Sanjiv Parmar is a born-and-raised Calgarian, and the founder of PARMAR LAW. 

Mr. Parmar is a former Crown Counsel with Alberta Justice, specializing in Child Welfare and Family Law. Previous to his time with Alberta Justice, Mr. Parmar was in private practise where he specialized in Criminal, Family, Immigration, and Human Right’s Law. He has experience with cases involving sexual abuse and abuse of children, shaken baby syndrome, domestic violence (including high conflict, contested parenting/ child welfare applications), child support and protection order hearings; refugee claims, and immigration applications, and serious criminal matters including a multimillion- dollar arson case, robbery, drug and aggravated assault cases, to name a few. He is well respected by the courts, Judges and his peers.

Prior to law school, Mr. Parmar worked at a major financial institution as a Financial Service Representative and volunteered at the Peter Lougheed Centre, where he was on a Committee and Council. After law school, he interned at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. He was actively involved in extracurricular activities during law school, including Student Legal Assistance.  He continues to be involved with the Faculty of Law and volunteers in the community with the following organizations:

During his time off, Mr. Parmar likes to continue his involvement in the community, travel, and be active, whether it is through gym workouts, martial arts, running, or other sports and activities. He is also a huge Calgary Flames fan.


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SANJIV PARMAR, BA, BComm, JD (Partner)


  • 2011


  • Juris Doctor (University of Calgary 2010);
  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of Calgary 2007); and
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science- Minor in Management and Society (University of Calgary 2005).


  • Punjabi - fluent, can read and write
  • Hindi - conversational
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association