Georgina Carson

PartnerCarson Lein LLPFamily (Ontario)

Georgina Carson is a senior family law lawyer and partner at the Toronto family law firm of Carson Lein LLP. She holds degrees from Queen's University (B.A. Honours) and the University of Toronto (LL.B.). Georgina has practised exclusively in the area of family law since her call to the Ontario Bar in 1991. Georgina's solutions-based approach helps clients resolve complex custody, support, property and tax issues through co-operative negotiation, collaborative law and alternative dispute resolution, at all levels of court in Ontario.

Georgina Carson is a senior family law lawyer and senior partner at the Toronto boutique family law firm of Carson Lein LLP. With degrees from Queen’s University (BAH) and the University of Toronto (LLB), Georgina has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since being called to the Ontario Bar in 1991. Georgina’s solutions-based approach helps clients resolve complex custody, support, property and tax issues through cooperative negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and advocacy at all levels of court in Ontario. She is an appointed Dispute Resolution Officer in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto; former longstanding member of the Barristers’ Advisory Group for the Law Society of Ontario; contributing author to Ontario Family Law Practice; former Chair of the Family Law Executive of the Ontario Bar Association; former panel lawyer for the Office of the Children's Lawyer; executive editor of the original Law Society of Upper Canada’s Separation Agreement Annotated; and frequent speaker, author, and instructor at legal education programs through the Advocates' Society, the Law Society of Ontario, Osgoode Professional Development, and the Ontario Bar Association. She may be reached at georgina@carsonlein.com.

Education

  • University of Toronto, LL.B.
  • Queen's University, B.A. (Hons.)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1991

Experience

  • Dispute Resolution Officer, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Toronto)
  • Former Editor of the Ontario Bar Association's family law newsletter, Matrimonial Affairs
  • Former Panel Lawyer, Office of the Children's Lawyer
  • Executive editor of The Law Society of Ontario's Separation Agreement Annotated
  • Frequent speaker, author and instructor at legal education programs through The Advocates' Society, Law Society of Ontario, Ontario Bar Association and Osgoode Professional Development Centre

Associations

  • Barristers' Advisory Group (Family Law), Law Society of Ontario
  • Former Chair, Family Law Executive, Ontario Bar Association
  • Collaborative Practice Toronto

Awards & Honours

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Family Law)