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Michael C. Good, LLB

Lawyer and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer

Michael Good
I have practised law in the city of St. Albert since 1986.

My preferred areas of practice are:

  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Residential Real Estate Sales and Purchases
  • Business Incorporations


I have enjoyed working with clients, realtors, and mortgage specialists, closing thousands of real estate transactions over the past 28 years. I also take pride in watching the businesses I’ve incorporated grow and succeed.

I am a Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer, a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and a past chair of the Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton). I have received thorough training in mediation and in the Collaborative Family Law process, and I have experience handling numerous Collaborative Family Law cases. I have been a guest lecturer on Collaborative Practice at the University of Alberta Law School, from which I graduated in 1985.

Wendy M. Phillips-Berard, BA, LLB

Lawyer and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer

I have been practising law since 1999 and in St. Albert since the spring of 2001, and I enjoy working with and meeting people in our area.

I have developed my legal practice in the areas of:

  • Family Law
  • Wills & Estates
  • Residential Real Estate


My preferred approach in family law matters is one of common sense, practical realities, and moderation. Learning new dispute-resolution skills and achieving my designation as a Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer have allowed me to offer clients one more option to consider when deciding how to address the issues that arise in times of family upheaval. In addition, I can help people entering into new relationships understand how to deal with property in the event of relationship breakdown, death, or incapacity and create a cohabitation, prenuptial, or marriage agreement that specifically addresses their individual needs.

I also have a keen interest in elder law issues, as well as helping people of all ages plan their estates in the event of death or incapacity.

To be competent in the above areas also demands a knowledge of common real estate issues. I am happy to assist people with moving to or from our area and with questions regarding real property rights.

Born in the St. Albert area and raised in rural northern Alberta, I now live just north of St. Albert with my husband and two daughters.