Shawn Richard

In January 2014, Shawn joined Lenkinski Law as an associate. He is building a family, estates and civil litigation practice. Shawn has successfully represented clients in the Ontario Superior Court and the Ontario Court of Justice on various commercial and family law matters. Shawn also has recent publications in family law, including The Value of Date of Marriage Debt: Zavarella v. Zavarella, 2013 ONCA 720 and 34 Days, Two Experts and an Overnight: a Critique of M v F, 2013 ONSC 6089 and M. v. F., 2015 ONCA 277. His areas of practice include family, estates and civil litigation. Shawn is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he teaches Trial Advocacy at the Faculty of Law. In 2013, Shawn acted as co-counsel for the Elliot Lake Mall Action Committee (ELMAC) at the Elliot Lake Inquiry. Before the Inquiry, Shawn practiced for several years at a civil litigation boutique in the areas of tort litigation (including medical malpractice, professional negligence and personal injury), employment litigation and commercial litigation. He articled and practiced at a different civil litigation boutique, where he worked on medical malpractice actions, professional disciplinary matters, and complex commercial disputes