Sarah has practiced family law since 1993. She advises clients located in Ontario and internationally on complex support, property and parenting issues. She negotiates agreements and represents clients in court at the trial and appellate level as well as in mediations and arbitrations.
Sarah is listed in Best Lawyers International. In 2019 Sarah was recognized by Best Lawyers as the Toronto Family Lawyer of the Year. Sarah is ranked by Lexpert as one of Toronto’s Leading Practitioners of Family Law. She is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, a worldwide organization of family lawyers recognized by their peers as leading lawyers in their countries and is past President of the Canadian chapter. Sarah is a member of the Law Alumni Association Council of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She also serves as a Director of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Chair of the Family and Estates Committee of the Toronto Lawyers Association.
Sarah speaks and writes frequently on family law issues. She is the author of educational material used by the Law Society of Ontario in its Licensing Process.
Sarah graduated from Queen’s University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in 1986 and a Master of Arts in 1989. She graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1991. Sarah served as Law Clerk to Mr. Justice Peter Cory at the Supreme Court of Canada in 1991-1992. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993. She was counsel to the Ontario Law Reform Commission and since 1993 has practiced as a family lawyer.