Anne’s mediation techniques use a practical, methodical, and sensitive approach to resolving family, guardianship, and estates matters expeditiously and effectively. Anne has a passion for working with people, understanding their personal narratives, for diffusing tension in difficult situations and ultimately for resolving their disputes.
Anne is experienced in all areas of Family Law, including divorce, separation, child and spousal support and support reviews, property division, custody and access, and marriage contracts. Anne’s Wills and Estates practice includes will preparation, estate administration and estates litigation, will challenges, guardianship applications, dependents relief applications, and estate accounting.
Anne’s private practice of law is located in Oakville, Ontario, where she practices as an associate with the firm of Lush Bowker Aird, Barristers and Solicitors. Anne is also outside counsel to the Office of the Children’s Lawyer, Ministry of the Attorney General, representing minors in estate matters.
Anne has worked in both the private practice of law and in government legal positions, including as in-house counsel for the London Middlesex Children’s Aid Society, and as in-house counsel for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer, Ministry of the Attorney General, Government of Ontario.
Anne is a member of the Halton County Law Association, and was previously a member of the London-Middlesex Law Association. Anne has been a seminar instructor at the Bar Admissions Course for Family Law and has been 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.
In 2016, Anne obtained her Comprehensive Arbitration Training Certificate with the ADR Institute of Ontario. Anne also received General Alternative Dispute Resolution Training in 1998, and Family Law Mediation Training with Dr. Barbara Landau in 1996. Anne obtained her LL.B. and BA in Sociology from Western University.
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