ALEXANDRA CARR, Associate Lawyer
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Alex is an associate lawyer at Lenkinski Law and joined the firm in January 2014. She is developing a broad practice in all aspects of family law and routinely provides clients with advice regarding custody and access, support, property division, marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements, divorce and inter-jurisdictional family law issues. Alex has appeared as counsel in the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and in a Public Inquiry.
Prior to joining Lenkinski Law, Alex practiced civil, commercial, class action and public litigation at the boutique litigation firm where she articled. In 2013, Alex was co-counsel for the Elliot Lake Mall Action Committee in the Elliot Lake Public Inquiry.
University of Western Ontario, LLB 2008
Queen’s University, Hon. B.Sc. 2004
Alex is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Advocate’s Society, the Family Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association, and the Canadian Bar Association. She sat on the Young Advocate’s Standing Committee of the Advocates Society for the 2011 to 2013 term.
Alex is a current participant in the Child Advocacy Project where she represents families whose children face challenges to their rights in school. She is also an active volunteer with the Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre.
During law school, Alex was active in the University Of Western Ontario’s student legal aid clinic, where she volunteered as a case-worker. She also wrote a series of public education articles for the student newsletter about access to justice with Pro Bono Students Canada.
The Availability of Trust Income for Child Support
Esther Lenkinski and Alexandra Carr, Money and Family Law, July 2015
Halsbury’s Laws of Canada: Family (2014 Reissue)
Esther Lenkinski and Alexandra Carr, LexisNexis Canada
Canada Q&A, Practical Law Family Multi-jurisdictional Guide (in association with European Lawyer)
Esther Lenkinski and Alexandra Carr
The Enforceability of Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Class Proceedings in Ontario
J. Adam Dewar and Alexandra Carr. (2010) Federated Press, Commercial Litigation Section, Vol. XIII, No. 4, 734-736.
From the Responsibility to the Right to Protect: Acceptance as a Principle of International Law and Application in Darfur
Alexandra Carr. Presented at the 3rd Annual CLAIHR Global Generations Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, February 8, 2007