Award Winning Family Law

Rui J.M. Alves LL.B.

Rui J. M. Alves, partner at Wilson Christen, brings a broad civil litigation background to his practice, providing clients with strategic advice in order to obtain optimal results in their family law matter.

In addition to attending at all levels of Court in Ontario and drafting complex agreements, Rui carries on a Wills and Estates practice. Rui’s experience in the Wills and Estates field, his familiarity with civil litigation, and his knowledge of corporate, trusts, real estate, employment, criminal, immigration and administrative law are valuable assets to the firm and its clients. Rui also serves as a mentor to other lawyers and law students, providing advice and guidance on an informal basis.

Rui is a member of the Osgoode Hall Alumni Mentor Program, Collaborative Practice Toronto, York Collaborative Practice, the Canadian/Ontario Bar Association, the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Portuguese Canadian National Congress, the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business & Professionals and the Portuguese-Canadian Lawyers Association.

Rui is also a trained Collaborative Practice Lawyer.

Rui completed his undergraduate study at York University (Glendon College) in 1991. He received his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1994 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996. He was also a recipient of the Osgoode Hall Alumni Mentor Program’s “Mentor of the Year” Award for 2009/2010.


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