Kirsten P. Hanson

Associate

Kirsten was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She graduated from the University of Calgary in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Kirsten worked in the area of family law while attending Law School in the United Kingdom. She graduated, receiving a Juris Doctor, in 2019 from the University of Surrey.  

Kirsten has practiced solely in the area of family law since being called to the bar in July 2021. In her practice, Kirsten would like build on her experience in family law with a specific focus on child custody disputes. Kirsten is committed to promoting the best interests of her clients based on their individual needs, in negotiations, mediations or other forms of dispute resolution. Kirsten is also a confident advocate when required to attend at Court, and regularly appears in the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of King’s Bench.  

Kirsten is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Calgary Bar Association. She enjoys volunteering with various organizations such as Surrey Nightline student listening services, the Foothills Hospital and Fernie Search and Rescue.

In her free time, Kirsten enjoys skiing, travelling and walking her dog, Tucker.

Practice Areas

  • Family law

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Calgary Bar Association

Education

  • J.D. Law Degree, University of Surrey (Guildford, U.K.), 2019;
  • B.A. (English), University of Calgary, 2016