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Our Lawyers

Demas Schaefer has a dedicated team of lawyers and paralegals that are equipped to help you through your divorce and separation. We know that choosing the right lawyer is paramount for a client – you need someone you can rely upon when things are at their worst and that you can trust to be at their best. Get to know our people and trust us to do right by you.

Mark Demas
Partner / Lawyer / Mediator / Collaborative Lawyer

Mark Demas

Mark is a co-founder of Demas Schaefer Family Lawyers. Mark practices in all areas of family law, including divorce, custody, child support, family property, spousal support, and marriage agreements.
Sean Schaefer
Partner / Lawyer / Mediator

Sean Schaefer

Sean is a co-founder of Demas Schaefer Family Lawyers. Sean has experience in all areas of family law with a focus on divorce, family property disputes, parenting, custody, and support. Adoptions also play a key role in Sean's practice.
Jaskiran Bajwa
Lawyer

Jaskiran Bajwa

Jaskiran specializes in high conflict family disputes and divorces. Jaskiran has a deep understanding of the complexities and high emotions that come with being involved in legal disputes.
Graeme Kluge
Lawyer

Graeme Kluge

Graeme’s approach to resolving family law matters is fair but firm. He prides himself on tailoring his approach to the needs of his clients and their families. 

Our Legal Assistants

Sue Kelly
Legal Assistant

Sue Kelly

Sue has over 25 years of experience working as a paralegal and family law legal assistant. Sue loves helping clients navigate the legal system and overcome hurdles they face in their divorce and separation.
Tanya Schofield
Legal Assistant

Tanya Schofield

Tanya is an experienced legal assistant and paralegal. Tanya has over 10 years of experience as a Senior Judicial Clerk and non-presiding Justice of the Peace as well as almost another 10 years of experience in private practice.
Kyla Baker
Legal Assistant

Kyla Baker

Kyla has 15 years’ experience as a family and divorce legal assistant and paralegal. Since moving to Edmonton in 2006 from Newfoundland, Kyla has worked both in large and small practices.

What's New

Child Support in Shared Parenting – Macdonald v. Brodoff

Child Support in Shared Parenting – Macdonald v. Brodoff

Calculating child support is usually pretty straight forward when one parent is the primary parent – determine income, number of children, then look it up in the guidelines. However, when you are in a shared parenting arrangement, child support is governed by section 9 of the Federal Child Support Guidelines.

Post-COVID-19 Access to Justice and Procedure

Post-COVID-19 Access to Justice and Procedure

During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Courts in Alberta have altered their operations, policies and procedures with a view to helping to contain or prevent the spread of COVID-19 while maintaining, as much as possible, access to justice.