A passionate and highly skilled family lawyer, Melissa regularly advocates on behalf of clients in high conflict custody and access disputes, represents clients in the collaborative resolution of family law matters and manages complex financial matters for a broad spectrum of low to high net worth clients. Melissa appears before the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice.
Graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2010, Melissa completed an intensive clinical program in mediation and served as duty counsel to the Osgoode Legal Aid Clinic as part of her studies. She articled with a major government tribunal, subsequently completing her Master’s degree at the University of Toronto. After practicing law in downtown Toronto for some years Melissa returned to her hometown of Oakville, Ontario to practice exclusively in family law and estates litigation.
She currently serves on the executive of the Ontario Bar Association and Halton County Law Association and regularly volunteers with youth in the Halton community.
Melissa joined our team January 2013 and is one of the founding members of the firm.
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.
Reviewer: George H
out of 5 stars
Stephen is my go-to attorney 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.
Reviewer: Nancy Chu
5 out of 5 stars
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.
Reviewer: Noah Parker
5 out of 5 stars