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Red Deer law firm redefines legal excellence through resilience and inclusivity

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Today marks a new beginning for Kensian & Associates. Under a new name, they stand as a symbol of resilience, inspiring clients and the community alike.

In Red Deer a law firm has undergone a transformation that reflects its resilience, adaptability and commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Formerly known as Vesta Law, the firm has risen from the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and a devastating fire to emerge stronger than ever as Kensian & Associates.

The journey began in 2016 under the name Vesta Law. As the firm gained momentum, the COVID-19 pandemic presented unforeseen challenges. However, with resilience and adaptability, the team embraced remote work and technology to continue serving clients effectively.

Then, in October 2022, a devastating fire struck their office, reducing everything they had built to ashes. Undeterred, the team rallied together, determined to rise again and rebuild what was lost.

The fire served as a catalyst for change. Kensian & Associates emerged from the ashes stronger and more determined than before. With a brand new space and the latest advancements in legal technology, they rebuilt their headquarters to better serve their clients.

Today marks a new beginning for Kensian & Associates. Under a new name, they stand as a symbol of resilience, inspiring clients and the community alike. Their story is a testament to the human spirit’s capacity to overcome adversity and rebuild stronger.

As a law firm dedicated to diversity and inclusivity, Kensian & Associates serves clients from diverse backgrounds, cultures and languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Tagalog, Romanian, and English.

Kensian & Associates prides itself on its diverse team of lawyers, each bringing unique skills and backgrounds to provide inclusive legal solutions.

Julia R. Ibanescu, from Transylvania, Romania, comes with extensive experience in Family Law, high conflict Litigation, Real Estate and Wills and Estates. She is familiar with all level of courts, from tribunal appearances, Alberta Court of Justice, Court of King’s Bench, and Court of Appeal.

Husnain Khan, specializing in corporate and real estate law, adds a friendly touch with his multilingual proficiency.

Akshay Arora, fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi, excels in real estate, family and immigration law, contributing to successful client representation.

Kathrine Gonzales,is the firm’s student at law; before moving to Canada, she was an experienced lawyer in the Philippines with a background in, family law, civil litigation and real estate.

Jamie L. Smith, born and raised in Alberta, specializes in family law, civil litigation and more. With a strong academic background from Dalhousie University and the University of North Dakota, Jamie offers comprehensive legal services, including mediation and limited-scope assistance.

Teresa K. Lorenz, is a compassionate lawyer specializing in family law and estate planning. With over 10 years of experience from the Alberta Court system, Teresa offers comprehensive legal support, emphasizing favorable outcomes. Active in community service, she balances her life with interests in cooking, painting and travel.

As a team, they embody Kensian & Associates’ commitment to excellence and community engagement, ensuring that clients receive top-tier legal representation tailored to their needs. From complex litigation to personal matters, Kensian & Associates is dedicated to serving clients with integrity and professionalism.

The firm offers a wide range of legal services, including family Law, litigation, real estate, immigration, corporate Law, wills and estates as well as estate litigation. Whether you’re facing a complex legal issue or seeking guidance on a personal matter, Kensian & Associates can help.

At the core of their practice is a commitment to client success. They prioritize a client-centered approach, accessible legal support and transparent communication. Your success isn’t just a goal; it’s their priority.

As Kensian & Associates looks towards the future, they remain dedicated to their mission of providing exceptional legal services while breaking down barriers and ensuring access to justice for all. Throughout Central Alberta and beyond, Kensian & Associates is your trusted legal partner.

Reach out to the legal team at 587-273-3333, via email at or at