As a family lawyer, Tamara is a dedicated advocate, insightful advisor, creative problem-solver and skilled negotiator. She has a unique ability to connect with people during challenging times, and to assist them in forging a path to the next chapter in their lives.
Tamara believes that how you go about resolving your family law issues is as important as the end result. Many people do not realize that how they approach their family law issues can set the tone for their ongoing relationship with their children and former spouse for years to come.
The Collaborative model offers a better and more holistic approach to solving family law issues than most other dispute resolution options. This process offers a safe environment wherein separating couples can navigate what is typically a difficult transition by staying focused on what matters to both of them without vilifying each other.
Tamara is a mother of three, and an avid volunteer. She sits on the board of directors of a private elementary school, chairs a committee of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa and is a member of the Program Advisory Committee for the Legal Studies Department at Algonquin College. Tamara has a Bachelors of Arts from the University of British Columbia with a major in English Literature, and obtained her J.D./LL.B. from the University of Ottawa. Tamara was born in Santiago, Chile, was raised in Vancouver, and has lived in Ottawa since 2006.
Tamara is thrilled to join the CFL practice panel after 6 years of being involved with the group as an associate member.