Andrea Dunsmuir is an associate of Wood Gold LLP and practices Family Law.
Andrea obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (with Distinction) from the University of Calgary in 2002 and her law degree from the University of Victoria in 2006. During her time at the University of Victoria, Andrea participated in the University of Victoria’s Intensive Clinical Program at The Law Centre, where she appeared in court frequently, assisted with mediation, and conducted hearings before administrative tribunals, including the BC Human Rights Tribunal. Upon graduation, Andrea articled for a large corporate commercial firm in Calgary, Alberta. After being called to the Alberta Bar in 2007, she moved back to Victoria, B.C. with her Husband and worked at a small general practice firm.
Since moving to Toronto in 2009, Andrea has practiced family law exclusively and has represented clients in all aspects of family law matters, including custody and access, child support and spousal support, division of property and divorce. She is an experienced negotiator and appears in court on behalf of clients on a regular basis. Andrea has also completed Collaborative Law Training and is eager to offer these services to her clients.
Andrea’s practice is built on hard work and insight based on experience. Successful outcomes in family law matters are the result of careful preparation and appreciation of a client’s needs. Andrea is compassionate, approachable and practical and has a genuine desire to help. She is always working to find cost-efficient and timely resolutions to her client’s family law issues so that her clients can start to build a bright new future.
Andrea has been called to the Bar in three provinces, is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and is a member of the Peel Law Association. When she is not practicing law, she enjoys going on adventures with her family and creating beautiful things through art, music, and food.