• Fair, imaginative and expeditious resolution of your family law issues.
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    About us

    Between them, Stephen and Gerry have over 70 years of experience dealing with complex and challenging family law matters. They have appeared in all level of courts across the country.
    In 1990, as an alternative to costly and protracted court proceedings, they started one of the first private dispute resolution services in Canada and, as mediators/arbitrators are highly skilled in this field. Their experience and knowledge can assist you.

    They offer these services:

    • counsel work and opinions for complex negotiations/litigation, both at trials and appeals
    • counsel work and opinions for other family law lawyers
    • arbitration, both interim and final
    • mediation
    • mediation/arbitration
    • expert evidence

    Stephen and Gerry are able to “tag-team” as needed to ensure prompt, efficient delivery of all these services.

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    Stephen Grant

    LSM, Cert. F. Arb.

    Direct Line: 416.238.7776

    Jessica Boucher

    Legal Assistant

    Direct Line: 647.729.4271

    Stephen Grant LSM, Cert. F. Arb.

    Direct Line: 416.238.7776

    Jessica Boucher Legal Assistant

    Direct Line: 647.729.4271

    Stephen Grant is an experienced family lawyer. He has appeared in courts across the country as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a mediator/arbitrator and founded Resolutions Inc., a dispute resolution group, in the early 1990s.

    Stephen is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and was the first President of the Canadian Chapter. Stephen is the Editor of the Advocates’ Journal, the publication of the Advocates’ Society, and has been on the editorial board of the Ontario Reports for over 20 years. He is the co-author of Lawyers’ Professional Liability, soon in its 3rd edition.

    Stephen was awarded the Law Society Medal in 2006.

     

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    Gerald Sadvari

    Cert. F. Arb.

    Direct Line: 416.238.7822

    Gerald Sadvari Cert. F. Arb.

    Direct Line: 416.238.7822

    Gerald Sadvari has over 35 years of experience as family law counsel in all courts in Ontario, and has provided expert testimony in numerous cases in the Superior Court of Ontario.

    Gerry is a Certified Family Law Arbitrator and has conducted an alternative dispute resolution practise since 1990. Gerry is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and appears in all editions in the Canadian Legal Expert Directory as one of the most recommended family law lawyers in Ontario. Gerry is also recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in family law and family law mediation.

    Gerry has published over 150 articles in the area of Family Law in various publications, including articles for The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association’s Family Law Program on topics of support, advocacy, marriage contracts, valuation of property and trusts. He is the co-author of “The Separation Agreement, Annotated” which is the standard form of the separation agreement in the Province.

    Gerry received his BA from the University of Toronto and his LLB from Queen’s University. Gerry was called to the Ontario bar in 1978.

    Since June 2013 Gerry has restricted his practice to ADR.

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    Erin Crawford

    Associate

    ecrawford@grantsadvari.com

    Direct Line: 647.725.1058

    Erin Crawford Associate

    ecrawford@grantsadvari.com

    Direct Line: 647.725.1058

    Erin Crawford is an associate at Grant & Sadvari with a focus on family law.

    Erin holds a BA (Hons) in International Development from the University of Guelph and an LLB from the University of Windsor. She was called to the bar in 2003.

    In addition to representing clients at various levels of court and in mediation and arbitration, Erin represents children in custody and child protection matters, as a member of the Office of the Children’s Lawyer panel in Ontario.

    She is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts; The Advocates’ Society; and is on the Executive of the Family Law section of the Ontario Bar Association.

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    Megan Edmiston

    Associate

    Direct Line: 416.238.7963

    Megan Edmiston Associate

    Direct Line: 416.238.7963

    Megan Edmiston is an associate practising in all aspects of family law. Before joining the firm, Megan practised civil litigation at a Bay Street boutique and summered and articled with a prominent full-service Toronto firm.

    Megan obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and International Development from McGill University in 2006 and her J.D. from Queen’s University in 2010. During law school Megan attended the University of Cape Town on exchange and received a Certificate in Public International Law from the Bader International Study Center in England. While at Queen’s she participated in a clinical placement with the Frontenac Children’s Aid Society and volunteered with the Pro Bono Students Canada’s Family Law Project.

    Megan was called to the Ontario Bar in 2011. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association’s Family Law and Young Lawyer sections.

  • Contact us

    PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION AS OF TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2, 2014:

    165 Avenue Road, Suite 201
    Toronto, ON M5R 3S4
    T 416-238-7899  F 416-352-1522

    Mary Cameron, Business Manager
    mcameron@grantsadvari.com
    T 647-725-1056

    TTC

    Walking distance from Rosedale Station
    Walking distance from Bay Station
    Walking distance from Bloor-Yonge Station

    BUS

    Bay Street bus to and from Union Station stops a block away from our office.
    The Avenue Road Express bus stops just South of Davenport.

    PARKING

    There is ample metered parking on Davenport Road and two Green Ps nearby.