Peter Szajak is an experienced Family Law lawyer dedicated to providing individualized, client-focused legal services on all aspects of Divorce and Family Law.
Peter has taught Family Law in the Law Clerk Program at Centennial College and has appeared in a wide spectrum of proceedings at all levels of Court in Ontario.
Peter was born in Warsaw, Poland, speaks fluent Polish and offers legal services in English and in Polish. Peter was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004 and is a licensed member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. He holds multiple degrees, including a Master of Arts (from York University) and a Juris Doctor (from Osgoode Hall Law School). Peter conducted graduate field research in Mental Health Law and Policy at York University and co-authored an article published in the Ottawa Citizen newspaper entitled: “Do the Mentally Ill have Rights?”. Peter received notable awards from Osgoode Hall Law School in recognition of academic excellence and active commitment to the principles of social justice.
Peter has applied his strong academic skills, his passionate commitment to social justice and the desire to provide meaningful help to those in need as the foundation for his law practice. Peter’s core belief is his willingness to work diligently, efficiently and effectively to assist clients with their most difficult problems and work towards achieving the best possible resolution in each case.
Peter is a highly knowledgeable Divorce and Family Law lawyer with extensive practical experience assisting clients achieve resolution in a wide mix of often difficult, urgent, high conflict and emotionally daunting situations.
Peter has a very personable approach to legal practice which makes him an absolute pleasure to engage with. Peter is easy to talk to, listens and takes the time to understand the unique circumstances of each client's situation. He provides clients with a clear understanding of their rights and their available legal options which empower them to be in the best position to make informed decisions about how to proceed forward.
He is easily accessible and makes it a point to be very responsive to client telephone calls. He can be reached directly outside office hours should an urgent or emergency situation arise.
Peter genuinely cares for his clients and their children and is willing to offer his help no matter how complex, difficult or challenging the case is or may appear to be.