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Upcoming Virtual Event: Establishing a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Free Live Virtual Event Series
Written by Russell Alexander ria@russellalexander.com / (905) 655-6335

Family Law Now 🎙 LIVE presents a virtual event with a panel of Ontario family lawyers from Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers. 

Establishing a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Wednesday, September 7th at 12 PM EDT

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In this 1-hour live virtual event, a panel of Ontario-based collaborative family lawyers will be discussing the importance and value of diversity, equity, and inclusion within an organization, for both internal and external stakeholders. They will also be sharing their tips and best practices for establishing a DEI committee as a family law firm.

Attendees will have the opportunity to submit their questions to the panelists. The panelists will reserve time for a dedicated Q&A segment at the end of the presentation. To respect confidentiality, all attendees’ identities will remain anonymous to other audience members.

Registration is complimentary. Reserve your spot now as spaces are limited.

Those who attend the live virtual event and provide feedback to our team will receive a complimentary advanced copy of one of Russell’s recent e-book releases.

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Speakers

Nafisa Nazarali Headshot

Nafisa Nazarali

Nafisa is the Senior Managing Associate Lawyer at our firm. She is a collaboratively trained lawyer and has been practicing exclusively in all areas of Family Law for over 10 years with the best interest of children as a primary focus when providing legal advice and strategies for clients. She uses her skills as a collaborative lawyer to find creative ways of achieving positive results for her clients. Nafisa is also committed to giving back to the community and currently sits as a Board of Director at Luke’s Place, the Malvern Family Resource Centre, the Durham Region Law Association, and Collaborative Practice Durham Region.

Margie Primero-Pimentel Headshot

Margie Primero-Pimentel

Margie has over 14 years of experience in Family Law. She is a Collaborative Family Law Practitioner and an Accredited Mediator who is passionate about facilitating fair and reasonable settlements for her clients. Margie approaches law in a holistic manner and believes that, as a Family Lawyer, she has a unique opportunity to provide emotionally intelligent advice to clients that will assist them in moving forward with their lives in a better position with the best interest of her clients and their children in mind.

Brittany Whalen, Associate Family Lawyer

Brittany Whalen

Brittany was called to the bar in Ontario in 2016 and to the Newfoundland and Labrador bar in 2017. As a family lawyer, she uses her innovative problem-solving and conflict management skills to ensure her clients feel comfortable and supported as she supports them in navigating and resolving their family law matters. Brittany is also known for her minority rights advocacy. She received national attention for her role as lead counsel in a landmark transgender rights case which led to her client receiving the first gender-neutral birth certificate in Canada. This case acted as a catalyst for country-wide policy and legislative reform aimed at promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion.

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About the author

Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

For more information, visit our website, or you can call us at: 905-655-6335.