Divorce is one of the most difficult and stressful events anyone can experience. Lindsay’s passion is assisting people through this tumultuous experience in a manner that allows them to remain in control of their solution, minimize the conflict to which they and their children are exposed, preserve their assets and improve communication. Using mediation techniques tailored to client’s particular conflict level and matters in dispute, Lindsay maximizes the prospect for a mutually agreeable resolution. She works diligently to achieve efficient, effective and constructive results.
As a lawyer, Lindsay is a skilled litigator with extensive experience and success in chambers and trial advocacy. Lindsay prides herself on her client-centered approach and aims to ensure clients have the information they require regarding resolution options, relevant legal principles and procedures so that clients are able to make informed, educated and well analyzed decisions. Clients are able to actively participate in every aspect of their matter because they are kept fully informed through regular, prompt communication.
Lindsay is highly trained in alternative dispute resolutions. She has been a collaborative law lawyer since 2003 and a practicing mediator since 2007. Lindsay completed both her arbitration training and parenting coordination training in 2014. She has been involved in numerous mediations and arbitrations over the years and has trained with some of the best mediators in North America including Bill Eddy, renowned author and cofounder of the High Conflict Institute in California, and most recently with Don Philbin and Douglas Noll at Pepperdine University School of Law.
Lindsay completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy at the University of Calgary in 1996 and her Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Alberta in 1999. Lindsay was called to the Alberta Bar in July 2000 and has practiced exclusively in the area of divorce and family law since. Lindsay was the managing principal of the prestigious boutique family law firm of Daunais McKay Harms + Jones 2008 – 2015. She co-founded Jones Divorce Law LLP in 2016.
Lindsay volunteers with the Legal Education Society of Alberta as both an instructor of the Bar Admission Course and an evaluator of practical examinations for Bar Admission. Lindsay currently sits on the board of Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association and formerly sat on the board of the Association of Women Lawyers. Lindsay has also volunteered with Calgary Legal Guidance, Student Legal Assistance and the Mustard Seed.
Aside from the practice of law, Lindsay is a devoted mother who enjoys traveling, skiing, golfing and hiking.
- LAW SOCIETY OF ALBERTA
- CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION
- CALGARY BAR ASSOCIATION
- ALBERTA FAMILY MEDIATION SOCIETY
- ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION INSTITUTE OF CANADA
- ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION INSTITUTE OF ALBERTA
- ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONCILIATION COURTS
- ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN LAWYERS
- COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE ALBERTA ASSOCIATION
- INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLABORATIVE LAW PROFESSIONALS
- UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY: MOCK NEGOTIATIONS COACH