Andrea DeSantis,B.A. LLB Andrea obtained her B.A. at the University of Toronto and her LLB. at Osgoode Hall Law School. Shortly after graduating she was called to the bar in 1999. She articled and practiced family law in Hamilton at large firms. Her extensive experience includes working with a broad range of clients who require assistance with complex financial and child-related issues to simple uncontested divorces.
In addition to her litigation experience, Andrea also represents clients through the alternative dispute resolution methods such as: The Collaborative Practice process, mediation and arbitration. As a trained collaborative lawyer, Andrea is committed to seeking efficient and creative ways to resolve the issues involved in every case. Andrea is a skillful and compassionate advocate both inside and outside of the Courtroom. She fosters a respectful process while protecting important family relationships in order to seek the best possible outcome for her clients. She prides herself on preparedness, efficient advocacy, and sensitivity to the family unit.
Andrea is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, Hamilton-Halton Collaborative Family Practice Group; the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Hamilton Law Association and the Halton County Law Association.