"Bringing families to resolution with practical skills, advocacy and compassion."

- Brad Mustard

Brad Mustard

Brad practices as a family law lawyer with over 20 years of experience providing effective legal advice. His practice is largely mediation and arbitration of family law disputes, advising clients on how to quickly solve complex family law problems. Brad acts as an Arbitrator, Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, and Collaborative Lawyer to assist clients in reaching out-of-court resolution cost effectively and quickly.

His practice focuses on solving complex property and support matters, and creating parenting plans for families, to help parents better shelter children from conflict. Brad recognizes that an important goal of many clients is to avoid court, which can often create rather than solve problems. His years in court have ultimately taught him that going to court should be the last resort. Where litigation is necessary, he represents clients in court and in contested court hearings and arbitrations.

Brad received his Master of Laws (LLM), in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Law School in June, 2016. Brad is a regularly invited presenter in negotiation and mediation at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Law, and the Legal Education Society of Alberta. He was a co-instructor in the Dispute Resolution block week at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law from 2017 to 2020.

Brad has a long history of volunteering in Calgary and has served on several boards and organizations including:

  • Chair of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers
  • Chair of the Distress Centre Calgary
  • Board Member of the Veterans Transition Network.


Brad is currently contributing within the Family law profession and serves as the Chair with the Canadian Bar Association – Family Law South subsection, member of the CBA National Family Law Sub Section, Member of the Judicial Advisory Committee on Improving Family Law Court Processes, and Board Member of the Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society (AAMS).

He is appointed to act as a Dispute Resolution officer at the Calgary Courts Center.

Please contact Brad directly or his assistant, Kerri, if you wish to book a consult or mediation/arbitration.

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Contact Assistant

Kerri Drake

Education

  • University of Alberta, LL.B., 2000
  • Osgoode Hall, LLM (Dispute Resolution)  2016

Bar Call

  • Alberta Bar: 2001

Awards

Best Lawyers – Recognized since 2022 – Practice Areas Family Law, Family Law Mediation


Doyles Guide – Recognized listing since 2017 of Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers.


We are ranked #1 in Alberta, and #2 in Canada as the most recommended Family Law Firm according to the Globe and Mail