Oren has practiced family law exclusively since 2005. He advocates for his clients when negotiating agreements, appearing before trial and appellate courts as well as in mediations and arbitrations. Oren handles all aspects of family law including property and support, custody and access. Oren acts for clients based in Ontario and internationally.
Oren graduated from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in 1995. He obtained a Masters of Arts in 1997 from the University of Toronto. Oren backpacked through Asia and Australia and worked for a major Canadian bank before attending law school. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an LL.B. in 2004. He was called to the Ontario bar in 2005.
Oren is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and is recognized by Best Lawyers.
Oren is a certified specialist in mediation. He was granted the FDRP Med designation by FDRIO – the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario. Oren also participated in the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Negotiation Institute where he completed the Mediating Disputes Workshop. As a mediator, Oren focusses on his client’s interests in order to tailor a solution focussed process that promotes the parties’ participation in resolving their own differences. When asked, Oren will also arbitrate. For details about Oren’s approach to conducting mediations, click here.
Oren has a passion for travel. He is an avid water skier and cyclist.