Gilead Kay

Sole PractitionerFamily Law

Gilead Kay studied law at Osgoode Hall Law School after obtaining his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto. He was called to the bar in 1996 and has been practicing solely in family law. In August 2019, Gilead Kay founded Kay Family Law and Mediation, his own family law firm and mediation practice.



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Gilead Kay studied law at Osgoode Hall Law School after obtaining his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto. Following his call to the bar in 1996 he became a founding partner with the law firm Zinati Kay. In August 2019, he founded Kay Family Law and Mediation, his own family law firm and mediation practice.

He began his legal career as an articling student at the Attorney General’s Office - the Family Responsibility Office Branch. Since then he has handled thousands of cases on behalf of the Family Responsibility Office, both as counsel for the Family Responsibility Office in Toronto and as Payor's Counsel. He has appeared as counsel for the Family Responsibility Office throughout Southern Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area and has appeared as its counsel before the Court of Appeal.

Gilead Kay also has an extensive practice in the area of child protection and child advocacy and is a panel member with the Office of the Children's Lawyer and executive member of the Ontario Association of Child Protection Lawyers (“OACPL”).

Gilead Kay has also been a presenter and speaker at Continuing Legal Education programs focused on the Family Responsibility Office and Child Protection law.

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, LL.B.
  • University of Toronto, B.A.

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1996

Associations

  • Panel Member, Office of the Children's Lawyer
  • Panel Member, Legal Aid Ontario
  • Registered Member, Ontario Association of Family Mediators
  • Board Member, Ontario Association of Child Protection Lawyers
  • Registered Member, Family Law Association