Anne McGrath is an experienced Mediator and Arbitrator specializing in Wills, Estates and Family Law. She has practiced law in these fields since 1989 and possesses extensive knowledge in all related areas, including:
- estate administration and litigation
- will challenges
- guardianship applications
- dependents relief applications
- estate accounting
- child and spousal support and support reviews
- property division
- custody and access
- marriage contracts
Anne possesses a practical, methodical and perceptive approach to resolving Wills, Estates, Family Law and Guardianship matters expeditiously and effectively. She has a passion for working with people, understanding their personal narratives and for diffusing tension in difficult situations and ultimately helping to resolve their disputes.
Anne obtained her Family Law Mediation Training with Dr. Barbara Landau in 1996 and General Alternative Dispute Resolution Training in 1998. In 2016, Anne completed a Comprehensive Arbitration Training Certificate with the ADR Institute of Ontario.
Anne has worked in both the private sector and in government positions; also acting as outside counsel to the Office of the Children’s Lawyer, representing minors in estate matters.
Anne is currently a member of the Halton County Law Association. She has been a seminar instructor for the Family Law Bar Admissions Course, a panel member at the Estates and Family Law Seminar for Halton County Law Association. Anne has served on the Boards of Directors for the London Sexual Assault Centre and Community Living Oakville.
Anne obtained a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Western Ontario in 1984, an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario in 1987 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1989.