Steve Lubczuk is the Managing Partner of Miller Thomson's Southwestern Ontario offices in Guelph, Waterloo and London and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. With over 35 years of practise, Steve has assisted many clients experiencing matrimonial and personal relationship breakdown in an empathetic yet practical and skilled manner. He has expertise in complex property and support cases as well as high-conflict custody and access cases and is well regarded by his clients and colleagues.
Steve has extensive experience in all aspects of family law and divorce including litigation, mediation, arbitration, and negotiation of separation agreements. He also practises collaborative family law. Steve has negotiated marriage and cohabitation agreements for many of his clients. His professional expertise extends to married and unmarried spouses. He has also advised clients on adoption matters.
Steve has conducted appeals in the Ontario Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Appeal and Divisional Court as well as trials in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (and predecessor courts) the Ontario Court of Justice (and predecessor courts), Small Claims Court and Provincial Offences Court. He was a Chairperson of the Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal. Steve is trained in mediation and has presided as both mediator and arbitrator in family law cases and represented clients in mediations and before boards and tribunals.
Steve has been involved in providing alternate dispute resolution services in the community with respect to family law matters. He has extensive negotiation and drafting skills.