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

Family Law

 

Education

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

 

Languages

English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Marathi and Punjabi

 

Contact Information

rkulkarni@lhlaw.ca

 

Clerk

Rhonda Lichty | Family Law

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