Paula McGirr

LLB (Windsor), Bar of Ontario

Called to the bar in 1990. Currently Senior Family Counsel-Legal Aid Ontario. Winner of University of Windsor Faculty of Law Distinguished Alumni Award in 2021 for work with marginalized communities in ensuring access to justice. Specialist in parents and caregiver representation in child protection cases. Agent for the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee in child protection matters. Frequent speaker and presenter on the topic of child protection law, at continuing legal education programs and judges’ conferences. Author of numerous practice papers in the area of child protection. Articling principal and mentor to new lawyers in the areas of child protection and family law. Avid golfer.