Dunphy Best Blocksom LLP is a small, full service law firm delivering a unique blend of personal, leading legal expertise for over 40 years.

What We Can Do for You
We want you to experience our unique blend of personal, reliable service from a team with leading legal expertise. To us, personal service means the lawyer or lawyers working for you also work to understand you. We respond quickly and efficiently to your needs and keep you informed of your affairs at all times. We can do this because we’re small and highly focused. Combined with this, our highly regarded professionals bring their market leading knowledge to the work we do for you.

Whether you’re an individual, small and medium-size enterprise or a large corporation, we can offer you leading service in a full range of practice areas.

Who We Are
We’re a small team of highly regarded professionals. Our philosophy and identity is rooted in the values of attachment and dedication to our clients and our community.

We have carefully built and developed our team to ensure our standards for personal, reliable service from leading professionals is maintained so that we can offer you the right service to match your needs.

We constantly develop our skills in serving you through our rigorous In-House Training Program. Outside the firm, our lawyers are known for their work in delivering legal education by teaching at the University of Calgary, the Bar Admission Course, the Legal Education Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association.

We are actively involved in the community. We have been making a difference through the volunteer commitment of our professionals to numerous boards, societies and charitable organizations. This commitment to our community remains a fundamental priority and forms an integral part of the Dunphy Best Blocksom LLP philosophy.
Management & Demographics
Management & Personnel
Office Manager
Zachary A. Carson
Alicia D. McLelland
Family Law
Wendy E. Best, KC
Family Law
Patricia L. Blocksom, KC
Assisted Negotiations/Mediation and Arbitration with a primary focus in Family Law. Estates and Civil
Kyra Bradley
Family Law/Civil Litigation
Madison Brush
Family Law
Nicole Dechaine
Family Law
Christopher Dormer
Employment and Labour Law/Corporate Commercial Disputes/Shareholder Remedies/Administrative Law/Collections/Construction Litigation, including Builders' Lien Matters/Trademark and Copyright Protection
Fulvio M. Durante
Corporate and Commercial/Financial Services/Wills and Estates/Real Estate
Catherine Gerrits
Taxation/Wills and Estates/Corporate and Commercial
Khatera Haidery
Family Law/General Litigation
Paul Kurceba
Business and Corporate/Adult Guardian and Trusteeship/Property and Real Estate/ Wills and Estates/Collections
Caroline P. Lee, KC
Family Law
Aaron D. Martens, KC
Family Law/Mediation/Arbitration/Collaborative Law/Adoption
Sarah Nasser
Family Law/General Litigation
Cassidy Newfield
Civil Litigation/Employment Law/Collections
Mark R.D. Sawyer
Corporate and Commercial/Wills and Estates/Residential and Commercial Real Estate
Gordon Sterchi, KC
Family Law/Surface Rights Law/Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation
Jason L. Wilkins
Family Law/Civil Litigation
Beth Younggren
Corporate and Commercial Litigation/ Contract Disputes/Construction Litigation, including Builders' Liens/Real Estate Litigation/Oil and Gas Litigation/Employment Law/Collections/Private International Law/Alternative Dispute Resolution
David F. Younggren, KC
Civil Litigation/Corporate and Commercial Litigation/Wrongful Dismissal/Real Estate Litigation/Builders' Liens/Collections/Shareholders' Disputes
Sandy A. Vander Ziel
Family Law/Mediation and Arbitration/Collaborative Law/Parenting Coordination

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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

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