President: Kathy Batycky
Since her call to the Bar, Kathy has practiced in civil litigation and family law. Kathy recently completed the family law mediation course and family law arbitration course through Riverdale Mediation in Toronto and has also obtained her Certificate in Elder Law through Osgoode Hall Law School.
Kathy is currently a member of the executive of the Family Law Section of the OBA as well as a member at large of the CBA national family law section and vice-chair of the Family Law Practice Group for the Advocates Society. She has also been a member of the OBA Council for several years, and she has in the past been a member of the Executive of both of the OBA’s Child and Youth Law section and Elder Law section.
Vice President: James Page
Along with his colleague, Laura Hillyer, James was among the first lawyers in Ontario to successfully move to strike a civil jury as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shortly thereafter, James and Laura were among the first lawyers in the Province to conduct a completely virtual personal injury trial via Zoom.
James is a former and current participant in the Ontario Justice Network (OJEN) as a high school mock trial coach, and a former President of the Brain Injury Association of Peel & Halton (BIAPH).
Treasurer: Jasmine Sweatman
Secretary/Library Chair: Jill Edwards
Past President: Melissa FedsinSkilled and knowledgeable in family law, civil procedure, administrative & tribunal law, workplace health & safety law, labour & employment law (including human resource management), insurance law, and mediation & negotiation strategy.