Leanne Townsend

Leanne Townsend
Townsend Law
Sole Practitioner
Criminal, Family

Leanne Townsend, a sole practitioner operating Townsend Law in Toronto, focuses on family and criminal law and provides coaching services.

She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Toronto in 1990, before earning her Bachelor of Laws from Western University in 1993 and her Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto in 2011. Ms. Townsend was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995.

A former assistant crown attorney with Ontario's Ministry of the Attorney General, Ms. Townsend assists with divorce, separation, marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements, and custody and access matters in her family law practice, while her criminal law services include bail hearings, trials, pretrials, and guilty pleas.

In addition, Ms. Townsend holds a certificate in professional coaching and provides such services as life coaching, divorce and relationship coaching, and wellness and women's coaching through customized or group programs and workshops.

Leanne Townsend In The News
Townsend to present keynote at International Women’s Day lunch

Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach  Leanne Townsend  will be the keynote speaker at an empowerment luncheon to mark International Women’s ... Read more

Divorce recovery workshop takes holistic approach to healing

Recovering from a divorce can be a long and difficult process, so guidance on how to cope with the new reality can be very helpful, Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery ... Read more

Townsend to discuss self care at Total Mom show

Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach Leanne Townsend will share her insights on the importance of self care and letting go of perfection at the Total Mom show. ... Read more

Knowledge is power: pre-divorce workshop guides clients through process

Taking time to strategize before diving into divorce can save people money in the long run, Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach  Leanne Townsend  tells ... Read more

Townsend to present at Toronto’s Elite Divorce Party

Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach  Leanne Townsend  will share her insights on how to reinvent yourself and move forward after divorce at Toronto’s ... Read more

Have the 'money talk' before living together, marrying

Couples shouldn’t wait until they’re living under the same roof to have a frank discussion about finances,  Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach ... Read more

Addressing root causes of intimate partner abuse

Ontario has come a long way in addressing domestic abuse, but with dozens of women still dying at the hands of their partners in this country every year, there is more work to be ... Read more

Dating following a divorce: what to expect

In the final instalment of a four-part series, Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach Leanne Townsend  offers tips on how to successfully navigate the ... Read more

Strategies for divorcing a narcissist

People who decide to initiate divorce proceedings from a narcissistic partner should prepare themselves, financially and emotionally, Toronto family lawyer and divorce ... Read more

Strategies for social networking after a marital split

In part three of a four-part series, Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach Leanne Townsend  discusses steps newly single people can take to rebuild their ... Read more

Embracing financial empowerment after divorce

In part two of a four-part series, Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach Leanne Townsend  explores strategies to help newly single people get a handle on ... Read more

Tips for rejoining the workforce following divorce

In part one of a four-part series, Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach Leanne Townsend provides tips and strategies for those looking to re-enter the workforce ... Read more

Coaching program helps people rebuild following divorce

With almost half of all marriages ending in divorce, Toronto family lawyer and life coach  Leanne Townsend  says there are many who struggle to cope with the emotional ... Read more

Marriage contract 'a must’ the second time around

Couples who cringe at the thought of a marriage contract because they believe it ruins the romance need to be realistic, especially if they’re entering a second marriage, ... Read more

Liberal government introduces measures to update Canada's family laws

OTTAWA — The federal government has introduced new legislation that aims to help families settle disputes outside court, emphasize the well-being of impacted children and ... Read more

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