B.A, LLB, ACC. FM, NP416-593-0210[email protected]
Services Provided: Family Mediation, Family Arbitration Screening
Avagene is a family law lawyer, certified family mediator and notary public.
Avagene has practised exclusively in family law since her 2005 call to the Bar.
Fluently bilingual, Avagene holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in French (Honours) as well as a French Business Certificate issued by the Chambre of Commerce and Industry of Paris.
Avagene’s extensive mediation experience includes working as an on-site mediatior in Toronto’s family courts. She is also a trainer and coach in the Riverdale Mediation Family Mediation training program.
Avagene is the founder of Skervin Law, a family law firm in Mississauga, Ontario. She promotes the resolution of family law issues including decision-making responsibility, parenting time, support and property, through a variety of alternate dispute resolution processes. She is also a member of the Ontario Family Law Limited Scope Services Project and a Dispute Resolution Officer with the Superior Court of Justice, Kitchener.
Avagene’s volunteer work in the field of family dispute resolution includes serving on the Board of Directors for Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO), being co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for FDRIO and co-chairing FDRIO’s 2022 Conference, “Widening the Scope of FDR”.
Avagene has shared her expertise in family law by presenting on “The Intersection of the Pandemic and Family Law Cases, A Financial and Legal Review” at the Chartered Business Valuators Institute (CBV) in 2021 among other presentations.