Areas of Practice: Family Law
Additional Language: Portuguese
Phone: (416) 364-6211 ext 234
Elizabeth C. Mourao is a partner with Ricketts Harris LLP. Her practises is restricted to family law.
Elizabeth has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal. She has also successfully represented clients in mediation and arbitration proceedings.
A recipient of The Ontario People’s Choice Award which named her Lawyer of the Year recently, Elizabeth – who speaks and writes fluent Portuguese – has been interviewed on OMNI television newscasts and in ethnic print media discussing topical family law matters. She also received awards of excellence for her contributions as a columnist at the Portuguese Sun newspaper when she was writing regularly for the paper.
Elizabeth is a past member of the Family Law Executive for the province of Ontario and a present editor of the sections official newsletter, Matrimonial Affairs. In August of 2013, Elizabeth was appointed to a two year term as Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s JUST., publication. Elizabeth has authored and co-authored a number of leading articles in the field of family law.