A savvy and knowledgeable family law lawyer in Calgary, Alison believes that mediation and negotiation should be the primary method for dispute resolution strategy and that collaboration between the clients and lawyers is a valuable option for coming to an acceptable resolution for the parties involved. She is passionate about finding solutions for her clients both inside and outside the courtroom and works hard to ensure that throughout the process the focus is kept on your family, not who’s right and who’s wrong.
Alison understands divorce and custody disputes can be a very upsetting and a difficult time in your life, and her experience and knowledge in mediation, negotiation, and arbitration helps her to guide her clients through the process and avoid impulsive reactions.
Skilled in a variety of areas of family law, Alison drafts separation, cohabitation and prenuptial agreements providing efficient and effective settlements. Practicing collaborative law, or in times when a resolution cannot be reached through mediation or negotiation, Alison has successfully appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Court of Appeal for custody, access, and matrimonial property actions.
Alison is also a practicing mediator and arbitrator for matters with or without counsel present.
She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Calgary Bar Association, Registered Collaborative Family Lawyers, Alberta Family Mediation Society and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Alberta (ADRIA).
University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), 2001-2003
- Ms. Chickloski gave up valuable personal time and several weekends to successfully find answers for my case while dealing with the pressing condensed last-minute deadlines. She dedicated her self to helping a Full time Mom get back to work, while cleaning up a very messy Do‑It‑Your‑Self‑Divorce gone wrong. A very realistic estimate was presented at start with a clear knowledge of the direction my case would go. I am thankful for the direct approach and the sensitivity shown.
- I found Alison Chickloski to be great in every way, Her firm is courteous and they respond to questions efficiently and promptly. She is great at understanding a clients needs and doing her homework to get the best possible solutions. I plan on using her firm for all future legal needs.
- With my 14 years of experience with lawyers throughout my divorce and child support issues, I finally met an amazing lawyer who was not out to rack up my bill and drain me financially to end up with unsatisfied results. Alison Chickloski has been my lawyer since 2011 ( 8 years) and has been outstanding in streamlining my issues and knowing exactly what to stay focused on at the same time being very mindful of keeping my costs to a minimum without jeopardizing my case. Alison has won all of my court cases to which have been hugely in my favor to the last one knowing how to negotiate with the other party to avoid hefty court costs. Ensuring my children’s wellbeing was in place and myself should the other party not honor promises made to the children as they are now young adults in post-secondary. You want a lawyer that is well known for their integrity, no nonsense, firm and respected by the judges, Alison Chickloski is that and more!!!