Diane McInnis is a family law lawyer, a family mediator and a collaborative legal professional. She completed her law degree at Dalhousie Law School in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1990 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992. Diane practices exclusively in the area of family law in Kitchener-Waterloo.
Diane offers legal advice to clients during one of the most challenging times in anyone's life. She is both passionate about her work, and compassionate toward her clients. Diane has represented clients in the Provincial and Superior Courts of Justice. However, after witnessing the negative impacts on clients and children who endure the litigation process, she no longer represents clients in court. Diane is committed to assisting clients in a non-adversarial , constructive process to protect her client's rights, coach them regarding their obligations and to preserve their diginity during the difficult transitions from married to divorced. If you are involved in a "custody battle" Diane is NOT the lawyer for you. If, on the other hand you want to find positive solutions to parenting plans and protect your children from conflict, Diane is there to help.
Diane is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Waterloo Law Association, on the core committee of the Collaborative Law Association of Waterloo Region and is a member of the Personal Rights Panel of the Office of the Children's Lawyer representing children in both custody-access disputes and Child protection matters.