Lorne H. Wolfson

Lorne H. Wolfson


Torkin Manes LLP

Recognized since 2006

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Family Law

Family Law Mediation

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A senior member of the Family Law bar and a senior partner in our Family Law Group, Lorne’s practice includes all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody and access, property, support, and domestic contracts. He conducts litigation before every level of court in Ontario, as well as providing mediation and arbitration services. He also acts as counsel to lawyers and accountants addressing family law concerns that arise in business, wills and estates, and personal financial planning. He has been a partner with Torkin Manes since 1979.Lorne has been accredited as a family mediator by the Ontario Association for Family Mediation. He is also a Dispute Resolution Officer of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and sits on the Family Law Rules Committee.Lorne is recognized for his mediation and arbitration expertise and has completed the following related specialty training:Harvard Negotiation Institution Mediation Workshop, Law Society of Upper Canada Mediation Course, Mediation and Domestic Violence Training. Lorne currently holds several teaching positions, including:Instructor, Family Law Section, Can Bar Prep Instructor, Family Law 101 CourseInstructor, Family Law Arbitration CourseInstructor, Basic Family Mediation CourseContinuing Legal Education programmes with the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association

Location

  • 151 Yonge Street, Suite 1500
    Toronto, ON M5C 2W7
    Canada

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1977
  • Ontario, 1977
  • Ontario, Certified as a Specialist in Family Law by The Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario, Certified as a Specialist in Family Law by The Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario, Certified as an Arbitrator by the ADR Institute of Ontario
  • Ontario, Certified as an Arbitrator by the ADR Institute of Ontario

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Canadian Bar Association - Member
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Member
  • The Advocates' Society - Member

Torkin Manes LLP
Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

34 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation

Awards:

  • 2015 OBA Award for Excellence in Family Law in Memory of James G. McLeod
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Family Law (2016)

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