Seema Jain is an Accredited Family Law Mediator and Child Protection Mediator, Children's Lawyer, Collaborative Family Law lawyer and Family Law Arbitrator. She is also an appointed Dispute Resolution Officer at the Superior Court of Justice, who assists parties by narrowing issues and facilitating settlement before the parties meet with a judge. Seema sits on the board of directors of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Ontario, which is an interdisciplinary association of lawyers, mental health professionals, mediators, family law judges and other professionals working in the family justice system.
Seema has over twenty years of experience mediating complex disputes. Prior to being called to the Bar in 2002, Seema completed a Masters in Social Work and worked as a social worker, family therapist and crisis worker while attending law school. Since becoming a lawyer, Seema has practised exclusively in the area of family law in Toronto. Seema is the Principal of Jain Family Law and Mediation.
Seema speaks at conferences and presents to other professionals on advanced mediation topics. She regularly delivers training and presentations on a variety of topics in family law. She also provides training and supervision to those new to mediation and more advanced mediators.