Michelle Bailey specializes in family law. In addition to resolving complex property division, Michelle is keen to preserve good will for parents as they move forward in their lives. She helps clients craft a new family model centered on the best interests of their children.
Michelle also provides mediation services for clients. This side of her practice helps inform the more contested aspects of family law disputes.
Michelle has had the privilege of working with, and being mentored by, some of the finest lawyers in Calgary. She has maintained excellent relationships with other family law lawyers in the Calgary community, which results in respectful, efficient and cost effective processes for clients.
Michelle graduated with distinction from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Law in 2002. She articled with a prominent international law firm and was called to the Alberta Bar in 2003.
Michelle’s first degree in Small Business Management provides her with a solid foundation for understanding the nuances and challenges involved when a family has a closely held company in the center of a family law dispute. This is a specific area of interest for Michelle.
Michelle is an active volunteer in the legal community. She participates in and writes papers for seminars and conferences. It is important to Michelle to continue to stay up to date with developments in this area of law, as well as the disciplines that impact families in the midst of change such as psychology, parenting, financial and tax planning, and more.
Michelle has a wide range of interests, but primarily enjoys time with her family including her husband and three daughters.