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At Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers, we understand that separation, divorce, custody and access issues are among the most stressful experiences anyone can go through. You don’t have to do this on your own. We’ve got your back.

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Legal Services We Offer


Separation & Divorce


Parenting Time & Decision Making


Child Support


Spousal Support


Property Division


Enforcement of Court Orders


Family Responsibility Office (FRO) & Default Hearings


Cohabitation & Separation Agreements


ADR, Mediation & Collaborative Practice


Child Protection (Children’s Aid Society)




Family Dispute Resolution Centre


“[RIA] performed professionally through some difficult experiences and never waivered from my original request. No surprises, just a responsive, professional and personable team that got great results.” – Lynn Allen

“Russell and his staff were thorough all through my settlement. They made a debilitating time in my life simpler by keeping me informed all the way. His insight and genuineness kept me steady.” – Darlene Small

Meet Our Team

At Russell Alexander, our lawyers, law clerks and staff members work as a team to serve our clients. While we work in a collaborative fashion, clients who retain our firm to help them work through their family law issues will have one lawyer and a law clerk dedicated to bringing their file to resolution.

Russell Alexander

Founder & Senior Partner

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Nafisa Nazarali

Managing Associate Lawyer

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Jason Isenberg, Associate Family Lawyer

Jason Isenberg

Associate Lawyer

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Making Family Law Easier

Going through a divorce or separation can be logistically, emotionally, and financially draining. Our job at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is to ensure you go through this process with as little stress as possible. Check out our complimentary resources and social media channels to learn more about divorce and family law in Ontario.

FamilyLLB Blog

Family Law Now Podcast

Upcoming Virtual Events

Ontario Divorce Information Centre

News & Community Events

Now Hiring Two Associate Family Lawyers

Now Hiring Two Associate Family Lawyers

We are hiring 2 family law Associate Lawyers with 5+ years experience. At Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers (RIA), it’s more than the law… we are passionate about helping people and making a difference in the lives of others. We are seeking 2 lawyers with a minimum of 5 years experience, to join our rapidly growing law firm with offices in Toronto, Concord, Markham, Whitby, Oshawa, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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Attend Our 2-Day Virtual Summit

Attend Our 2-Day Virtual Summit

Attend our 1st annual complimentary conference to learn more about family law with sessions hosted by Russell Alexander, and over a dozen lawyers, experts and other professionals. Keynote presentation by Brian Galbraith on the future of collaborative practice.

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September 23rd is Pro Bono Day

September 23rd is Pro Bono Day

Request to register for a complimentary initial consultation with one of our collaboratively trained lawyers.

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We serve clients across all of Ontario with offices in Toronto, Concord, Markham, Oshawa, Whitby, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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