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On this episode, hosted by Russell Alexander with special guest Jarret Johnston, a children's lawyer explains their role, lays out the process and clarifies common misconceptions. Tune in to Family Law Now to learn more.
Lori Dubin is now an associate lawyer at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers. She is recognized for her client-centered approach and efforts to provide practical and efficient advice in order to achieve the best possible results. She has extensive experience in resolving high conflict cases and successfully settles most of her cases prior to trial.
Lori has practiced law for over 15 years. Prior to working in family law, Lori had 11 years of experience as a criminal trial lawyer with a focus on crimes arising out of domestic relationships. During her academic career, Lori was the recipient of several scholarships based on her academic achievement at York University. She achieved magna cum laude in her final year of her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree program in Psychology and Mass Communications.
Lori studied for her LLB at Osgoode Hall Law School, graduated in 2003 and was called to the bar after a year of Articling for a prominent Toronto firm. She’s trained new lawyers at the Law Society of Ontario’s Law Practice Program, acted as an articling principle, adjunct professor at various institutions, and commentator on Court TV Canada. Lori is an active member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Toronto Family Law Association. She has served her community on numerous Legal Aid Panels and Pro Bono assignments.
Aside from working, Lori has a very active family and social life. She is a fitness enthusiast and loves dogs, especially her own toy poodle.
Welcome to the team, Lori!
Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is growing and we are seeking an Associate Family Lawyer to join our team! We practice exclusively in all areas of family law at multiple office locations in Ontario. We provide the opportunity to work remotely up to three days a week.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $150,000.00 – $200,000.00
Required skills and knowledge:
• Qualified to practice law in Ontario;
• Minimum of 3 years experience in Family Law and litigation;
• Interest and/or Certification in Collaborative Practice;
• Ability to work independently and in a team-environment;
• Strong and effective analytical and problem-solving skills, and excellent writing skills;
• Ability to engage in effective oral advocacy;
• Excellent organizational and time management skills, including attention to detail, and an ability to multi-task;
• High level of professionalism and initiative.
• Drafting legal documents, including but not limited to, pleadings, motions, affidavits, financial statements and conference briefs;
• Upkeep on all current client files, as well as bringing in new clients
• Delegating work to law clerks, and working closely with law clerks on files;
• Attending court.
Applications will be kept confidential. Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Account Administrator – Kiley Lalonde
Kiley has been a valued member of our team since 2007. She is a local graduate of the Legal Administration Program at Durham College. Kiley is organized and efficient in fulfilling her role here at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers. We appreciate and value her as a strong member of our team.
Now Hiring: Family Law Associate Lawyer
Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers work exclusively
on divorce law and family related matters, including custody, spousal
support, child support and separation.
Our lawyers, law clerks and staff members employ a team-oriented approach to serving our clients.
We are seeking an Associate Lawyer to join our team. A minimum of
two years post-call experience in family law is required. Compensation
will include a salary plus incentive based compensation.
Contract position also available.
We promote a work life balance by focusing on our families and giving
back to our communities.
At Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers 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. For more information, visit us at www.RussellAlexander.com.