Francis N.J. Taman
Francis is a partner with Bishop & McKenzie LLP. His law practice is primarily devoted to civil litigation in the areas of commercial residential foreclosures, secured realization and estate litigation. However, he also calls on his skills a solicitor in the areas of commercial business transactions, including commercial real estate.
In addition, Francis acts for clients seeking estate planning, and assistance with dependant adult matters. He is a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP), as designated by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Canada.
Francis acts as a solicitor and board member for a number of religious and non-profit organizations. He is an arbitrator for the Commissions for Adjudication of Lutheran Church-Canada, has been a mediator/reconciler for the Alberta/British Columbia District of Lutheran Church-Canada, as well as for Ambassadors of Reconciliation and Peacemaker Ministries.
He lectures internationally (Canada, the United States and Australia) on a variety of topics including conflict coaching, conflict resolution and communication skills for mediators.
Francis has a red belt in taekwondo, plays blues guitar, and likes to camp, hike and bike with his wife and two daughters.