Katherine Cooligan is the Regional Managing Partner of the Ottawa office. She is the Chair of the Regional Management Committee and also the Regional Leader of the Estates and Family Law Group. Katherine practises civil litigation and is a specialist in family law as certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Katherine appears before all levels of court, including the Superior Court of Ontario and Ontario Court of Appeal. In addition and as an adjunct to her litigation practice, Katherine negotiates, drafts and reviews all forms of domestic contracts, including marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements and separation agreements. Katherine has extensive litigation experience in all aspects of family law including custody, financial issues including corporate and business issues arising out of separation, income determination, and child and spousal support.
During the Bar Admission Course, Katherine was awarded the Abraham Lieff Scholarship Award for demonstrating excellence in the skills required in family law practice.