Michelle is a member of both the Manitoba and Alberta Bars, having been admitted to the Alberta Bar in April 2000. In Winnipeg, Michelle practiced primarily in family law before joining Vogel LLP in November of 1999.Michelle’s practice focuses on family law, including the resolution of issues that arise on the breakdown of a marriage or common law relationship. She is a skilled negotiator and has favourably resolved numerous cases involving parenting arrangements, child and spousal support and the division of property.
Michelle also drafts and provides advice with respect to pre-nuptial and cohabitation agreements. These arrangements can help clients avoid potential litigation in the event of a breakup.
Michelle has successfully appeared in all levels of the Alberta Courts on contested matters. She is a trained Mediator and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer; she works with clients to identify and explore the best dispute resolution process, whether it is litigation or a form of alternative dispute resolution.
- Member of The Law Society of Alberta
- Member of The Law Society of Manitoba (inactive)
- Member of the Canadian Bar Association (Family Law Branch)
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- Downhill Skiing
“Michelle Brandt was very professional in dealing with my divorce. There are many steps to take during a divorce and Michelle and her team were there to answer any and all questions to make this chaotic time easier to deal with. I would recommend Vogel LLP to friends, family and colleagues.” – C.C.