As an experienced family law lawyer, Beverley will use her knowledge, passion and creativity to achieve the best result for you, the client.
Beverley assists her clients in ensuring their interests are protected and advanced in all family matters including divorce, child and spousal support, property division, including complicated situations involving corporate assets, stock options and businesses, and custody/access. Beverley works hard to resolve issues for clients in a cost effective manner; however she is also an experienced litigator with extensive trial experience.
Beverley assists clients in the areas of estate planning including preparation of wills, powers of attorney for both property and personal care, as well as assisting executors and beneficiaries with estate administration and litigation.
Beverley received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario in 1992. She received her Law Degree from the University of Windsor in 1996 when she was awarded the Smith Lyons Award for trial advocacy. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998 and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the County of Carleton Law Association. Beverley is also a panel lawyer for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer wherein she advocates for children.
Born in Toronto and now practicing in Ottawa Elise attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario where she earned her LL.B. and was subsequently called to the Ontario Bar.
Laura articled at Johnston Family law after graduating from the University of Ottawa in June 2022 with a Juris Doctor in common law. Laura also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Commerce Degree from Saint Mary’s University. Prior to attending law school, Laura spent several years working on Parliament Hill and in the non-profit sector.
Laura was called to bar in 2023 and is a member of the County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA.)
Sheri has a dual role with the firm serving as a senior law clerk as well as assisting with the day-to-day operations of the firm to support our clients and staff with various administrative tasks.
Her goal is to keep the office running smoothly, which allows the firms’ lawyers to focus on the needs of our clients and to continue to deliver a high-quality legal product.