Herschel Fogelman

Herschel Fogelman
Fogelman Law
Principal, Founder
ADR, Family, Mediation

Herschel Fogelman, founder and principal of the Toronto firm Fogelman Law, focuses on family law.

He graduated with his Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1988 before being called to the Ontario Bar in 1990.

Mr. Fogelman assists clients with mediation, arbitration, advocacy, and private case management.

As a certified mediator, he handles alternative dispute resolution and has appeared as a litigator at all levels of court, including the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Mr. Fogelman has presented and lectured at the Ontario Bar Association, Osgoode Hall Law School, and The Advocates' Society.

He is a dispute resolution officer for the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto and was an instructor with the family law section of the Bar Admission Course.

He was part of a team of lawyers, chosen by the Law Society of Ontario to draft the standardized separation agreement for use by all Ontario family law lawyers.

Mr. Fogelman is a former trustee of the Toronto Lawyers Association and a member of the Toronto Bench and Bar Committee.

Herschel Fogelman In The News
Identifying an unsuitable case for mediation

It’s important to be able to recognize when a case is unsuitable for mediation, Toronto family lawyer  Herschel Fogelman  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Alternatives to family law litigation: arbitration

In the final instalment of a two-part series on litigation alternatives, Toronto family lawyer and mediator Herschel Fogelman discusses arbitration. Read more

Alternatives to family law litigation: Mediation

In the first instalment of a two-part series on litigation alternatives, Toronto family lawyer and mediator Herschel Fogelman discusses mediation. Read more

Address effect of retirement on support payments in separation agreements

Working spouses must consider the impact of retirement on spousal support in their separation agreements, Toronto family lawyer Herschel Fogelman tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Dispelling mediation myths

A growing number of separating couples are opting to mediate the issues flowing from their marriage and separation without having counsel attend with them, says Toronto family lawyer  Herschel Fogelman . Read more

Social science a step ahead of judicial wisdom in family law

Increasingly, divorced couples are adopting shared parenting arrangements, but initiatives to legislate that approach could pose problems, Toronto family lawyer Herschel Fogelman tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Family mediation gaining traction as ‘preferred alternative’ to court

Mediation is growing in popularity as more families seek to resolve disputes outside the courtroom, says Toronto family lawyer, mediator and arbitrator, Herschel Fogelman . Read more

Fogelman builds thoughtful touches into family law practice

In his new firm, Toronto family lawyer Herschel Fogelman has created the conditions for what he feels will make for successful mediation and arbitration proceedings. Read more

Mediation, arbitration involve distinct skills, techniques

Debate over the ability and for there to be real or apprehended bias for the same person to mediate and arbitrate a case stems from a misconception of the duties and roles involved, says Toronto family lawyer  Herschel Fogelman . Read more

Judges give nod to family law case management service

Judges in family law courts are expressing approval of a unique case management service launched last year by Toronto family lawyer  Herschel Fogelman . Read more

Fogelman to speak at Conduct of the Family Law Motion event

Toronto family lawyer  Herschel Fogelman  will be part of the faculty at this year’s Conduct of the Family Law Motion event on Oct. 2, a joint presentation by The Advocates’ Society and The Law Society of Upper Canada. Read more

Follow your instinct when it comes to assessing capacity

Elderly clients often have specific needs that merit special consideration, and in these cases, it is essential to ensure the client is capable of giving and receiving instructions, Toronto family lawyer  Herschel Fogelman  recently told participants of a Law Society of Upper Canada program. Read more

Fogelman to speak at Family Law and the Elderly Client program

Toronto family lawyer Herschel Fogelman will share his thoughts on family law issues that affect elderly clients at an upcoming interactive program, hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Read more

Family law case management service saves time, cuts costs

Toronto family lawyer Herschel Fogelman is launching a unique private case management service that’s poised to save time and money for parties in family law proceedings. WATCH VIDEO Read more

Departure from guidelines OK in certain circumstances

An Ontario court has dismissed an appeal from a father of three who argued material changes in circumstances justified relief from his child support obligations under a special agreement, says Toronto family lawyer  Herschel Fogelman. Read more

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