Born in South Africa, Irma Roberts graduated with BLC and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria. After immigrating to Canada in 1992, Irma Roberts qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor and practiced law in Saskatchewan for three years. For over twenty years, Irma Roberts has been a member of both the Alberta and Saskatchewan Bar and owns her sole practitioner law practice in Calgary, Alberta.

Irma Roberts is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association and sits as past-Chair of the Southern Alberta Immigration Section. With a passion for teaching, Irma Roberts has been a part-time lecturer, providing her expertise on Immigration Law and Practice to students at Bow Valley College.

Irma Roberts serves on the Board of Directors of SUNRISE COMMUNITY LINK RESOURCE CENTRE which collaborates with individuals and families in East Calgary by providing basic needs, referrals and services.–services

Irma Roberts enjoys cooking exquisite meals paired with a beautiful glass of wine for family and friends, utilizing Fish Creek Park as a place for many outdoor activities, and travelling across the globe. She has two sons, Johny and James. Following in his mother’s footsteps, Johny is a law student at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC and James is finishing his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto.