Caroline Lee, KC


Caroline Lee is a senior family law practitioner specializing in family law and alternative dispute resolution including  mediation and arbitration.

She joined the firm in 1989 with an established background in all aspects of family law. Caroline became a partner in 1994 and was managing partner of the firm for six years. She was appointed King’s Counsel in 2004.

Caroline has been involved as a family law teacher and lecturer with the Legal Education Society of Alberta and the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary and has spoken at the Law Society of Alberta’s Bar Admission (CPLED) Course and the National Family Law Program, sponsored by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and the Canadian Bar Association.

Caroline was on the Board of Directors of the Association of Collaborative Family Lawyers until 2003. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and former chair of the Canadian Bar Association Alberta Branch – Family Law Section (South).

Caroline has extended her dedication as a family law practitioner through volunteer work at the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter, Children’s Shelter, Calgary Sexual Assault Centre, and Y.W.C.A. She was also a founding member of The Missing Children’s Association.

Caroline’s professional accomplishments were recognized in the first and second editions of “The Best Lawyers in Canada™” in 2006 & 2008 and all subsequent editions. She has been included as a leading practitioner in family law by the L’Expert Directory since 2005.

Mandatory Family Alternative Dispute Resolution in Alberta

Caroline is experienced in family law alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and can help parties fulfil the court-mandated requirement to participate in an ADR process before their matter can be brought before the Court.

As a skilled ADR practitioner, Caroline understands the impact parenting conflict and family violence can have on children and their development. As a result, she can also assist parties to meet the court-required ADR which must be completed before their family matter may proceed to Court.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association


  • University of Calgary, LL.B., 1982
  • Queen’s University, BA (Honours), 1979


  • Co-Authored “Alberta Practice and Procedure Commentary for the Canadian Family Law Guide (CFAM)”


  • King’s Counsel, 2004
  • Named in the Best Lawyers in Canada™ (2006, 2008 – 2023) in the area of Family Law
  • Named as a leading practitioner in family law in the L’Expert Directory since 2005