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The partners, associates and staff at Giffen LLP Lawyers congratulate our colleague, partner Cynthia Davis, on becoming President of the Waterloo Region Law Association. Cynthia has a very busy practice (and life!) and goes above and beyond with her commitment to the profession and her community - way to go, Cynthia!
Team Giffen had a fun night helping to raise money (almost $3,000 - yay, team!) again this year at Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBSWR) of Waterloo Region's Bowl for Kids' Sake. BBBSWR is a community organization committed to helping children and youth live their full potential.
Giffen LLP Lawyers was pleased to support the Rotary Club of Kitchener Conestoga's annual "Skate 48" hockey tournament in support of local children's charities. This year the tournament raised $140,000.00 - way to go!
Giffen Lawyers is pleased to provide the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre with a decorated Christmas tree for another year. Since 2003, the Centre has treated 100,000 patients and raised over $26 million to help those patients.
On November 6th, Giffen LLP Lawyers participated in "Braiding Diversity Into Justice" with the Ontario Justice Education Network. The goal of the event was to inspire and encourage young women of all backgrounds to enter the legal profession. We were happy to be a part of this event.
Read family law lawyer and Giffen LLP Lawyers partner Lorrie Stojni's latest AdvocateDaily.com interview about the role of the Office of the Children's Lawyer (OCL) in child custody disputes, by clicking this link.
Giffen LLP Lawyers continues to support the Food Bank of Waterloo Region, and would like to remind everyone that during the summer months, food donations are at their lowest, yet the need of our neighbours in the region remains constant. Please consider making a donation of any size to our local Food Bank, by visiting its website, here.
Giffen LLP Lawyers is pleased to welcome back Laura Smith to the firm. Laura articled with Giffen LLP in 2017-18, and returns as an associate lawyer practicing in the areas of family law and civil litigation. Laura was born and raised in Waterloo, and has a B.A. (Hons.) from Queen's University and joint Canadian and American law degrees from Windsor University and and Detroit Mercy Law.
Spouses involved in family law disputes should beware: online social media posts can be used as evidence in court. Read the AdvocatesDaily interview with Giffen LLP Lawyers partner and family law lawyer, Lorrie Stojni, here.