Ilana J. Tamari 

Hons. B.Sc., D.C.S., LL.M. Law

Chartered & Accredited Family Mediator & Arbitrator

Ilana Tamari has been in full-time private practice since 2002. She is a Chartered and Accredited Family Mediator, who has over 25 years of experience in mediation,  arbitration, Section 30 Forensic Evaluation, Parenting Coordination, Voice of the Child Reports and Neutral Family Collaborative Law Professional.

In addition, Ms. Tamari has written and lectured on various social science research and family law subjects such as domestic violence and power imbalances to lawyers and mental health professionals. As an adjunct to the services listed above, Ilana also provided consultation to lawyers under the auspices of the Office of The Children’s Lawyer, a branch of the Attorney General on specialty cases. Now she consults to counsel on selective family law matters.

Ilana draws on her strengths as a detail-oriented, compassionate and results-focused practitioner, to assist her clients, who hail from a diverse population of individuals in the Greater Toronto Area. Ilana holds an graduate degree in child and family psychology from the University of Toronto and completed an Extern Program in Family Therapy through the George Hull Centre. More recently, Ms. Tamari has completed her Master of Laws through Osgoode Law School, specializing in Dispute Resolution.

Prior to this, Ilana worked as a clinician and psychometrist for many years in various Children’s Mental Health Centres in Toronto and Ottawa, where she conducted neuropsychological assessments and oversaw the day-to-day functioning of a head-injury clinic.  In addition, Ilana Tamari provided Young Offender Pre-disposition Reports and Neuropsychological Reports for the Ontario Courts.

Ilana sat as a Director at Large for FDRIO and ADRIO Boards and co-chaired the FDRIO third annual conference. In addition, Ms. Tamari was a Board Member of the OACCPP and chaired the Professional Conduct Committee, and sat on the Ethics and Governance & Risk Management Committees.