Mr. Crarer has extensive Courtroom and trial experience at all levels of Court, specifically in the areas of criminal defence, family law, and civil litigation. He has been legal counsel on thousands of Court cases, and has been cited as lawyer of record on over 20 written decisions in his career.
Mr. Crarer was born and raised in Calgary, and he is happily married with two beautiful daughters.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Crarer worked in the land development industry. As a lawyer, he continues to be involved in dealing with real estate matters, and has years of accumulated expertise in the area of real estate law. As a small business owner himself, Mr. Crarer also enjoys working with other business-minded clients to help them develop strong legal foundations for their ventures.
Jorge joined the team as an articling student in the middle of 2021. Prior to becoming a member of Shield Law, Jorge acquired experience at a Vancouver law firm, particularly in the firm’s solicitor practice. He is a graduate from the University of Saskatchewan, where he received both his Bachelor of Arts degree (with Distinction) and his J.D. from the College of Law.
At Shield Law, Jorge’s areas of focus are primarily in civil litigation, employment law, personal injury law, and business & corporate law. Jorge is a skilled researcher, and is consistently finding ways to work efficiently to solve our client’s legal issues, reduce our client’s costs, and achieve the best results.
When Jorge is away from the office, you can find him either spending time with his family or friends, or boxing at his gym.
Family Law Paralegal
Ivan has been working as a Paralegal specializing in divorce and family law matters at Shield Law for over five years. While completing his B.A. in Economics at the University of Calgary, Ivan started working part-time as a legal assistant. After finishing his degree, he decided to remain with Shield Law and pursue his ongoing involvement with the legal system. Ivan has been directly involved with cases that have resulted in written decisions at both the Provincial and the Court of Queen’s Bench level.