Thomas J. MacLennan

Barrister & Solicitor

Thomas J. MacLennan
Barrister & Solicitor

Obtaining his law degree from Dalhousie University in 1987, and called to Ontario’s bar in 1989, Thomas J. MacLennan (“Tom”) draws on over 27 years legal experience in family and estates law in Ontario.


Tom brings an expertise over a wide range of legal services, including conference motion and trial work, alternative dispute resolution, negotiation of agreements and advocating in financial, custody and access disputes. As a litigator, Tom has extensive trial experience in the Ontario Courts, including the Superior Court of Justice.


A past instructor in Family Law in the Bar Admission Course and a past executive member of the OBA’s Family Law Section, he is a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Advocates Society. He is a mentor in Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program and an advisor in the trial advocacy course.  He is a coach and advisor in the Law Society’s Coach and Advisor Network offering mentorship and advice to young lawyers.

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Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Past LSUC Bar Admission Course, Family Law Instructor
  • Past CBAO (OBA) Family Law Section, Executive Member
  • Past CBAO Liaison for Electronic Justice Project, Ontario Ministry of Attorney General, Sub-Committee Member
  • Member Toronto Lawyers’ Association
  • Member Advocates’ Society
  • Mentor Ryerson University Law Practice Program (LPP)
  • Advisor Trial Advocacy Course, Ryerson University LPP
  • Coach and Advisor for the Law Society’s Coach and Advisor Network (CAN)

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Phone: 416-591-1354
Fax: 416-944-2536
Email: E-mail Me

 Areas of Practice

  • Child Support
  • Construction Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Civil
  • Estate Planning
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1989


  • Dalhousie Law School, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • LL.B. – 1987
  • Saint Francis Xavier University Antigonish
    • B.A. – 1984
    • Major: Political Theory and Economics