David Kim

Family Lawyer / Legal Coach
Initial Consult is Free. After that it's $300/hr
David Kim

David Kim

David Kim is a family lawyer in Calgary whose client-centred approach prioritizes finding pragmatic and cost-effective solutions. He believes in offering a straight-forward and culturally sensitive approach to solving his client’s most complex legal issues.

Navigating Complex Family Transitions 

Navigating family law issues can be one of the most confusing and consequential times in your life. It is imperative to have a lawyer who can guide and advise you while maintaining perspective of practical limits. David is committed to finding common ground on behalf of his clients and helping them though their family transitions in the smoothest and most affordable way possible. Where a reasonable settlement is not feasible, David strives to resolve matters effectively and efficiently at the Alberta Court of Justice or the Alberta Court of King’s Bench where he makes frequent appearances before both levels of court for a wide array of family related matters. 

Multi-faceted Family Law Expertise 

David’s legal practice is focused on family law. He has helped his clients obtain successful outcomes on various matters including parenting, guardianship, child support, spousal support, property division, child relocation, and international child abduction. He has also successfully represented clients at mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. David’s family law practice is informed by and benefits from his background in civil litigation and real estate law.

When away from the office, David can be found on the tennis court, solving crossword puzzles, or enjoying the outdoors in the Rocky Mountains. 


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Blogs by David

Everything You Need to Know About Adult Interdependent Partnerships in Alberta

When two people get married, they enjoy new rights and benefits, such as the right to divide family property upon divorce. Historically, under the law, these rights were exclusively reserved for married people.

Who gets to stay in the house after separation?

David Kim explores the complexities of obtaining exclusive possession of the family home after separation, including the legal requirements and court considerations.

Who Has the Burden of Proof in Relocation Applications? An Alberta Case Study of Nurmi v Nurmi

When parents separate or divorce, relocation of a child may become a contentious issue.