Glen Schwartz

Glen Schwartz
FIRM:
Nathens, Siegel Barristers LLP
POSITION:
Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Family

Glen Schwartz, a partner with the Toronto firm Nathens, Siegel Barristers LLP, focuses on family law.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and Canadian history from McGill University in 2006 before earning his Bachelor of Laws and LL.L (Quebec) from the University of Ottawa in 2010. Mr. Schwartz was called to the Ontario Bar in 2012.

Fluent in both English and French, Mr. Schwartz is able to compare family law that is practised in the civil law of Quebec and the common law of Ontario jurisdictions.

He assists with matters using advocacy, negotiation, and litigation and has appeared before all levels of court in the province, including the Ontario Court of Appeal.

During his legal studies, Mr. Schwartz focused on the field of family law and completed courses ranging from division of property to child protection and trust law.

Before joining Nathens, Siegel, he completed his articles focusing on the areas of family and immigration law.

He is a member of the Family Law Association and the Ontario Bar Association and volunteers with the Lawyers Feed the Hungry program. Mr. Schwartz is also a guest lecturer with the University of Windsor.

Glen Schwartz Posts

Matrimonial home often hotly contested in divorce

The unique status of the matrimonial home makes it one of the most hotly disputed elements of a divorce, says Toronto family lawyer Glen Schwartz. Read more

Dividing pensions in divorce a complex matter: Schwartz

A simpler valuation process has not eliminated disputes over the division of pensions between splitting spouses, says Toronto family lawyer Glen Schwartz. Read more

The ABCs of dealing with pensions in a divorce

In the first instalment of a two-part series, Toronto family lawyer Glen Schwartz provides insights into how pensions are treated in divorce. Read more

Document loans, gifts when helping kids with mortgage

In light of a recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling , parents who want to help their grown children buy a home should always be careful to put it in writing whether the assistance is a gift or a loan, Toronto family lawyer Glen Schwartz tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Schwartz brings rounded approach to family law

In both his professional and personal capacities, Toronto family lawyer Glen Schwartz takes a balanced approach to life. Read more