Michael B. Kleinman

Michael Kleinman was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1994, after completing B.A. (Hons.) in 1988, and B.C.L., LL.B. degrees in 1992, all from McGill University. 

Proficient in English and French, Michael Kleinman is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario, Ontario Bar Association, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and ADR Institute of Ontario. 

Michael Kleinman articled and practised with Epstein, Cole LLP, 1992-1998; practised in association with Gregory W. Cooper, 1998-2010; and, was a principal of Kleinman Gordon | Family Law from 2010 to 2020. 

Appointed a Dispute Resolution Officer (D.R.O.) of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto, since 2012. 

Co-chair of the Law Society of Ontario’s Six Minute Family Law Lawyer program, since 2018. 

Frequent presenter at Continuing Professional Development programs including Law Society of Ontario’s Six Minute Family Law Lawyer; Osgoode Professional Development’s Annual Recent Developments and Complex Issues in Child and Spousal Support:Law Society of Ontario’s Advanced Issues in Spousal Support (Co-Chair, 2016); Law Society of Ontario’s Advanced Issues in Domestic Contracts in Family Law (Panelist, 2017). 

Practice restricted to Family Law advocacy, mediation and arbitration.


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Michael B. Kleinman

416-924-3000, ext. 222