Paula has been exclusively practising family law for over 20 years. In addition to her law degree she has two degrees in social work. She has both level I and II training in collaborative law as well as training in mediation and arbitration.  She is qualified to do domestic violence screening. She served as a panel lawyer for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer for 15 years. She has extensive court experience both in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice.  Paula serves as a Dispute Resolution Officer in the Superior Court of Justice in Brampton where she provides direction to parties who have commenced litigation in an effort to resolve the dispute in its early stages.