Barbara J.H. Widdowson, QC
Senior Counsel

Widdowson Kachur Ostwald Menzies LLP

c/o Scott Venturo LLP, 801 6th Ave SW, Suite 2250
Calgary, AB T2P 3W2
Phone: (403) 930-5750
Fax: (403) 457-0211
E-mail: [email protected]
 
 
 

Now senior counsel and co-founder of WK Family Lawyers, Barbara J.H. Widdowson, QC, was one of the first practitioners of Family Law Alternative Dispute Resolution in Alberta. She has extensive experience in all areas of Family Law, including litigation, mediation and arbitration. Having practised family law exclusively since the early 1980's, she can be retained by both parties to act as a mediator or an arbitrator, or by a single party to act as Counsel, advocating on her clients' behalf. Barbara has been an instructor in Family Law for CPLED (the Bar Admission Course), and for the Red Deer College Family Law course. She has written articles and presented for the Legal Education Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association, the National Family Law Program and the National Judicial Institute. A fifth generation Calgarian, she articled to J.V.H. Milvain, Chief Justice of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Alberta. She was called to the Alberta Bar in 1976 and was awarded her Queen's Counsel designation in 2006. She has been active on Committees of the Law Society of Alberta, including the Family Law Advisory Committee, the Conduct Committee and the Trust Safety Committee.


Year Called to the Bar:1976 (AB)
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