Sarah has practiced family law since 1993. She advises clients located in Ontario and internationally on complex support, property and parenting issues. She negotiates agreements and represents clients in court at the trial and appellate level as well as in mediations and arbitrations.
Sarah is listed in Best Lawyers International. She is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, a worldwide organization of family lawyers recognized by their peers as leading lawyers in their countries. Sarah is the President-Elect of the Canadian Chapter of the Academy. Sarah is a member of the Law Alumni Association Council of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She also serves as a Director of the Toronto Lawyers Association.
Sarah speaks and writes frequently on family law issues. She is the author of educational material used by the Law Society of Upper Canada in its Licensing Process.
Sarah graduated from Queen’s University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in 1986 and a Master of Arts in 1989. She graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1991. Sarah served as Law Clerk to Mr. Justice Peter Cory at the Supreme Court of Canada in 1991-1992. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993. She was counsel to the Ontario Law Reform Commission and since 1993 has practiced as a family lawyer.
Oren has practiced family law exclusively since 2005. He advocates for his clients when negotiating agreements, appearing before trial and appellate courts as well as in mediations and arbitrations. Oren handles all aspects of family law including property and support, custody and access. Oren acts for clients based in Ontario and internationally.
Oren graduated from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in 1995. He obtained a Masters of Arts in 1997 from the University of Toronto. Oren backpacked through Asia and Australia and worked for a major Canadian bank before attending law school. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an LL.B. in 2004. He was called to the Ontario bar in 2005.
Oren is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and is recognized by Best Lawyers.
Oren participated in the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Negotiation Institute where he completed the Mediating Disputes Workshop. As a mediator, Oren focusses on his client’s interests in order to tailor a solution focussed process that promotes the parties’ participation in resolving their own differences. When asked, Oren will also arbitrate.
Oren has a passion for travel. He is an avid water skier and cyclist.
Kenneth A. Fishman
Ken has practiced family law exclusively since his call to the bar in 2009. He has extensive experience in all aspects of family law including negotiating and drafting domestic contracts and advocating for clients before all levels of court in Ontario. He also frequently represents clients at both mediations and arbitrations. His significant experience includes assisting clients with issues related to support, property division, custody and access.
Ken graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2001. He then worked in management at a Montreal based textile importer before attending law school. Ken graduated from the University of Ottawa with an LL.B. in 2008.
Ken is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society. In his spare time he enjoys travel and is a massive baseball fan.
Sara is a passionate and strategic family law lawyer with over 10 years of progressive experience in representing family law clients. She combines substantive knowledge, ingenuity, and strong advocacy skills to achieve desired client outcomes. Sara takes a business-savvy approach to family law with a focus on cost-effective results.
Sara appears regularly at both the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice as counsel on motions and at conferences. As well, she represents clients at mediations on issues ranging from custody and access to child and spousal support to property division. As part of her practice, Sara also negotiates and prepares marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements.
Sara graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2003 from the concurrent H.B.A./LL.B. program. She also received her Hons. B.A. in Political Science from Western. She was called to the Ontario bar in 2004. Sara articled at a boutique family law firm, and has remained committed to exclusively practicing family law since then.
Sara has written on a variety of subjects in family law, with several articles published in Money & Family Law. Sara also co-authored a chapter on Piercing the Corporate Veil in Family Law for the book The Controlling Mind: Exercising Legal Control – Its Obligations and Liabilities. She has presented on a variety of legal issues at professional seminars and is an engaging speaker.
In her spare time, Sara delights in baking cookies, playing tennis, and cheering on her Blue Jays.
Emily has practiced family law since her call to the bar in 2014. She has assisted clients across a range of complicated legal issues, including support, property division and custody and access. In addition to her courtroom experience, Emily represents clients in mediations and other dispute resolution models. She has a particular interest in custody and access issues and is currently a member of the panel for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer.
Emily graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours degree in Psychology in 2008. She went on to obtain her Master of Arts from Simon Fraser University in 2010, specializing in the area of law and psychology. Emily’s graduate research focused on children’s memory and the implications of this memory on children’s evidence in legal proceedings. Emily began law school at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2010 and obtained her J.D. in 2013.
Before joining Boulby Weinberg LLP, Emily worked at a boutique family law firm in Toronto specializing in high-conflict family law disputes. She also worked as in-house legal counsel at Peel Children’s Aid Society and as a summer and articling student at the Office of the Children’s Lawyer. Emily is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society.
Maria has practiced family law since 2014. She advocates for clients on a range of legal issues, including child and spousal support, property division, and custody and access. Maria employs a practical approach to family law in negotiating and drafting domestic contracts and separation agreements, and effectively representing clients at mediation, arbitration and in Family Court during different stages of the litigation process.
Maria graduated from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Certificate of Proficiency in the Spanish Language in 2009. Maria’s Honours Thesis examined the impact of the dissolution of a close personal relationship on subsequent social interactions with strangers. After graduation, Maria served as a research assistant at York University and the University of Toronto, examining different therapeutic models for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder and trauma, and worked with community agencies that provided trauma-focused therapy for children who had experienced abuse and their families.
Maria graduated Osgoode Hall Law School with a J.D. in 2013. During law school, Maria co-founded the Osgoode Family Law Association and the Osgoode Peer Support Centre. She was also the Osgoode Coordinator of the Family Law Project through Pro Bono Students Canada, assisting unrepresented litigants in the family courts. Maria was called to the Ontario Bar in 2014, after articling with the Office of the Children’s Lawyer.
Maria is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society.
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