Our People

Listed alphabetically by last name

Aynsley Anderson

Collingwood Office
Aynsley is an associate whose practice is restricted exclusively to planning and municipal law matters, with an emphasis on litigation at the Ontario Municipal Board. Aynsley provides advice to a number of municipalities as well as private sector clients. Full Biography
Practice Areas: Municipal Law

Jodi Armstrong

Jodi Practices in the area of family law and advises clients in matters relating to custody & access, child support, spousal support, and the division of family property. Full Biography
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Practice Areas: Family Law

Greg Cholkan

Huntsville Office

Greg is an associate in our Huntsville office who practices in the areas of corporate/commercial law, real estate and wills and estates.

Full Biography

John R. Cockburn Q.C.

John was certified, in October 2004, by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Corporate and Commercial Law. John also maintains an extensive Residential and Commercial Real Estate practice. He has practiced law in Barrie since 1962. Full Biography

Jennifer Craddock

Jennifer is a partner whose practice focuses on corporate law, residential and commercial real estate, financing and wills and estate administration. Full Biography

George Craig

George Craig began practicing and has been providing legal advice and representation primarily in the areas of real estate and estate planning Full Biography
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Thomas Dart

Tom was called to the bar in 1976. In the early stages of his career, he practiced as a criminal lawyer, a civil litigation lawyer and a family law lawyer. He now practices only in the area of family law and alternative dispute resolution. Full Biography
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Practice Areas: Family Law
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Alf Dick

Alf’s practice concentrates on residential real estate transactions (including mortgages and land development), wills, power of attorney, estate administration and corporate matters. Full Biography

Harold Elston

Collingwood Office
Harold advises municipal governments, Provincial and Federal departments and agencies, developers and residents on municipal law matters, and appears regularly as counsel before the Province’s Boards, Public Inquiries and Courts. Mr. Elston is often retained by municipalities as an Integrity Commissioner, and as an Investigator under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Full Biography
Practice Areas: Municipal Law
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Eric Finn

Eric Finn has been practicing civil litigation and administrative law since his call to the Bar of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1972. He received a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from McGill University and an LL.B. and LL.M. from York University. The Law Society of Upper Canada has certified him as a Specialist in Civil Litigation since 1989. Full Biography

Hilary Goodman

Hilary is an associate lawyer practising in the Family department. Full Biography
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Practice Areas: Family Law

David Harris-Lowe

David Harris-Lowe advises clients in all areas of family law and estate litigation, in particular relating to property and support disputes. He has represented clients at all levels of court in Ontario and has worked as a Dispute Resolution Officer in the Superior Court of Justice. Full Biography

Barrie Hayes

Barrie Hayes graduated from the University of Windsor law school in 1979. Since graduation Barrie has been providing legal services and representation in the Simcoe County area. Barrie practices mainly in the areas of family law and estates litigation. Full Biography

Gillian Hayes

Gillian is an associate lawyer practicing in the Family law department. Full Biography
Practice Areas: Family Law

Graham Knight

Graham Knight has been practicing law in the Corporate/Commercial and Real Estate areas since 1980. His corporate practice has focused on offering sound and timely advice on incorporations, partnership agreements, franchising, corporate financing, mergers and dissolutions to institutional, corporate and individual clients. Full Biography

Douglas Manning

Douglas Manning has been providing legal advice and representation for clients in all aspects of family law and has argued cases at all level of courts in Ontario. Full Biography
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Practice Areas: Family Law

Lauren Martin

Bracebridge Office

After completing her articles with Barriston LLP, Lauren returns as an associate based in our Bracebridge office. Lauren practices in the areas of municipal, real estate and corporate/commercial.

Full Biography

James McIntosh

Jim provides advice to municipal and private clients on a broad range of issues. His clients include a number of local municipalities and utility suppliers providing general advice in addition to handling specific matters involving land development, land acquisition and land sales. Full Biography

Joanne McPhail

Joanne practices in the areas of corporate/commercial law and real estate (commercial and residential). She is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in Corporate/Commercial Law. Full Biography

Janice Mumberson

Janice Mumberson is an associate who practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, as well as real estate and estate planning. Janice was called to the Bar of the Law Society of Upper Canada in June 2013. Full Biography

Mira Ortved

Collingwood Office
Mira practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate (residential and commercial), and wills and estates. She is dedicated to providing efficient, effective and high quality legal services to southern Georgian Bay communities. Full Biography
Practice Areas: Real Estate

Chris Packham

Chris is an associate at Barriston LLP, practicing in the areas of real estate and corporate commercial law.

Full Biography

Dylan Scott

Bracebridge Office
Dylan is an associate who practices in the areas of commercial litigation and family law. His litigation practice is broad and includes providing advice and representation to clients regarding construction, property, business and contract disputes, as well as employment litigation. Dylan also provides advice and representation to clients regarding all aspects of family law. Full Biography

David F. Smith

David is a partner at Barriston LLP and practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate and estate planning & administration. He is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in Corporate and Commercial Law and has practiced law in Barrie since 1976. Full Biography

Nathalie Tinti

Bracebridge and Huntsville Offices
Nathalie practices in the areas of corporate/commercial law and municipal law. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law in 1997 and was called to the New York State Bar in 1998. Full Biography