Ruby completed her Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.
Ruby also holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from York University and has completed her Master of Laws studies at Osgoode Hall Law School, specializing in Dispute Resolution.
As a law student, Ruby gained experience in Osgoode’s Intensive Program in Poverty Law. Ruby worked at Parkdale Community Legal Services, assisting clients with their landlord and tenant disputes before the Landlord and Tenant Board.
Ruby completed her articles with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT) under the direction of their highly-respected General Counsel. At the WSIAT, Ruby’s work revolved around administrative law and workplace safety and insurance matters.
Ruby has been exclusively practising family law since 2009.
In 2020, Ruby was honored with an appointment to the Dispute Resolution Officer (DRO) Panel for the Superior Court of Justice in Newmarket as well as Toronto, Ontario. Lawyers appointed to this position function to support the family law court process by aiding parties in attempts to resolve their issues prior to their case proceeds before a judge.
Ruby speaks English, Cantonese (fluent) & Mandarin (conversant).
VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Ruby has volunteered her time for numerous worthy causes, including the Afghan Women Organization, Community Legal Aid & Services Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).
MEMBERSHIPS & BOARDS
In addition to being a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Ruby also sits on the Board of Directors of the York Region Law Association (YRLA), and is an Executive Member of the Association of Chinese Canadian Lawyers of Ontario (ACCLO).
OUR CORE VALUES
RL Family Law is a reputable and reliable legal practice that focuses on obtaining results and closure for our clients. Whether you are involved in a complex parenting dispute or require a marriage or cohabitation agreement, we provide customized and cost-effective services for our clients. We understand that your family situation is unique, and that family breakdowns are stressful.
We believe that many issues can be effectively negotiated and resolved out of court, however, when situations require court appearances, we advocate diligently and tirelessly on our client’s behalf.
At RL Family Law, we know that our values are what define us as a firm.
HONESTY & INTEGRITY
Being open and honest in all our dealings with clients, courts and fellow counsels.
Working with dedication and commitment to deliver quality service to our clients.
Being responsive to our clients, and always doing what we say we will and striving for excellence and quality in everything we do.
Listening and asking questions in order to understand your needs and achieve results.
Acting with integrity – even in difficult circumstances – while providing quality service and protecting our client’s interests.
Acknowledging and accepting responsibility for our advice.