Susan Blackwell

Susan Blackwell

Sole PractitionerBlackwell Family LawFamily (Ontario); Family (British Columbia)

Susan is a family law lawyer working as a freelance lawyer in the Toronto area. She works with individuals and other family law lawyers on all types of family law matters, providing unbundled legal services on a project-by-project basis. Because of the varied nature of her practice, Susan has unique experience in assisting low-, mid- and high-income clients with a wide variety of family law issues, including child and spousal support, custody and access and property division.



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Susan is a family law lawyer working as a freelance lawyer in the Toronto area. She works with individuals and other family law lawyers on all types of family law matters, providing unbundled legal services on a project-by-project basis.

Susan acts regularly as duty counsel for Legal Aid Ontario in the Toronto family courts. She is also the co-founder of The Family Law Workshop through which she leads in-person workshops about family law, separation and divorce in an affordable and approachable small group format.

Because of the varied nature of her practice, Susan has unique experience in assisting low-, mid- and high-income clients with a wide variety of family law issues, including child and spousal support, custody and access and property division. She enjoys working together with family law lawyers and clients to achieve efficient, thoughtful and practical results for families.

Education

  • University of Toronto, LL.B., 1996
  • Huron University College, University of Western Ontario, B.A. (Hons.), 1993

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1998

Experience

  • Author and co-author of several family law papers, including "New Developments in Disposition Costs and Why they Matter", S. Glazman & S. Blackwell, 33 CFLQ 49

Associations

  • Ontario Bar Association (including the Family Law Section)
  • Toronto per diem Duty Counsel Panelist, Legal Aid Ontario