Seema Jain is an Accredited Family Law Mediator and Child Protection Mediator, Children's Lawyer, a Collaborative Family Law lawyer and Family Law Arbitrator. She is also an appointed Dispute Resolution Officer at the Superior Court of Justice, who assists parties by narrowing issues and facilitating settlement before the parties meet with a judge. Seema was called to the bar in 2002 and has been practising exclusively in the area of family law since that time. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she obtained a Masters Degree in Social Work and worked as a clinical social worker.
Before starting her own practice, Seema worked at a boutique family law firm in downtown Toronto.
Seema’s focus in assisting clients is to listen carefully before she provides the appropriate information and generates options, solutions or strategies.
Andrea is a family lawyer who enjoys negotiating both comprehensive parenting plans and complex financial settlements. Her goal is to provide superior value to clients by keeping abreast the latest legal developments and delivering services in a cost-effective and child-focused manner. Andrea represents children as a panel lawyer for the Office of the Children's Lawyer and is also a member of Collaborative Practice Toronto.
After her call to the bar in 2012, Andrea worked at a leading corporate finance law firm before deciding to devote her practice to families and children. Andrea holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto, where she received the Blakes Scholar Award, volunteered for Downtown Legal Services and the Child Advocacy Project, and was a production editor for Ultra Vires and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review.
Andrea is an avid reader and author of "Adoption" in Wilson’s On Children and the Law.