Ruchira Kulkarni – Associate Lawyer
Ruchira is an associate lawyer practicing family law. Ruchira completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo where she received her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Arts and Business in 2011. Ruchira received her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa’s English Common Law Program in 2015.
Prior to being called to the Ontario bar in 2016, Ruchira articled with a boutique firm in Toronto providing legal services in family law and estate litigation. Following her articles, Ruchira enjoyed a significant amount of litigation experience working as a criminal defence lawyer in Toronto. Ruchira has represented clients at various levels of courts including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Ruchira’s experience in criminal law allows her to manage the impact of criminal proceedings on family matters.
Ruchira dedicates her practice to all areas of family law including property disputes, child and spousal support, and custody and access matters. Ruchira is focused on achieving practical yet meaningful solutions for her clients at the earliest opportunity so that they can move forward with their lives. Ruchira’s client-centred approach is complemented by her litigation experience, which allows her to effectively resolve matters both in and out of court.
When Ruchira is not working, she enjoys landscape photography and yoga.
Areas of practice
Bachelor of Arts, Honours in Psychology and Arts and Business, University of Waterloo, 2011
Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa, 2015
Professional and Community Associations
Member, Peel Law Association
Member, Family Law Association
Member, South Asian Bar Association
English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Marathi and Punjabi
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