Lorna M. Yates
Lorna is a founding partner at Cohen Alves Peeters Yates LLP. Lorna’s client service focused approach, along with her energetic advocacy on behalf of her clients, is the foundation for her successful practice.
Lorna has experience in all areas of family law, including negotiation of complex marriage contracts, separation agreements and parenting plans. Lorna has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Divisional Court of the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Lorna was called to the bar in February, 2002, after obtaining her LL.B. from Queen’s University and B.A. from McGill University. Lorna is married and is the proud mom of young twins. In her spare time (not that she has much!), Lorna is involved in the Toronto Parents of Multiple Births Association (TPOMBA) and is a Board Member for George Herman House, an organization which provides holistic programming and supportive housing for women with mental and emotional health issues.