Emma Katz's Bio
Emma was called to the Bar in 2013. After practising civil litigation at a boutique firm for four years, Emma transitioned into practising family law so she could advocate for individuals. She takes pride in advocating for her clients and is committed to getting to know each client to ensure their interests are protected. Emma is a seasoned litigator and has been arguing in courts and in front of tribunals since she was an articling student. She also understands the importance of negotiating resolutions through Alternative Dispute Resolution when appropriate. Emma has completed the Fundamentals and Advanced Mediation Training with the Mediation Training Centre. She is a member of the OBA Family Law Executive and past member of the OBA Young Lawyers’ Division Executive. Emma contributed to writing resources regarding decision-making responsibility and parenting time for the Family Law Education for Women and to the family law chapter in the new edition of Death of a Taxpayer.
Emma grew up in Toronto and is strongly connected to her community. She completed her Juris Doctor at Osgoode Hall Law School, during which time she spent one semester working at Parkdale Community Legal Services. Emma is proud and excited to join the Board of Directors for the legal aid-clinic, Justice for children and Youth this year, and continuing to work with the clinic on the Development and Fundraising Committee.
A Little More About Emma Katz
Emma has a strong interest in music and theatre and takes any opportunity she can to hear live music or attend at a play at one of Toronto’s wonderful local theatre companies.