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.
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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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 »
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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 »