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New Live Virtual Event – Collaborative Divorce 101: Introduction

Free Live Virtual Event Series
Written by Russell Alexander / (905) 655-6335

Family Law Now 🎙 LIVE presents our virtual event series with Ontario divorce lawyers of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and special guests.

Collaborative Divorce 101: Introduction

In this 1-hour live virtual event, Russell Alexander and special guest speakers, Financial Strategy Specialist – Carrie Heinzl, and Ontario Collaborative Family Lawyer – Brian Galbraith, will share their insights and expertise on Collaborative Practice and Family Law.

Attendees will have the opportunity to submit their questions to the panelists to address during the Q&A portion of the presentation. As always, to respect confidentiality, audience members’ identities will remain anonymous.

For those who attend and submit a question, you will be eligible for a complimentary copy of Russell Alexander’s “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Divorce: Russell Alexander’s Guide to Separation, Divorce and Family Law” E-Book and a $5 discount towards the hard copy. All proceeds of book sales will be donated to the Giving Fund in support of various community-based programs including sports, arts, culture, education, and humane societies.

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 at 12 pm EST


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Russell Alexander

Russell is the Founder and Senior Partner of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers. With over 20 years of experience, Russell offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Collaborative Family Law. He uses his experience with a client-focused approach by creating unique solutions for each of his clients to enable them and their families to move forward with their lives in a compassionate and collaborative manner.

Carrie Heinzl, Fairmore Family Law Financial Solutions

Carrie Heinzl is the founder Fairmore Family Law Financial Solutions. Fairmore offers independent, fact-based financial analytics and settlement insights to individuals and couples working through separation and divorce. Carrie is an active collaborative process trainer, co-teaching the introductory program for new collaborative professionals and advanced level trainings for the seasoned practitioner. Carrie has taught statistics, research methodologies and psychology at college and university levels. In addition, Carrie has presented at conferences for the Ontario Association of Collaborative Professionals, Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario Annual Conference, and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Brian Galbraith, Galbraith Family Law

Brian Galbraith is a collaborative family law lawyer, mediator and trainer. Brian is the owner of Galbraith Family Law which has offices in Toronto, Newmarket and Barrie. He has 15 associate lawyers in his firm all of whom are trained as Collaborative Practice family law lawyers. Brian is the incoming president of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). He has taught workshops at the international level for IACP and the American Bar Association and locally for the Law Society of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association and Collaborative Practice groups everywhere. Brian completed his Masters Degree in Law (A.D.R.) in 2016.

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I like the ability to ask questions and have them answered throughout the presentation and I enjoy the friendliness of the presenters.

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“Thank you so much! It’s a great way to reach out and learn important facts about family matters, especially during the pandemic time. More power to your amazing team!”

“Lots of practical information! I also just realized how valuable it is to have everything anonymous! Very professional and informative!”

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“I enjoyed that they knew what they were talking about without any hesitation to answer questions. They seemed very knowledgeable.”

“Thanks to RA and his team for these contributions to the family law bar and the community generally.”



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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the Founder & Senior Partner of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers.