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Irma Roberts

Barrister & Solicitor
Calgary, AB

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For over twenty years, Irma has been a member of the Alberta Bar. She founded and owns 847 Law.

Irma has extensive knowledge in the areas of immigration law, family law, and civil litigation. Further, she has acted for both employees and employers and has a passion for employment law. Irma has appeared in many levels of court and administrative boards in Canada and understands how to run a file effectively to achieve the best results for her client. 

Irma graduated with BLC and LLB degrees and was first called to the Bar of Saskatchewan in August 1997 and the Alberta Bar in July 1999. Irma is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association and sits as past-Chair of the Southern Alberta Immigration Section. With a passion for teaching, Irma has been a part-time lecturer, providing her expertise on Immigration Law and Practice to students at Bow Valley College. In 2007, Irma completed training on mediation of family and divorce conflicts. Additionally, Irma has also been involved in the following: 

  • Past Chair and current Executive Member of the Southern Alberta Immigration Section;

  • Guest Speaker at CBA Southern & Northern Alberta Immigration Section Meetings;

  • Past member of the National Executive Canadian Bar Association
    Immigration Section;

  • Moderator at CBA National Immigration CLE Toronto;

  • Moderator at CBA National Immigration CLE Lac Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec;

  • Presenter at ACCESS TO JUSTICE 2018, TRU Society of Law Students Conference, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia;

  • Presenter at Annual Investment Immigration Summit East Asia in Hong Kong and Bangkok;

  • Mentor Express LSA - and Mentor Connect LSA;

  • Legal Aid Alberta Appeals Committee Member;

  • Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Platinum Medal


Outside of work, Irma enjoys cooking exquisite meals paired with a beautiful glass of wine for family and friends, utilizing Fish Creek Park as a place for many outdoor activities, and travelling across the globe.

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