Ken Proudman

Practice Areas:

  • Arbitration
  • Family

Admitted to the Bar:

  • Alberta, 2013

Education:

  • Juris Doctor Degree ( University of Alberta), 2012
  • Civil Trial Advocacy College (The Advocates’ Society), 2013
  • Harvard Negotiation Master Class (Harvard University), 2019

Professional:

  • Member, Better Business Bureau
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association – Family Business and Tax Sections
  • Edmonton Bar Association

Ken’s practice consists primarily of divorces and separations where there are businesses, farms, complex property, tax issues, appeals, legal research, or pre-nuptial agreements.

Ken has a lengthy history of involvement with businesses and farms. He began his career at an agricultural law firm, his undergraduate studies were at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Business, and he has operated a number of businesses himself. Before deciding to practice Family Law exclusively, Ken’s practice included corporate tax reorganizations and rollovers, purchases/sales of business interests, Civil Litigation, and Agricultural Law.

Ken was named one of the “Top 3 Divorce Lawyers” in Edmonton in 2018 by ThreeBestRated and has received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Much of his time outside of the office is devoted to his passion, teaching. Ken is employed by the University of Alberta Faculty of Law as a sessional instructor, where he teaches the Advanced Family Law course, and for multiple years he has also guest taught the Financial class of the Practice Issues in Family Law course. He has taught hundreds of other lawyers through a multitude of seminars for the Legal Education Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association. He taught the Parenting After Separation course to separated parents for 6 years, and presents a number of family law topics to the public through the Edmonton Community Legal Centre. He has authored a number of publications, including the Guideline Income Manual for Legal and Accounting Professionals, the Family Chambers Procedure Manual, and the Disclosure and Evidence Handbook for Family Law Support Staff. He is the founder of the lawyer education website FamilyCounsel.ca, and is part of the steering committee of the emerging Alberta Legal Coaches & Limited Services Society.

Phone:

(780) 414-5400

Email:

Ken@barrllp.com

Legal Assistant:

Chelsea King

cking@barrllp.com