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JANE HOFFMAN

Lawyer

Jane has a broad based Family Law practice. Her experience includes some challenging Hague and Mobility cases as well as Trial and Appeal work in all areas of Family Law and representation of clients in negotiated, mediated, and arbitrated settlements. Jane graduated from the University of Cape Town in South Africa in 1981 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Africa as an Attorney in 1983, with a practice in criminal, family, and insurance law, as well as volunteering her services as a member of Lawyers for Democratic Rights in Cape Town.

She immigrated to Canada in 1986, first to Saskatchewan and later to Calgary, taking a break from her legal practice to focus on her family. After completing her UCC requirements, she articled with the Crown Prosecutor’s office in Calgary and was called to the Alberta Bar in 1996. Since then, she has practiced exclusively in Family Law. Jane holds a current executive position on the Alberta Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), having been part of the steering committee that formed the Chapter.

Professional Associations
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
    • Alberta Chapter
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SHAMS AMIRY

Lawyer

Shams completed his BA in Political Science in 2010 at the University of Calgary, having graduated from the Honours and Co-operative Education Programs with distinction. In 2014, Shams earned his JD from the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary. During law school, Shams participated in numerous debate competitions, Student Legal Assistance, Student Appeals Committee, the Moot Times law school newspaper, and Ambulance Chasers law school soccer team. His articles at Calgary Legal Guidance exposed Shams to various areas of law, including: criminal law, family law, immigration law, administrative law, and landlord/tenant law. After completing his articles, Shams joined Hoffman Law in 2015, where he exclusively practices family law.

Shams strives to provide his clients with tailored, cost-effective solutions to their family law problems. Although he encourages his clients to resolve matters through alternative dispute resolution, Shams often advocates for his clients in Court, where he has had success at both the Provincial Court and Court of Queen’s Bench.

Professional Associations
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
    • Alberta Chapter

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            Calgary, Alberta

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