The ultimate one-day divorce course for Albertans

Know more and stress less.

Divorce is one of life’s most challenging experiences. Having the information you need makes it easier.

Join us for a value-packed day of divorce fundamentals from law, psychology, and resolution experts who care. For your safety and privacy, the event will be live-streamed straight to your device, so you can attend from the comfort of your home or office.

Meet our speakers

Lily Rabinovitch

Family Lawyer + Mediator

Balbi & Company Legal Centre

Lily believes in meeting adversity with purpose and resilience. This philosophy drives her practical advice, zealous representation, and mediation approach. For her clients, this means increased clarity, understanding, and confidence as they move through the resolution process. Lily’s style is direct, practical, and personable. She values excellence and is committed to providing a superior client experience.

Dr. Jon Amundson


Amundson & Associates

Dr. Amundson has been in practice for over 30 years and is the founder of Amundson & Associates. His areas of specialty include children and adolescents, marital and family issues, mediation, custody and access, and forensic psychology.

Justice B.L. Rawlins

Retired Alberta Court Judge

Dispute Resolution Associates

Bonnie L. Rawlins has served 28 dedicated years of judicial service to the Court of Queen’s Bench, and to the people of Alberta. Throughout the years, Bonnie’s contributions to law reform have been extensive; she published several papers on estate and dependent adult law and assisted the government in the drafting of the Dependent Adults Act. Bonnie played an instrumental role in introducing Judicial Dispute Resolution at the Queen’s Bench in 1992 and was the most experienced Justice in the Court in this area on her retirement. 

Lonny Balbi, Q.C.

Family Lawyer, Mediator + Arbitrator

Balbi & Company Legal Centre

Lonny Balbi’s passion is educating clients to help them positively move forward. With over 37 years of experience, Lonny is an accredited mediator, arbitrator, and collaborative family lawyer. He has proven to be very effective in Court and has represented clients at all levels of Court in Alberta. Lonny is dedicated, always tries to think of a more creative way to reach a resolution, and understands the specific needs of his clients.

Help to reduce the conflict, stress and uncertainty of your divorce by getting quality information, as early as possible in your separation.

There are many other benefits to having a foundation of divorce knowledge:

✓ Maximize your opportunity for a fair and efficient resolution

✓ Dispel misinformation you’ve received and avoid legal missteps

✓ Mitigate your divorce conflict and improve communication

✓ Feel more confident as you move through the process

✓ Make informed decisions and have a plan

✓ Avoid unintended cost and delay

Divorce 101 is a comprehensive fundamentals seminar designed to give you a foundation of knowledge for a more positive divorce experience.

1. Have clarity about the divorce process and your resolution options

2. Learn about how to better navigate your emotional experience

3. Be familiar with key concepts and terms that we make easy to understand

4. Hear stories and insights directly from experienced divorce experts

5. Get tips and strategies to make your day-to-day life easier

6. Start thinking about your plan with expert guidance

7. Know the common divorce mistakes to avoid

8. Have your divorce information questions answered

9. Receive useful resources