Cathryn obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University, and her law degree from the University of Western Ontario. She was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1996. She has worked in the employment sector and in family law.
Cathryn’s practice is currently focused on mediation and collaborative family law. She is certified with the Ontario Association for Family Mediation and is collaboratively trained. She also has considerable experience working with children of divorce as an agent with the Office of the Children’s Lawyer.
By combining creative and positive communication techniques with her knowledge of the law and legal process, Cathryn helps parties solve their own problems and reach lasting agreements.
In addition, when specific expertise is required, Cathryn has a network of professionals to whom she can refer participants. Often by obtaining expert opinions or assistance, the parties are able to move forward productively.
Cathryn works in association with Margot Hallman, as Hallman, Paul Dispute Resolution Services. Margot has been a family law professional in the GTA for over 30 years. As a leader in the field of family mediation, Margot’s practice is focused on Family Mediation and Arbitration. She provides internships in mediation and she teaches mediation and arbitration skills. Margot offers a unique approach to complex cases where the family may benefit from working with a team of professionals to resolve their conflict. She has also been an agent for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer for over 20 years.
Margot’s website may be found at http://resolving.ca/
Stacey is the executive assistant to both Cathryn Paul and Margot Hallman. Stacey is the main contact for initial inquiries and scheduling. She has trained in mediation, and is working towards certification with the OAFM.
Internships are offered for a reasonable fee to qualified individuals who are working towards their accreditation with the Ontario Association for Family Mediation. If you are interested in an internship, please email your resume and indicate the course of training that you are pursuing to email@example.com