News Archives for ‘Firm Events’

Family Lawyers Take the Rink

The Oshawa Curling Club hosted Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers for an evening of team building earlier this week.

First a training session to start everyone off:

Finessing sweeping techniques…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And they’re off!




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International Women’s Day

On March 8th, 2019 Russell Alexander hosted an event to celebrate all the women who work in his offices. The Managing Associate Lawyer, Nafisa Nazarali, started off the day by sharing her journey as a woman in the corporate world. She talked about the obstacles and challenges thrown her way simply because of her gender. While being faced with discrimination time and time again, she began to lose hope for her future, her career and her passion.

Nafisa said, “Women have to be resilient,” and even when she was discouraged by many, she found waves of strength. She mentioned … more »

Now Hiring: Receptionist / Junior Law Clerk

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is currently seeking qualified applicants for an available full-time receptionist/junior law clerk position. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the law firm and supporting office initiatives. Strong work ethic, professional demeanor, team player, organizational and time management skills are essential.
 
Responsibilities:
Reception:
·         Manage incoming calls, take messages and transfer calls when necessary;
·         Book initial consultations following specific intake steps;
·         Scanning and copying documents;
·         Distribute incoming faxes, couriers, and mail;
·         Greeting clients in a friendly and professional manner;
·         File opening, client management, and processing more »

2018 Law Association Holiday Parties

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers has been relishing in the festivities of the 2018 Holiday Season. Special thanks goes out to Margot Poepjes for hosting the Durham Collaborative’s Holiday Party on December 5, 2018, and, to Jarret Johnston and company for organizing the Lindsay Law Association’s Holiday Party at the Pie Eyed Monk on December 13, 2018.

We will be rounding out the Season on December 19, 2018 by attending the Durham Region Law Association’s Holiday Appreciation Luncheon at the Oshawa Superior Court of Justice and the Kawartha Collaborative Practice Group’s soirée at Pane Vino in Lindsay.

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2018 Russell Alexander Charitable Giving Fund – Part 2

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers brought toys, joy, and a $500 donation to A Place Called Home. Thank you to everyone who came by the Lindsay office to drop off new unwrapped toys for the first annual toy drive! See photos below…

Left to right: Ajit, Russell Alexander, David, Karen, Dani… more »

2018 Russell Alexander Charitable Giving Fund – Part 1

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers’ First Annual Toy Drive was a major success. The Bethesda House accepted all the toys along with a $500 donation. Thank you to every single one of you who dropped off new unwrapped toys. This holiday season has been nothing but heartwarming.

Left to right: Darla Weir, Michelle Snoek, Laura Burch, Laura Peel, Adam Borer… more »

Office Holiday Party 2018

The staff at Russell Alexander Family Lawyers are looking forward to spending time together at their staff Christmas Party this Friday November 30, 2018! The team will be headed to Toronto’s Christmas Market in the Distillery District and afterwards will head to Il Ponte Cucina Italiana for dinner together. Should you need to contact someone at the office on Friday, the offices will be open until 3:00 p.m. Thereafter, all communication will be responded to upon the office’s reopening on Monday December 3rd at 9:00 a.m.… more »

FDRIO Conference

Russell Alexander is looking forward to attending the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO) 2018 Conference: Through the Lens of Change. He will be co-presenting with Carrie Heinzl and Carolyn McAlpine on “Interdisciplinary Models of Collaborative Challenging Cases”.

Day 1 Schedule: (See Afternoon Workshop #2) https://www.fdrio.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018_DAY1_Conference-Schedule_v3.pdf

Register before November 19th : https://www.fdrio.ca/product/fdrio-conference-2018-2/more »

We are excited to be invited to speak at the IACP 19th Annual Networking and Educational Forum: Collaborative Creativity

We are excited to be invited to speak at the IACP 19th Annual Networking and Educational Forum: Collaborative Creativity

Our presentation will explore how a family business can be impacted when a Company ‘founder’ is involved in separation.  We will discuss:

• When both spouses are principals in the business

• When a second generation of the family joins the business.

• The effects on a range of stakeholders such as business partners and other investors.

• How spouses can cooperate to address the best interests of the children

• How spouses can agree to cooperate to address the best … more »

Humane Society of Durham Region Charity Walk

Russell Alexander, Collaborative Family Lawyers are thrilled to announce that this year our annual charity walk will support the Humane Society of Durham Region. The Friends for Life Walk takes place at Ajax Downs Race Track on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 12-2 p.m. Pets and donors from all walks of life are welcome.

Join us at Ajax Downs this Saturday, and help us raise funds for our furry friends!… more »