Welcome to our Directory of lawyers who will work with family law clients on an unbundled basis. Each of the lawyers listed in the Directory has completed the training we offer on how to deliver unbundled family law services. Contact information for participating lawyers is included in their Lawyer Profile in the Directory.
Please note that Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project does not endorse or recommend specific lawyers.
If you are interested in working with one of the lawyers in our Directory or otherwise, you should contact the lawyer to decide if they are right for you. When doing so, you may want to ask them about (i) their experience providing family law services, (ii) their general approach to family law disputes, and (iii) the fees that they charge for their services.
- (416) 368-0700
- (416) 948-0444
2 St. Clair Avenue West 18th Floor
- Anne E. Freed, Family Law Lawyer & Mediator
Anne will consider going to areas outside of Toronto (e.g. Brampton) on a case by case basis.
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- Phone, Email, Text, Skype
- Hourly rate, Discounted hourly rate, Flat fee with conditions, Other Instalment payments where appropriate
• Anne brings her toolbox of her 37 years training and experience in Family Law Litigation and in Mediation. She holds a Masters in Law in Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) as well as her law degree.
• Anne has had a special interest in the feasibility of unbundled Family Law Legal Services for many years. In that regard, Anne was a member of a Committee of the Ontario Bar Association several years ago, whose mandate was to consider the feasibility of unbundled Family Law Legal Services and to report to the Law Society on this.
• Anne is an active member of the legal profession as well as her community. She served on Council (the governing body) of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) for 2 terms. Anne served for many years on the Executive of the Family Law section of the CBA and on the Executive of the ADR sections (Alternative Dispute Resolution) of the OBA. Anne is a former Program Director for the Women’s Law Association of Ontario and current member. She’s also a member of Collaborative Practice Toronto.
• Anne was also a member of a committee of the Ontario Bar Association several years ago, in conjunction with the Law Society ,to consider the expansion, or not, of the services of paralegals.
• Anne created and led her own Collaborative Practice Study Group of lawyers, financial professionals and mental health professionals, supporting the development of Collaborative Practice in Toronto at the highest possible level. Anne is also a member of the Canadian Association of Women Executives & Entrepreneurs.
• Anne is a prolific writer of articles about important and timely legal issues, which she writes in a highly readable and quick read style, so as to be helpful to the public in understanding often difficult legal concepts, which she pares down to “simple.” In that regard see her various blogs on her web site at www.annefreed.com/blog.
• Anne publishes a newsletter approximately once a month which she e-mails to approximately 350 recipients – both lawyers and non-lawyers.
• Anne was a member of the Consent and Capacity Board several years ago. She attended hearings and prepared written Reasons (Decisions).
• The following are Anne’s credentials:
• BA (Honours Sociology), McGill University, Montreal, 1974
• JD (Juris Doctor, Law Degree), University of British Columbia, 1979
• Called to the Bar of Ontario April 1981
• Master of Laws Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution,
Osgoode Law School, York University, Toronto, 1999
• Certification in Collaborative Practice, 2005
• Advanced Training in Mediation, Arbitration and Collaborative Practice, 2010
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