Firm News Celebrates 2013 Clawbie Award

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is pleased to announce that its Family LLB blog has received a 2013 Clawbie (Canadian Law Blog Award) in the Best Practitioner Blogs category.

Started back in November, 2009, Family LLB is written by our firm’s founder, Russell Alexander. Russell draws upon his nearly twenty years of experience helping clients who are going through a separation or divorce, and writes on a variety of related topics.

The goal behind Family LLB has always been to educate readers about Ontario family law topics. We seek to answer common divorce law questions, highlight legal … more »

2013 Charitable Giving Fund Grant Recipient: Lindsay Girls Hockey Association


Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Russell I. Alexander Awards 2013 Charitable Giving Fund Grant

Lindsay Girls Hockey Association is excited to receive $5,000.00.

LINDSAY, ON September 4, 2013 –

A local business has just boosted the Lindsay Girls Hockey Association rep hockey team with a grant of $5,000.00. The hockey organization was founded in 1998 and celebrating its 15th Year. The Lynx Hockey League and Rep program supports 130 female players ages 9 to 17. This grant will support the replacement of home jerseys for teams from Atom to Midget.

The Russell I. Alexander Charitable Giving Fund provides … more »

Russell Alexander Family Lawyers is Seeking an Associate Lawyer

We are currently seeking to hire an Associate Lawyer.  Our firm practices exclusively in the area of Family Law, and experience in this area is essential.

The applicant’s required skills and knowledge must include:

• Qualified to practice law in Ontario;
• Minimum of 1 year experience in Family Law and litigation;
• Interest and/or Certification in Collaborative Practice;
• Ability to work independently and in a team-environment;
• Strong and effective analytical and problem-solving skills, and excellent writing skills;
• Ability to engage in effective oral advocacy;
• Excellent organizational and time management skills, including attention to detail, … more »

Russell Alexander Joins The Covenant House Sleep Out: Executive Edition

Russell will be spending the night of Nov. 21 outside in Toronto with only a sleeping bag and piece of cardboard to raise funds and awareness for Canada’s largest homeless youth agency. Russell will be among Toronto’s business and community leaders participating in Sleep Out: Executive Edition, including returning Co-chair, Arlene Dickinson of Dragons’ Den and Tim Leiweke, MLSE President and CEO.… more »

Russell Alexander is presenting at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s “Opening Your Law Practice: Getting Started, the Business of Law and Marketing” conference

Russell Alexander is presenting at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s “Opening Your Law Practice: Getting Started, the Business of Law and Marketing” conference September 16th, 2013 in Toronto.

This Conference will be a professionalism program that is jam-packed with readings, precedents, checklists, videos, and resources to help you develop a sound operational business plan. We follow this up with two interactive question-and-answer webcast sessions.… more »

Aleksandra Czyzowska Completes Her Level II Collaborative Practice Training

Our Associate lawyer Aleksandra has completed her Level II of the Collaborative Practice Training. This training supplements the Level I training that all lawyers wishing to practice collaboratively must complete. The training focuses on further developing expertise in interest based negotiations, client assessment and suitability, managing client expectations, strengthening communications tools and managing a Collaborative Practice case.

Aleksandra is a member of Kawartha Haliburton Collaborative Practice and the Collaborative Practice Durham Region groups.

Congratulations Aleksandra on becoming a fully trained collaborative practice family lawyer.… more »

Nicole Is Back For Another Summer!

Nicole is returning as our summer student working reception in our Brooklin office this year and will be our clients’ first contact. She has graduated from the University of Guelph, and will be attending Post-Graduate studies at Seneca in the fall.

This is her third summer with the firm and she is keen to help clients with any inquiries they may have. Nicole loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends. She enjoys reading and outdoor sports.

We are looking forward to working with Nicole for another summer.… more »