Mehwish Rasheed, Team - Stephen Durbin And Associates

I have dedicated my education, training and practice exclusively to the area of family law. At work, I am a zealous advocate for my clients and their families.

Mehwish Rasheed

Associate Lawyer


  • University of Toronto (St. George Campus)
  • State University of New York Law School
  • B.A. (Hons)
  • JD
  • South Asian Bar Association (SABA)
  • Women’s Law Association of Ontario
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
  • Law Society Of Ontario
Volunteer Experience
  • International Development and Relief Foundation

Languages Spoken

  • Urdu/Hindi

Mehwish is a licensed legal practitioner in both New York State and Ontario.

Mehwish obtained her Juris doctorate from the State University of New York Law School. While in law school Mehwish developed a strong passion and keen interest in the practice of family law, completing the requisite courses for specialization in family law.

Mehwish worked as an attorney for the New York Domestic Violence and Women’s Rights Law & Policy Clinic before returning to Ontario. After practicing family law in Toronto for two years Mehwish joined Stephen Durbin and Associates in her hometown of Mississauga.

Mehwish is an effective advocate for her clients, especially in situations where domestic violence or high conflict dynamics are at play. She works skillfully to address her clients’ legal needs while prioritizing the safety and well-being of her clients and their children.

In her spare time, Mehwish enjoys cooking, swimming and listening to music.

Mehwish joined our team in September 2018.

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What our clients say

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really appreciate all the hard work

Stephen and his team helped my parents settle their divorce ammicably after 20 years of separation! I am glad I didn’t have to mediate or take sides – really appreciate all the hard work that was put into my family’s situation and that we can all put it behind us.

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What a difference

What a difference an experienced lawyer does make. With Stephen, It was a legal experience, but it was also therapeutic in some ways because he seemed to know exactly what I was going through and his confidence gave me confidence through the process. Can’t thank him enough. It’s great to move on.

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My go-to lawyer

Stephen is my go-to lawyer during difficult times. His knowledge, wisdom, and expertise is simply unparalleled. He puts you right at ease and knows exactly how to handle any situation. Thank you for all your help.

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