Soby Boyden Lenz

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Robert V.T. Boyden QC

Robert (“Bob”) Boyden was born and raised in rural Alberta. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Alberta in 1974, and went on to earn his law degree from Osgoode Law School in Toronto in 1977. He articled with the firm of McCaffery and Company before being called to the Bar in 1978. Bob remained with McCaffery and Company until 1986, when he joined with John Soby and Elaine Lenz to form the first firm in Calgary focusing exclusively on family law: Soby Boyden Lenz. In 2004, Bob had the honor of being appointed Queen’s Counsel.

Bob has served as an instructor for the Law Society of Alberta Bar Admission Course for 13 years, and is a member in good standing of the Law Society’s mentor program and audit committee. He wrote and presented a number of papers and legal treatises and worked as an instructor for programs designed by the Legal Education Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association, and Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers’ Association, the University of Calgary Faculty of Law and the Calgary Legal Support Staff Association.

As a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Bob has served as executive chair of the family law subsection, as well as a branch council member. For six years, he was a member of the University of Calgary Senate and a four-year Senate representative for the University Board of Governors.

Bob Boyden is active in his community, as a member of the Rotary Club of Calgary South, as well as a parent representative and chairman of the Choral Music Association of Calgary, and the director of Parents Anonymous/Children’s Cottage.

Bob is retired, but continues to serve as counsel to the firm. He also enjoys spending time with his family; enjoying life as a new grandfather; and working on his fly-fishing technique, golf handicap, and woodworking skills.

Soby Boyden Lenz: Calgary Lawyers Dedicated to Family Law

Since 1986, the law firm of Soby Boyden Lenz has been one of the leading family law practices in the province of Alberta, providing legal services in all areas of family law, from pre-nuptial agreements through divorce and support issues. The firm’s lawyers focus exclusively on family law; collectively, they have more than 150 years of experience. The team collaborates to stay on the cutting edge and to look for ways to develop innovative solutions for their clients. They are committed to providing families with top-level legal advice and representation. They can be reached at Suite 500, 1000 – 5th Ave. SW Calgary AB. T2P 4V1, or by calling (587) 333-7956.