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 »
We built our Lindsay office 13 years ago in 2000 and now it’s time for a facelift.
New kitchen, artwork, lighting, updated furnishings and fresh paint are planned. Design and consulting services are being provided by Linda Bradley and Benson Plumbing will redoing the kitchen area. Thanks for all your help Linda and Scott.… more »
This June, associate lawyer Aleksandra will be completing Level II of the Collaborative Practice Training in Toronto. This training supplements the Level I training that all lawyers wishing to practice Collaboratively must complete. The training will focus on further developing expertise in interest based negotiations, client assessment and suitability, managing client expectations, strengthening communications tools and managing a Collaborative Practice case.
Members of the training team include Marion Korn, Eva Sachs, Jennie Ormson and Gail Aller-Stead, all of whom bring extensive personal experience in the area of collaborative practice. Aleksandra obtained her Level I certificate in December 2012, and is … more »
We are pleased to announce that our senior law clerk Gabrielle recently received our Client Service Award for her excellent commitment to helping our clients. Gabrielle has been helping clients at our law firm for 15 years.… more »
Kawartha Haliburton Collaborative Practice is an association of Family Law Counsel, Financial Professionals, Mental Health Professionals and Mediators who work together to highlight and promote the benefits of the Collaborative Process.
The goals of the Kawartha Haliburton Collaborative Practice are to assist divorcing/ common-law spouses and other couples work towards a mutually fair and equitable end to their relationship without the acrimony, anxiety and financial cost that often accompanies litigation, and to protect the integrity and health of family relationships. The Collaborative Practice is not about winners and losers. Our Collaborative Professionals assist the clients to communicate with respect, ultimately … more »
The Russell Alexander Team will again be participating in the Durham Furry Friends 5km Walk/Race in 2013. The race will take place on June 2, 2013 in Whitby, and members of the firm will be participating to raise funds for the Humane Society of Durham Region.
The firm encourages everyone in the community to participate in this great cause! Entrants may register alone or as a team. For more information, visit the Furry Friends Walk website. … more »
In Justice Brownstone’s best-selling book Tug of War, he says that except for a limited category of situations, going to family court should be a last resort. Everyone knows that family court litigation is time-consuming, expensive, complicated, highly stressful and often unpredictable. In this much-anticipated episode of Family Matters, Justice Brownstone and Russell Alexander will elaborate on the alternatives to family court: mediation, collaborative law, and other innovative modalities that can help parents in dispute make peace, not war.
Justice Brownstone and Russell will review the ‘nuts and bolts’ of Collaborative Family Practice and how this model is increasingly being … more »