734 7 Ave SW #1610, Calgary, AB T2P 3P8

Meet Our Team

Experienced, caring lawyers who practice exclusively in the area of family law

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Pam L. Bell

Family Law Lawyer, Mediator and Arbitrator

Email: bell@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone: (403) 767-2000

Office: 2100, 144 – 4 Ave SW,
The Ampersand, W. Tower
Calgary, AB T2P 3N4

Legal Assistant: Lynn Price
Email: price@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone (403) 767-2005

Pam L. Bell

Affiliated Lawyer

Pam L. Bell graduated from the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law in 1994. Called to the Bar in 1995, Pam has practiced her entire career exclusively in the area of family law; over 25 years.

Pam has experienced success at all levels of Court in Alberta. While skilled in the litigation arena, Pam recognizes the need for tailor-made solutions to achieve each client’s unique goals. Trained in mediation collaborative law, and arbitration, she brings a wide range of problem solving skills to each client she represents.

As a trained Arbitrator, Pam has acted as Arbitrator in many complex arbitrations, bringing her wealth of experience and varied skill set to this growing practice area.

Pam’s clients can expect responsive, caring representation and counsel.

Pam L. Bell founded Bell and Stock LLP with Elizabeth Stock in 2008 and remains affiliated with Bell and Stock Family Law LLP.  Pam operates out of her own independent office.

Pam has lent her expertise and time to many legal education seminars and courses, including:

  • Legal Education Society of Alberta – Presenter, Panel Chair (numerous) – Ongoing
  • Presenter, CPLEA – 2021 to Present
  • Family Law Consulting Committee (Justices S. Kachur and D. Yungwirth, Chairs) – 2021 to Present
  • Volunteer Calgary Legal Guidance (Distinguished Service Award 25 years) – 1995 to Present
  • Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education – Lecturer (20+ years) – 1998 to Present
  • Panel Chair, Lake Louise Family Law Refresher – 2019
  • 8th Annual Law and Practice LESA Seminar – October, 2018
  • Canadian Bar Association Member at Large, Small, Solo and General Practitioners Section (National) – 2018
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Calgary, AB – Panel Presenter – 2014
  • Alberta Law Conference – Presenter, Panel Chair – 2012

What Pam’s clients have to say:

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Elizabeth E. Stock

Family Law Lawyer, Mediator and Arbitrator

Email: stock@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone: (403) 767-2001

Legal Assistant: Brandy Rattai
Email: rattai@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone: (403) 250-8014

Elizabeth E. Stock

Partner

Elizabeth E. Stock completed her undergraduate degree at Trinity College at the University of Toronto in 1992. She graduated from the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, in 1996. 

Since being called to the Alberta Bar in 1997, Elizabeth has practiced exclusively in the area of Family Law. She uses her experience and training in Collaborative Law and Mediation to assist clients to reach amicable resolutions. As an experienced litigator, Elizabeth will skillfully ensure her clients rights are protected, when needed. 

Elizabeth has volunteered extensively and was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 in Avenue Magazine 

Elizabeth cares about her clients.

What Elizabeth’s clients have to say:

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Carey Leishman

Family Law Lawyer

Email: leishman@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone: (403) 767-2003

Legal Assistant: Zuzana Barrett
Email: barrett@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone (403) 253-4827

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Carey Leishman

Partner

Carey was told by many that ‘she should be a lawyer when she grew up’. So, she did just that. Carey was raised in Calgary, Alberta taking both her Bachelor of Arts Degree, and later her Bachelor of Laws Degree at the University of Calgary. After obtaining her Law Degree in 2010, Carey articled at a mid-size firm. Shortly thereafter Carey joined Bell and Stock as a young associate. It was there she discovered her love of family law. 

After spending the last 7 years practicing at another well-respected firm in Calgary, Carey has recently returned to Bell and Stock as a Partner, in a wonderful ‘full circle’ twist of fate. Carey’s love of family law is grounded in her belief that while separation and divorce is hard, it is possible to move through the process in a way that is respectful and positions the family to be successful going forward. 

Her common sense, straight forward approach allows her clients to understand their rights, the process, and their options in order to make the best possible decisions for themselves and their family. She is a tough advocate when necessary, but believes clients are best served when they are in control of the outcome. She is an adept advocate in all processes, including mediation, arbitration and Court in instances where a tough advocate is required. 

Carey also offers flat rate fees for certain steps in the process. Carey has been actively involved with various organizations, speaking on a variety of legal topics, including:

  • Presenter for Calgary Legal Guidance on Executor’s Duties and Responsibilities;
  • Presenter at SAIT DAY, on Estate Planning and Incapacity;
  • Presenter at various Royal Bank Branches on the new Wills and Succession Act;
  • Presenter to Institute of Advanced Financial Planners on the new Wills and Succession Act;
  • Presenter on Estate Planning at the Alberta Teachers’ Association seminar;
  • Sessional Lecturer on Estate Planning and Administration, Chinook Learning Services, Continuing Education, 2011-2012;
  • LESA Advanced Child Support Panelist – February 2016; and
  • Calgary Immigrant Woman’s Association Volunteer providing pro-bono legal advice.
  • Presenter at ….

Carey is the proud Mom of two large fur children, Koda (a 75lbs Husky lab cross) and Stewie (a 95lb German Shepherd Malamute cross) and thus spends an inordinate amount of time vacuuming when she’s home. She is an average hiker, avid wine drinker and loves travelling with her Husband.

What Carey’s clients have to say:

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Enrique Dubon-Roberts

Family Law Lawyer

Email: ED-R@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone: (403) 767-2009

Legal Assistant: Reena Paquette
Email: paquette@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone  (403) 767-2006

Enrique Dubon-Roberts

Partner

Enrique has been working on resolving family law disputes for over 15 years. Enrique was a high school teacher before becoming a lawyer and his love for teaching continues to show both in how he guides his clients through the court system and negotiation process, and in how he approaches decision-makers when advocating for his clients.

His clients can always expect to get homework when meeting with Enrique, who believes that clients should be active participants in resolving their disputes. Enrique was born in El Salvador and grew up in Calgary. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English (with Distinction) and a Bachelor of Education (Secondary English Literature) in 1999, and he obtained his law degree in 2007, all from the University of Calgary.

Enrique’s practice focuses on support and property division issues. He approaches all property and support cases with a view of settling out of court but is prepared to use all the legal tools available to his client to achieve results. Enrique also offers cohabitation and pre-nuptial agreement preparation, and is a strong believer that these contracts prevent couples from unnecessary conflict in the long run.

When children are involved, Enrique understands how difficult separations are on them, and he strives to find solutions that focus on the children’s needs, depending on their ages and developmental stages, while ensuring that his client’s rights are protected.

Enrique speaks Spanish and offers legal services in his native language. When not in the office, Enrique enjoys spending time with his son, and taking his dog for a walk.

What Enrique’s clients have to say:

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Sierra Yanush

Family Law Lawyer, Mediator and Arbitrator

Email: yanush@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone: (403) 767-2002

Legal Assistant: Chiara Marra
Email: marra@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone (403) 767-2008

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Sierra Yanush

Associate

Sierra has practiced exclusively in family law during her legal career. Sierra was first drawn to practicing family law while working at Legal Aid Alberta throughout law school. She enjoyed working with individuals to achieve practical solutions to their issues. Sierra’s focus is on building strong relationships with her clients and having clear communication. She looks forward to challenging herself with the complexities of family law while providing strategic, satisfying legal solutions for her clients’ needs. Sierra is comfortable appearing in Court or pursuing Alternative Dispute Resolution, whichever is in the client’s best interest.

Sierra is trained through the Alberta Family Mediation Society as a mediator, and the National Family Law Arbitration Course as an arbitrator. Sierra provides services to parties who are looking to negotiate a settlement agreement, and engage in alternate dispute resolution outside the Court system. Sierra offers a reduced hourly rate for mediation and arbitration services.

Sierra was elected to the Canadian Bar Association – Family Law South Executive in 2020, and will serve through to 2027. Sierra has published and lectured for the Legal Education Society of Alberta on the topics of determining income for support when a party is self-employed, and the impact of the status quo in interim parenting applications.

Sierra received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy from Queen’s University in 2010 and her Master of Arts in Philosophy from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2011. Sierra graduated from the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law in 2015. She was called to the Alberta Bar in 2016.

Outside of the office Sierra is passionate about exploring the mountains on foot or on skis, reading fantasy novels, and having as much fun as possible with her three sisters. Sierra volunteers her time with the Wildwood Community Association Board of Directors, and the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association. In previous years she has volunteered with Kids Up Front and the Association of Women Lawyers.

What Sierra’s clients say:

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Katrina A. Prah

Family Law Lawyer

Email: prah@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone (403) 767-2004

Legal Assistant: Chiara Marra
Email: marra@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone (403) 767-2008

Katrina A. Prah

Associate

A lifelong Albertan, Katrina received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Calgary in 2011, where she went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate in 2015. Having a keen interest in property rights, policy and the evolving sociology of the modern family- family law captured Katrina’s interest early in her legal career which remains evident in her zealous representation of her clients.  

Katrina prides herself on her results-driven,  client-centric approach,  acting on behalf of clients in a broad array of family law matters, including:  property division, child support, spousal support, parenting, mobility, and custody disputes. Her representation is premised on the belief that all cases are unique and that each client deserves effective, efficient, personalized service.

When she is not in the office, Katrina likes to keep active and enjoys leisurely hikes, culinary pursuits (participation limited to “taste tester”), cross country skiing and spending quality time with her dog “Boots”.

What Katrina’s clients say:

Spencer McQueen

Spencer McQueen

Family Law Lawyer

Email: mcqueen@bellandstock.com
Direct telephone: (403) 253-4896

Legal Assistant: Reena Paquette
Email: paquette@bellandstock.com

Spencer McQueen

Associate

Spencer is a born and raised Calgarian. His interest in numbers led him to the University of Calgary where he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting in 2017.

Spencer remained at the University of Calgary and obtained his Juris Doctorate in 2021. Spencer articled at a small family law firm and has been committed to practicing family law ever since.

Spencer understands that each client requires a unique approach to help guide them to practical solutions. His strong interpersonal skills combined with his background in accounting allow him to effectively guide his clients through all aspects of their family law matters, including: parenting, property division, child support and spousal support.

Outside the office, you can find Spencer on the golf course, watching sports or spending time with his wife, two cats (Rory and Sookie) and dog (Millie).

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