"We have the privilege of making positive changes in people’s lives, and it’s very rewarding when we hear from former clients who have successfully moved-on to happier lives. Each time we hear these stories, we are reminded of what drives us to practice family law."


Full Bio

Partner, B.A., LL.B., LL.M.

Julie is a family lawyer and certified mediator/arbitrator who has been practising law since 2002. She has extensive experiencing representing clients with contested and complex financial matters involving families, individuals and businesses. Julie also acts as a mediator/arbitrator for individuals and other family lawyers seeking to use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods.

She is best known for her ability to reach positive outcomes in the most efficient way possible by tailoring her approach to a client’s unique situation. No two cases are the same in family law, which is why she’s been successful litigating vigorously in court, and negotiating amicable resolutions out of court. Either way, she evaluates the pros and cons with her clients to help them make decisions that will be most favorable to their unique situation.

Julie started Stanchieri Family Law because she saw an opportunity to improve the way law firms work with clients. She found that keeping the client at the center of the entire process often creates desirable outcomes while minimizing unnecessary emotional and financial stress. It’s for this reason she created a client-centered culture that is driven by a team of legal professionals who all embrace her philosophy.

When she’s not advocating for clients, you can find Julie negotiating amicable solutions with her husband and children at home. She loves travelling, reading, fitness, yoga, and enjoys promoting healthy lifestyle choices with family and friends.


Attentive, Patient and Professional

Jun 13, 2016

Having to deal with a separation, child custody, access, support and divorce issues is a very difficult, frustrating and highly emotional process. The team at Stanchieri, namely Erin, Adrienne, Cheryl and...Krystle, was very attentive, patient and professional in handling my case. The lawyers were fantastic at explaining everything in simple terms and the law clerks were excellent in keeping on top of communication. Their collective efforts brought the matter to a very timely and painless close.

They pay attention to my situation

May 02, 2016

I actually believe they pay attention to my personal situation. Head and shoulders above the other two Toronto family law firms I have used.

Best Possible Outcome

Mar 09, 2015

Working with Julie and the team through what was a very acrimonious divorce process that involved two young children, I relied on Julie’s guidance to ensure we were putting their best...interest front and center. Her approach and knowledge of the family law ecosystem ensured the best possible outcome for myself and my children. I would personally recommend Julie and her team (and have to several friends) and continue to personally engage the team on a yearly basis as required.


Feb 11, 2015

The Stanchieri Family Law practice is an exceptionally competent and high quality firm. I was very impressed with their professionalism and how they really really cared about my family and I...as they navigated through my extremely complicated divorce. I would highly recommend them to anyone who needs a compassionate and resourceful attorney.

Professional and Courteous

Jan 16, 2015

Everyone that I dealt with from my lawyer to the clerks were very professional and courteous. My Lawyer was very understanding with my situation. Emotions can run high when dealing with...relationships that are dissolving. My lawyer was not forceful or pushy with her opinion on what was worth fighting for and what wasn't. However, she but got her point across all the same. I trusted her with giving me the best possible advise for MY situation.

Extremely Knowledgeable, Professional and Effective

Nov 25, 2014

Extremely knowledgeable, professional and effective. We need more lawyers like Julie Stanchieri. Thank you for helping with my complicated separation.