of providing clients with a creative approach to legal advocacy, litigation strategy, conflict resolution, and out- of-court dispute resolution.
Sherman Law LLP is an award-winning family-owned law firm in Waterloo Region with particular focus and expertise in family law, family mediation, collaborative divorce, estate planning, and estate administration.
Over 40 years of experience advocating for clients in family court informs our belief that family disputes are often best resolved out-of-court. That's why we attempt to resolve our clients' disputes in consensual dispute resolution options in a manner that is less contentious, quicker, and less costly than litigation. We are experienced litigators who advocate for our clients in the court when necessary.
Our lawyers and mediators apply an integrative approach to the practise of law by drawing upon knowledge gained from many related disciplines and partnering with colleagues and professionals in those disciplines for the benefit of our clients. The hummingbird that appears in our branding is symbolic with healing, endurance, wisdom, patience, and perseverance. We bring these values to our work with clients in our commitment to practise law as a healing profession.
Our legal professionals have empathy, passion for the work we do, and a strong desire to help. We suggest peaceful and cost-effective ways of resolving disputes. We assist clients who seek knowledgeable and highly-skilled representation throughout Ontario.
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Our lawyers and mediators resolve legal disputes by applying an interest-based and insightful approach to dispute resolution that considers more than strict legal rights, duties, and obligations.
We review the values, concerns, and interests of our clients in developing customized legal solutions that often include reducing conflict and enhancing family communication. Our ability to help our clients to see the bigger picture allows us to provide exceptional advocacy.
We focus on the goals and relationships that matter most to you and to your family by offering a variety of dispute resolution options, including collaborative divorce and family mediation.
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When you hire a member of our legal team, you are retaining advocates, facilitators, and mediators with a large breadth of knowledge and a proven history of achieving innovative and client-focused solutions for all of life's unexpected complications.
For over 40 years, our family-owned law firm has held itself to a higher standard. We are committed to providing you with legal services that use the very best strategies, resources, and creative options available in our industry. Because to our team, “We are in this together, your family and ours” ®TM is not just a claim, it is our promise.
Our depth and range of firm experience allows us to deliver legal expertise that
is comparable to larger regional and national firms, but with a level of understanding and empathy that is rare in today’s legal community.
Our service commitment is to exceed our clients’ expectations by delivering the highest level of professional service while obtaining the best possible outcome and at a reasonable cost.
Our vision is to move families forward from conflict and disputes towards healing, to provide our clients with a measure of security and stability in the midst of uncertainty, and to always advance children's best interests. To achieve this vision, we focus our professional work to create positive change in Waterloo Region through wholistic and integrative legal practise that will improve the lives of our clients and community.
The famous poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou wrote,
"When you learn, teach. When you get, give."
Our lawyers and staff take these words to heart. We are actively involved in the community in sports and recreational clubs, volunteer opportunities, and charitable organizations. Some have taught business law courses at Wilfrid Laurier University. While others have received community recognition for their charitable contributions including the Young Adult Volunteer Philanthropist of the Year Award from the Waterloo Wellington Fundraising Executives, and the K-W Kinsmen Club Award for Community Service. We support child and youth advocacy and our lawyers serve on Boards of Directors including Family and Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region.