440-200 Queens Avenue
London, Canada N6A 1J3
Vallillee Family Lawyers
Eric is a family law, divorce, and child protection lawyer in London, Ontario. He is also an agent for the Children's Lawyer for Ontario, and acts as children's counsel both in CAS matters and in domestic family court for the Office of the Children's Lawyer.
Eric completed his undergraduate degree in legal studies and history in 2012, followed by his Juris Doctor at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in 2015. During law school, he worked for the Canadian Legal Information Institute and a community legal clinic. He completed his articles, was called to the bar, and worked as an associate in Toronto before moving to London. He then worked as a criminal duty counsel lawyer advising individuals arrested overnight, while also practising in family law working with a well-known London family law firm prior to opening his own law office.
Eric is well-versed in matters involving custody, access and parenting orders, child and spousal support, divorce, property issues, and CAS/child protection cases. He has assisted clients in obtaining police assistance and enforcement orders, as well as temporary injunctions to prevent the abduction of children by air travel, and worked on numerous cross-border files involving young children. His legal writing has been cited by the Alberta Court of Appeal, by senior counsel in facta submitted to the Supreme Court of Canada, and by the Law Commission of New Zealand.
Eric has appeared in courts across London and Southwestern Ontario, as well as in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area, Durham Region/Oshawa, Milton, Orangeville, Kitchener, and in Ottawa.