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Editor: Crystal Heidari


Did You Know? September 2013

  • September 30, 2013
  • Victoria Starr

Everything to know about what is happening in the family law community: Events, programs, public advocacy, judicial schedules and more.

Message from the Chair

  • August 09, 2013
  • Steven Benmor

I am very excited to be the incoming Chair of the Ontario Bar Association's Family Law Section. During my 2 year term, I hope to introduce new, exciting and innovative Family law projects and CLE and address pressing law reform issues.

Did You Know?

  • August 08, 2013
  • Victoria Starr

Here is some of what’s going on in or related to family law…

Representing Victims of Domestic Violence

  • August 08, 2013
  • Ivana Vaccaro, Archana Medhekar

In our family law practice, we have come to learn that representing and advocating on behalf of victims of domestic violence demands more from us than simply fulfilling the scope of our duties as legal practitioners.

Effective Advocacy in Mediation

  • August 08, 2013
  • Lorne Wolfson

Mediation requires a different form of advocacy than does litigation. In litigation, your objective is to convince the judge as to the validity of your client’s case based on the facts and the law.

2013 Award of Excellence in Family Law

  • August 08, 2013
  • Gerald Sadvari

Each year, the Family Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association presents the Award for Excellence in Family Law, in memory of James G. McLeod. Recipients of this award are individuals who have made exceptional contributions and achievements to the practice of Family Law.