“[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


We’re happy to be launching LawyersLift for the third year in a row! We are still working to stop impaired driving and helping you get home safe to your family on New Years’ Eve.

This year, we’re expanding to Toronto! We encourage residents of both Lindsay and Toronto to utilize local taxi services. Learn more about how you can get a free cab ride home here.

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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 free resources and social channels to learn more about divorce and family law in Ontario.

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Ontario Divorce Information Centre

Free Live Virtual Events Series

Family Law Now Podcast

FamilyLLB Blog


Separation & Divorce


Custody & Access


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)


Grandparent Access


Family Dispute Resolution Centre

News & Community Events

RIA Named One of Canada’s Best Family Law Firms

RIA Named One of Canada’s Best Family Law Firms

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers has been named one of Canada’s best family law firms by The Globe and Mail. The national newspaper’s Report on Business magazine compiled the list with independent market research provider Statista after a broad survey of legal professionals across the country on various practice areas. Only 18 firms were named […]

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First Year University Students Offered a Second Chance at $2,500 Scholarship 

First Year University Students Offered a Second Chance at $2,500 Scholarship 

Russell Alexander Law Scholarship Application Deadline Extension Application Deadline: October 15th, 2021 APPLY NOW Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is offering a university scholarship to high school graduates interested in studying the law.

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Toy Drive 2021!

Toy Drive 2021!

That’s a Wrap! Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers has completed their forth annual toy drive! Each initial consultation booked between December 1st to 14th, provided $100 towards the Toy Drive. Featured items include toys, tech, accessories, and most needed items specifically noted by the recipient organization, Simcoe Hall Settlement House. The team enjoyed getting into […]

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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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Our Locations

In addition to video conferencing, we meet clients in person! Our family and divorce lawyers are located in Toronto, Concord, Markham, Oshawa, Whitby, Kawartha Lakes, and Peterborough.

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