judicial Dispute Resolution; however, she will not shy away from challenging cases that require Court Applications.
Sasha is presently the Co-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Children and Youth Section, a member of the Family Law section and the Alternative Dispute Resolution section. She recently presented at the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association on the introduction of the Family Property Act.
Sasha also volunteers at the Women’s Centre legal clinics.