Robert H. de Vries was born and raised in Alberta. He graduated from the University of Calgary Faculty of Management in 1983, then worked in the Oil and Gas sector as a revenue accountant for 15 years, then returned to University. In 1998, he obtained his B.A (1st class honours degree), and was admitted to the Faculty of Law in 2001. Mr. de Vries became a member of the Law Society of Alberta in 2005.
Robert primarily specializes in family and divorce law, though he has also practiced real estate, wills and estates, civil litigation and other areas. Mr. deVries is well practiced in family law matters, divorces, common law separations, and division of matrimonial property.
Robert has a diverse background in life and in practice. Raised in the cattle country of Longview, Alberta, he worked as an accountant in the oil industry in Calgary, and now as a lawyer in Central Alberta. He is now focusing on the practice of matrimonial law, but brings some important experience from the practice of real estate, and wills and estate law. He has also handled large scale divorce issues, including farms and division of property. Mr. de Vries also has extensive experience in child support, custody, and other matters associated with divorce and family files.
“I try to bring a degree of compassion to each client, and in so doing I try to understand the issues as they affect each individual. It is always my goal to bring my client to reasonable settlement terms
Rachel L. Fauser is a lawyer at Robert H. de Vries Professional Corporation. Originally from Medicine Hat, Alberta, she received her Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) from the University of Alberta, majoring in psychology and minoring in political science. She also attended law school at the University of Alberta, where she received her Juris Doctor in 2016.
During law school, Rachel was active within the Edmonton community, and is excited to become involved with the Red Deer community, both through her legal practice and outside of it. She is very interested in family law, and is looking forward to helping clients with their matters in this area.
When not in the office, Rachel can most often be found working her way through the contents of the library, at the movie theatre or taking in the local food scene.
Dilawar was born and raised in Amritsar, India. He received his Bachelor of Science (Economics) and Bachelor of Laws degrees from India. He immigrated to Canada in 2018 and enrolled in the Internationally Trained Lawyer Program (ITLP) at the University of Alberta. While in law school, he volunteered with Student Legal Services in the Criminal and Family Law Project.
In India he was actively involved in various businesses, but he aspires to excel in the practice of law.
He is a family-oriented and community-minded citizen who looks forward to making a positive contribution to Central Alberta.
Outside of work, Dilawar loves to jog and is involved in outdoor activities.