Mr. Barkauskas has been practicing family law for more than 25 years and mediating family matters for more than 15 years. His past corporate law experience and degree in psychology are valuable tools in his practice. Mr. Barkauskas is also a qualified mediator and arbitrator in all areas of family law. He is an arbitrator and a Registered Parent Coordinator as well.
In addition to his training in alternative methods of dispute resolution, he has extensive Court experience in all levels of Canadian Courts in several Provinces, and in other jurisdictions such as the United States, Europe, Asia and South America.
Mr. Barkauskas is a past National Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Family Law section, has been the President of the Alberta Branch of the Canadian Bar Association and has been consulted by both the Federal and Provincial Governments on matters concerning Family Law justice reform.
Mr. Barkauskas has often been an instructor of family law for lawyers continuing education programs and has taught mediation courses throughout Canada and internationally. He has also taught negotiation skills and family law to new lawyers as part of the Bar Admission Course. He sits on the Board of other community organizations as well and is an appointed Dispute Resolution Officer for the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.
Family Business, Family Separation: Financial, Family Separation: Parenting, International Custody, Parenting Co-ordinator
Based in Calgary, but serving all of Alberta and elsewhere via webcam and telephone mediation/arbitration/ parenting coordination services