Michelle Parhar is a passionate and focused criminal lawyer in Calgary. Michelle has worked at Foster Iovinelli Beyak since 2013. She is a trusted name in criminal defence and trial advocacy and ensures that her clients have the best defence possible.

Michelle’s current practice focuses on  criminal law, and she has extensive experience with driving offences, violent offences and drug trafficking offences.

Michelle understands that being accused of a crime can be a very difficult time for anyone. She is dedicated to all her clients, using her experience and professionalism to ensure the best outcome. Michelle’s knowledge will make the difference when working through the Alberta justice system. Speak with Michelle today for a no-obligation consultation so you can fully and discuss the charges you are facing and help explain your options and next steps in your case.


Access to Justice

Michelle is dedicated to ensuring that everyone affected by criminal charges has access to justice. She volunteers her free time with Calgary Legal Guidance to help low income individuals with their criminal charges. Everyone should have the opportunity to have a discussion about the charges that they are facing. Michelle makes herself available 24 hours a day to clients in custody, and has flexible meeting times for clients who wish to speak to her either by telephone or in person.

Born in Mumbai, India and raised in Dubai, UAE Michelle has experience with people from various cultures and backgrounds. She is an avid traveler and keeps active by running and hiking.


Professional Profile:

·       Member of the Alberta Law Society 

·       Member of the Canadian Bar Association 

·       Juris Doctor (JD), University of Alberta 

·       Bachelor of Arts, University of Calgary 


Michelle, with the help of a translator, also welcomes Hindi or Punjabi speaking clients.

(मिशेल, एक अनुवादक की मदद से भी हिंदी या पंजाबी भाषी ग्राहकों का स्वागत करता है।)