Max Blitt, Q.C. has personally been involved in assisting clients and legal counsel to recover children that have been abducted by parents and relatives to other Provinces in Canada, the United States, Poland, France, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Sweden, Italy, South Africa, Lebanon and the United Kingdom.


In addition to International Children’s issues, Max works with counsel in foreign countries in dealing with support and property issues involving Canada and foreign jurisdictions, such as the United States, UK, and the Middle East.

Max is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Alberta and Canada Family Mediation, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (International), Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, International Bar Association, and the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In addition he has volunteered with the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter, Child Find Alberta (Past President), Child Find Canada, Calgary Zoo, Calgary Zoo Foundation (Past Chairman), University of Calgary Student Legal Services and Calgary Legal Guidance. He is a Court Appointed Dispute Resolution Officer with the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta (2006 to present), a Negotiations / Advocacy Assessment Instructor for the Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education 2008-2009 (Bar Admission Course), and was appointed to the Family Law Advisory Committee of the Law Society of Alberta for 2011.

Max has spoken to search agencies, law enforcement, lawyers, government representatives, and Judges. at Conferences in Las Vegas, Nevada, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Calgary, Washington D.C. Ottawa,  Vancouver, and Tokyo, Japan (2009 / 2010) dealing with Missing  and Abducted Children’s issues Max is involved on the Federal Government level with developing an International Protocol for mediating cross-border family disputes. Max has also lectured at the Federal / Provincial Canadian Judge’s Conference (National Judicial Institute) in February 2011 in the area of Inter-Provincial Child Abductions. Max will be participating as a guest lecturer in Cape Town, South Africa in March 2011, dealing with the Canadian Experience in International Child Abductions.

Max’s interests include martial arts (former Karate / Kung Fu Instructor), skiing, physical fitness, reading, and travel.


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