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Aubrey J. Sherman is the managing partner. His practice focuses on family law dispute resolution including high net worth and large asset property division, financial settlement, and highly contested divorce litigation. He practises family law for every kind of modern family including blended families and same-sex couples. Aubrey's diverse expertise in several related areas of business law benefits his family law clients because he understands the corporate legal issues that often intersect in matrimonial disputes including business valuations, division of family run businesses, and private corporations. He also has expertise in estate planning and estate administration.
ThreeBestRated consistently recognizes Aubrey as one of the top three divorce lawyers and estate planning lawyers in the City of Kitchener. Divorce Angels also recommends Aubrey as a trusted and vetted legal professional in Waterloo Region for those going through the uncertainty of a divorce and estate matters.
Aubrey is a member of the Ontario Association for Family Mediation and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. He has completed Dispute Resolution Levels 1 and 2 through the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies at Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo and he has obtained his Certificate in Dispute Resolution Levels 1 and 2 through the ADR Institute of Ontario with a focus on conflict and negotiation theory and the mediation process. Aubrey offers mediation services as counsel for a party in family mediation or as a neutral third-party family mediator for parties wishing to mediate a family law dispute by applying an interest-based approach to conflict resolution. Aubrey strongly encourages all of his clients to resolve disputes by negotiation, mediation, collaborative family law, and arbitration before incurring the expense and uncertainty of court. He understands that not every case can be settled outside of court. When litigation is necessary, he stands with his clients before the court with a clear and focused strategy, unwavering resolve, and the knowledge gained from many years of experience in advocating on behalf of clients in family court.
Aubrey offers a creative and common sense approach to his clients’ problems, while driving issues towards a timely, cost-effective and beneficial resolution. He promotes an interdisciplinary approach to family law by ensuring that his clients have the opportunity to obtain the advice of the best experts in related fields, including forensic accountants, tax specialists, and psychologists.
In his estate planning practise, Aubrey assists clients in drafting comprehensive Wills and Trusts to meet their goals, protect their legacy, and to minimize taxation and probate fees. He also advises estate trustees though the process and challenges they face in properly administering estates, and assists them in the court appointment and probate process.
Aubrey is a distinguished volunteer philanthropist, was a past recipient of the Philanthropist of the Year Award from Waterloo Wellington Fundraising Executives (WWFRE), and received the K-W Kinsmen Club Award for Community Service. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the Agency of Family and Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region.
Areas of Practise
Family Law, Family Law Mediation, Estate Planning, Estate Administration
Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Agency, Family and Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region, 2016-Current
Awards & Achievements
Year of Call
A little bit more about Aubrey
Aubrey enjoys living an active lifestyle, is a talented chef, and an arts enthusiast. He regularly attends the Saturday Kitchener Farmers’ Market and believes in clean eating and supporting and buying from local merchants.