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, parental decision-making responsibility (custody), and parenting time (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 Toronto Lawyers Association and the Advocates’ Society. He is a Governor of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and the president-elect of the Canadian Chapter. Oren is also recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada® and Lexpert®.
Oren is a qualified mediator and arbitrator. 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 focuses on his client’s interests in order to tailor a solution-focused process that promotes the parties’ participation in resolving their own differences. For details about Oren’s approach to conducting mediations, click here. Oren also arbitrates matters and represents clients in the arbitration process.
Oren has a passion for travel. He is an avid water skier and cyclist.