Our team has a passion for helping people with broken hearts and broken families.
Together we will protect your assets, your rights and your sanity.
Antonio Simoes, Kate Lee, Mosope Fagbongbe, Joseph Jachimowicz - Vancouver area Lawyer & Notary Public office specializing in family law, family mediation with Lisa Sirlin, divorce, child support, child custody, common-law, prenuptial agreement & litigation services with winning results.
We are an accessible law firm conveniently located within 15 minutes away from your home, whether you live in Burnaby, New Westminster, Vancouver, Surrey or North Vancouver.
I will build a bridge over your turbulent waters
Lisa Sirlin, B.A., LL.B. is a Family Lawyer and Family Mediator at the Deer Lake Law Group. She earned a Law Degree (LL.B) from the University of British Columbia in 1993 and is a member of Family Mediation Canada (F.M.C.).
Her compassion, empathy and desire to help people brought her to the field of family mediation. Lisa devotes herself to helping families and individuals achieve their goals, whenever possible, through mutually acceptable agreement and mediation. But when necessary, Lisa is ready to advocate for her clients in the Provincial Court of British Columbia or Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Lisa aims to reduce the cost and stress of dealing with any legal issue, and particularly saving children from the negative consequences of family separation and divorce.
I will craft a solution for you
Antonio Simoes*, B.Sc., LL.B. (* denotes Law Corporation) dedicates his practice primarily to Family Law at the Deer Lake Law Group. He earned a Science Degree (B.Sc.) Specialized in Psychology in 1990 and Law Degree (LL.B.) in 1995 at the University of Alberta.
During his years in Family Law practice, Antonio witnessed first-hand the damaging effects of prolonged litigation, and the toll that such conflict took on families, their assets and their children. He is dedicated to bringing a more straightforward approach to family law and the restructuring of families. Throughout the divorce process, negotiation, mediation and the Courts are very powerful tools which he uses skillfully to resolve the difficult issues of asset division, spousal and child support and parenting time.
In addition to English, Antonio is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.
I will help you achieve your goal
Kate Lee, B.Sc., J.D. is an Associate at the Deer Lake Law Group. She studied Life Science at the University of British Columbia and received her Law Degree - Juris Doctorate from the University of Ottawa.
Kate's active listening skills and ability to connect with others enables her to stay alert to the core of all family concerns and issues raised by clients. She is eager to assist her clients until an appropriate solution is achieved for each situation.
In addition to English, Kate is fluent in Korean and Japanese. She works closely with her clients to ensure that they do not experiences a language barrier when addressing their legal matters.
I will save your sanity
Lana Shparberg, B.Ed. is the Client Services Manager at the Deer Lake Law Group. She earned a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Calgary and is trained and experienced in family law client support.
Her background as an educator and consultant has made her a natural fit in the demanding family restructuring profession. She is sensitive to the particular needs of clients made vulnerable by relationship breakdowns and has an ability to connect with, and assist them, through their transition -- whether it is a separation, divorce or other family law issues. Lana’s skills will help you keep informed of all activity on your file.