Brahm Siegel

Brahm Siegel
FIRM:
Nathens, Siegel LLP
POSITION:
Senior Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Family, Mediation

Brahm Siegel, a senior partner with the Toronto family law and divorce boutique Nathens, Siegel Barristers LLP, is a certified family law specialist and dispute resolution officer as well as a certified mediator and arbitrator in family law matters.

He received his Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from McGill University in 1990 before earning his Bachelor of Laws from Queen's University in 1993. Mr. Siegel was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995.

Mr. Siegel was certified as a family law specialist by the Law Society of Ontario in 2008, and certified as a dispute resolution officer by the Superior Court of Justice.

In addition, he was certified as a family mediator by the Ontario Association of Family Mediators and certified as an arbitrator by the Family Dispute Resolution Institute. Mr. Siegel was a dispute resolution officer in the Superior Court of Justice for five years.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Siegel created the Nathens, Siegel Scholarship, awarded to the student with the highest mark in the family clinic course at Queen’s University.

He speaks at conferences and seminars for such organizations as the Law Society of Ontario, The Advocates’ Society, and the Ontario Association of Family Mediators.

Mr. Siegel has been published in Canadian Family Law Quarterly and Money and Family Law and wrote the chapters on divorce, procedure, and alternative dispute resolution for the Law Society of Ontario’s licensing process.

He also co-authored McLeod’s Ontario Family Law Rules and is the consulting editor of the Consolidated Ontario Family Law Statutes and Regulations.

Mr. Siegel is a member of the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario, the Association of Family Conciliation Courts, the Ontario Association of Family Mediators, the Collaborative Family Law Association, and the International Network of Boutique Law Firms.

Brahm Siegel Posts

Stakeholders brainstorm ways to improve family justice

Ontario family lawyers, industry experts and representatives from the provincial government met recently to discuss options for making the family justice system more cost-efficient and responsive to the needs of people, says Toronto family lawyer Brahm Siegel. Read more

Divorce Act amendments a long time coming: Siegel

Long-awaited changes to the Divorce Act that replace outdated language and reflect a modern approach to parenting are a welcome update, Toronto family lawyer Brahm Siegel tells Law Times . Read more

Siegel to share insights on ethical issues in arbitration

Toronto family lawyer Brahm Siegel will speak about ethical issues in family arbitration at the upcoming Osgoode Professional Development forum on Effective Arbitration: Strategies for Success. Read more

Prenup protocol reduces chance of court challenge

Counsel can insulate their marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements from challenge by following some simple rules, Toronto family lawyer Brahm Siegel tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Proposed changes to the Divorce Act raise controversial issues

Family law reforms are currently under consideration by the Department of Justice following testimony in December before the Justice Committee, Toronto family lawyer Brahm Siegel tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Siegel works in lockstep with family law clients

Clients who hire Toronto family lawyer Brahm Siegel should get used to the sound of his voice. Read more

Siegel to share insights on family arbitration at FDRIO event

Toronto family lawyer Brahm Siegel will participate in a panel discussion on what makes an effective arbitration at Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario’s (FDRIO) annual conference. Read more