Pierre V. Lamoureux, B.A. Distinction, LL.B.
Pierre was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. He received his B.A. degree from Faculté Saint-Jean of the University of Alberta in 1979. After marrying Joanne and touring the country for two years,writing, producing and performing in musical reviews on the French-speaking history of Western Canada, Pierre received his LL.B. degree from the Université de Moncton in 1987. He and Joanne returned home to Alberta to raise their family and Pierre practiced law in Edmonton until they moved to St.Paul, Alberta in 1996 where he has practiced law to the present.
Pierre enjoys promoting public legal education and professional public service as a past President and active member of the Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Alberta, a member of the Canadian Bar Association, and active member of the North-East Alberta Bar Association.
He also enjoys, with Joanne, being active members of the St.Paul Roman Catholic Cathedral faith community and francophone community of St. Paul where he served 3 years as President of l'Assocation canadienne-française de l'Alberta. He is the founding President of the Lakeland Cross Country Ski Club and is an avid weekend warrior on skinny skis. He has completed the Canadian Birkebeiner ski marathon with pack three times. He enjoys trying to beat his previous year's time despite being one year older!
Pierre has a busy and successful practice of general family law. His practice includes litigation prevention and family estate planning by negotiation of Pre and Post Nuptial and Cohabitation Agreements and Court applications for Adoption Orders. He practices mainly dispute resolution of post separation family law issues including parenting re-structuring ("custody and access"), determination of child support and of spousal support, and division of property of both married individuals and of adult interdependent partners. He is a certified Collaborative Family Law practitioner, a mediator trained in interest-based negotiation, and also conducts pre-litigation settlement conferencing ("4-way lawyer-assisted client settlement meetings") as well as practicing traditional adversarial litigation. Pierre's practice also includes real estate, corporate and commercial transactions, and preparation of wills, enduring powers of attorney, and personal directives.