Der Barristers Team
Every person is entitled to basic human rights and freedoms. For individuals charged with a crime, this starts with a fair trial and the best chance at proving one’s innocence.
Experience, Integrity And Trust — The Bedrock Of Our Practice
As professionals dedicated to advancing the law, we’re passionate about upholding strong values. We practise integrity in all we do. We cultivate relationships of trust — with colleagues and clients alike. We use insight, life experience and emotional intelligence to humanize the often tough and relentless area of criminal law.
With over 55 combined years of experience and a solid reputation in the media and legal field, we place high-quality criminal defence into the hands of those who need it most — our valued clients.
Now, he leads a high-performance team of lawyers committed to generating creative criminal defence solutions. We have fought cases at every level — right up to the highest court in the country. There is virtually no area of criminal law in which we have not been involved.
The Der Barristers Team
Balfour Der has been described by the Calgary Herald as “arguably Calgary’s top defence counsel.” He has consistently received the preeminent 5 out of 5 peer rating from lawyers…
You will not find a more experienced and well-regarded female criminal defence lawyer in Calgary. Lisa became a lawyer in 1997 and since then has practiced exclusively in the area of criminal law…
James was born in Calgary, but was raised in Okotoks. He attended the University of Calgary to complete his undergraduate degree in Political Science, and then obtained his J.D. from Thompson Rivers University Law in Kamloops, BC….