Sheri L. Ferguson
Sheri was been practicing exclusively in the area of family law since 2008. Prior to that, she completed her articles at a large regional law firm and then practiced civil and commercial litigation at a national firm from 2006.
Sheri finds the practice of family law extremely rewarding. She in particular enjoys working with client on parenting issues, where she strives to maintain civility, reasonableness and a high level of respect and sensitivity to all parties involved. She has had success in applying a team approach to the resolution of family law disputes and enjoys close working relationships with outside experts such as childpsychologists, forensic accountants and business valuators.
Sheri has acted as counsel on major family law arbitrations and applications before the Court of Queen’s Bench and Provincial Court of Alberta (Family Division).
She believes strongly in the importance of mentoring junior lawyers and considers the opportunity to do so a great privilege. She was involved for several years in teaching the Alberta Bar Admissions Courts (CPLED). Since 2017, Sheri has acted as one of two advising lawyers in Family and Civil Law for the Student Legal Assistance Program at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, which is a law clinic staffed by law students who provide free legal representation to Calgary and area residents who care unable to afford a lawyer.
- University of Calgary LL.B. 2004
- McGill University M.L.I.S. 1995
- University of Calgary B.A. 1992
- Called to the Alberta Bar 2005
- Member, Law Society of Alberta
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Calgary Bar Association
- Member, Association of Women Lawyers
- Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
- Instructor, Alberta Bar Admissions Course (CPLED)
- Advising Lawyer, Student Legal Assistance Program at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law