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Congratulations to the Russell Alexander Law Firm Scholarship Winner

BROOKLIN, ON, August 27, 2019 — Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers, a family law firm committed to providing customized family law solutions, is excited to announce their scholarship recipient for the 2019/2020 academic year.  The recipient was selected based on a written essay, academic achievement, extracurricular participation, and community service.

After carefully reviewing all submissions, the Russell Alexander Law Firm Scholarship Fund was awarded to Lauren Kay of Mississauga, Ontario, as pictured above. She will receive $2,000 towards her post-secondary education. Lauren will be attending McMaster University this fall where she will be studying Humanities, Philosophy, and Law.

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Welcome to the team, Carolyn!

Carolyn Warner is an associate lawyer at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Law Lawyers. She has practiced family law exclusively for over eight years since her call to the bar in 2011. She is committed to providing her clients with empathy and sound advice and prides herself on approaching all cases with an analytical and tenacious mind-set.

Carolyn graduated from York University in the top 5% of her graduating class, having earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Law & Society and Sociology. She attended the University of Windsor Law School where she earned an award for outstanding ability in

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Top Blogs & Websites to Follow in 2019

Feedspot recognizes FamilyLLB in their lists for Top 100 Divorce Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2019, Top 80 Family Law Blogs & Websites For Solving Family Disputes in 2019, and Top 100 Canada Law Blogs & Websites for Canadian Lawyers using search and social metrics.

 

 

 

Visit FamilyLLB.com for our Canadian Divorce & Family Law Blog Website to learn more.

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Russell Alexander in Law Times

 

 

 

The situation is further complicated by the self-represented litigant not knowing what they don’t know, says Russell Alexander, principle of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers based in the Whitby area.

They might be able to share in an asset, like a pension or an investment. But if they don’t know that they have a right to that, the issue may not be raised and the opportunity is forfeited, he says.

“The basic tenet of any agreement in Ontario is you want proper disclosure so you can make an informed decision as to the compromises you make,” he … more »

Win 2 Tickets to NBA Finals Game 7 – Instagram Contest

Enter on Instagram for a chance to WIN 2 Tickets to NBA Finals Game 7 (if necessary) at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on June 16, 2019 🏀

The first 1000 eligible contestants will be entered into the draw.

Only eligible contestants who Subscribe to FamilyLLB on YouTube can earn a second bonus entry.

Contest ends on June 13, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST.

Winner will be announced on Friday afternoon June 14, 2019. Video of the draw will be posted on Instagram.

For full rules, regulations, terms and conditions, visit: RaptorsContest-RulesandRegulations-v2.PDF

Go Raptors! We The North! Goodluck to … more »

Welcome back, Sarah

Sarah returns to the intake team at Russell Alexander’s office after another term abroad working on her post secondary education. We’re happy to have you back, Sarah!

 

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Welcome to the team, Amber-Leigh DuBreuil

 

Amber joined Russell Alexander in February 2019.  She is involved in all aspects of the client experience.  She is relied upon for answering incoming calls, arranging telephone and in–office appointments and greeting clients in a prompt and compassionate, yet professional manner.  She provides assistance to the lawyers at the firm by finalizing documents and correspondence, as well as assisting with file management.

Amber is a certified law clerk and a licensed paralegal.  She graduated from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society with a minor in Womens Studies.  Prior to joining Russell Alexander, Amber worked … more »

Welcome to the team, Lori Dubin

Lori studied for her LLB at Osgoode Hall Law School, graduated in 2003 and was called to the bar after a year of Articling for a prominent Toronto firm. She’s trained new lawyers at the Law Society of Ontario’s Law Practice Program, acted as an articling principle, adjunct professor at various institutions, and commentator on Court TV Canada. Lori is an active member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Toronto Family Law Association.

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Hold The Date

Kawartha Collaborative Practice AGM event will tentatively take place on June 5th, 2019. This will be a dinner into the evening event. More details to follow.
 
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Welcome to the team, Jennifer Diamond

Our team continues to grow with our newest member, Jennifer Diamond! Jennifer has joined Russell Alexander as a Law Clerk. She will be stationed in our Lindsay office for the majority of the week and in the Brooklin office on Wednesdays.

Jennifer received a dual diploma and was on the Deans list at Sir Sanford Fleming College for Law Clerk and Paralegal. She has taken courses in Computer Security & Investigations and Preparatory Health Science.

Jennifer’s hobbies include soccer, snowboarding, guitar, journaling, four wheeling, baking, and travelling. She aspires to experience more of the world by travelling to remote locations. … more »