Kirsten Hughes was called to the bar in 2002 after obtaining her Hons. B.A., B.Ed, and LL.B. Kirsten is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Family Law. After completing a clerkship with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto, Ontario, she commenced her legal practice in the City of Hamilton.
Known and respected for her superior litigation skills, Kirsten has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario and regularly represents clients in lawyer-assisted mediation and arbitration settings. Kirsten excels in the courtroom setting and is regarded by both colleagues and clients as an unwavering professional and eloquent advocate. She approaches each case with the calm confidence necessary to achieve successful results for her clients.
In addition to a busy family law practice, Kirsten is actively involved in the legal community as a Past President of the Hamilton Law Association and former legal panelist for the Office of the Children‘s Lawyer. She currently sits as a Dispute Resolution Officer at Hamilton Unified Family Court. Kirsten speaks French and Italian and would like to be an interior designer when she grows up.