Gerald Stotland
Partner

Overview

Gerald Stotland joined our firm as a partner in 2021. He practises law in both Quebec and Ontario. His practice covers all aspects of family law. He frequently acts as a legal advisor to other lawyers and accountants to resolve family law issues relating to the financial planning of both businesses and individuals.

Gerald is recognized internationally by his peers and by the Quebec judiciary as a skillful strategist and pleader, particularly for having successfully argued several high-profile cases.

Gerald has authored several articles for the Quebec Bar's Continuing Education Program, the Canadian Family Law Quarterly, the American Journal of Family Law and Evidence in Family Law (Canada). Moreover, he lectures frequently for the Quebec Bar, the Canadian Bar Association, the Bar of Montreal, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (Quebec), the Canadian Institute, the American Bar Association, the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the National Judicial Institute, the National Family Law Program, the Lord Reading Law Society, the Accountants Study Group, and the Law Society of Ontario.

Gerald has been steadfast in his support of the legal profession through his work on behalf of the Montreal Bar and the Quebec Bar both as a member of council and chair of several committees.

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Areas of Expertise
  • Family and Personal Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Tax, Estate Planning and Tax Litigation
Education
  •  Family Mediation Training, Florida, 2011
  • National Federation of Law Societies, LL.B. equivalent, 1998
  • LL.L., Université de Montréal, 1970
  • B.A., Sir George Williams University, 1967
  • Certificate in Family Law Arbitration, University of Waterloo
Affiliations and Activities
  • Member of the Quebec Bar
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Member of the Association des avocats et avocates en droit familial du Québec
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL)
  • Family Law Roundtable (USA)
  • Former president of the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Former president of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Canadian Chapter
  • Former member of the Ethics Committee of the Jewish General Hospital
  • Former President of the Family Law Section (Quebec Branch) of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Former member of the Community Relations Committee of the Canadian Jewish Congress
  • Former member of the Board of Directors of the Ville-Marie Social Services Centre
  • Former member of the Board of Directors of the Summit School
  • Former chair of the Judicial Compensation Committee, Canadian Bar Association
Recognition
  • Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Family Law Mediation, since 2021
  • Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the field of Family Law, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Family Law, since 2006
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Telephone 514 925-6357 Facsimile 514 925-5057 Email
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Year of Call to the Bar

Ontario, 1998
Quebec, 1971

Languages

 English, French