Simonetta A. Lanzi

Simonetta A. Lanzi

Family Lawyer

Simonetta has been certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in family law.  She has over 25 years of legal experience.  Her goal is to help clients through the sometimes overwhelming issues that arise from separation and provide realistic, objective and cost-effective advice.

Simonetta restricts her practice to family law, including matters regarding custody and access, child support, spousal support, property division and divorces.   She has a strong network of professionals to work with clients and provide guidance and specialized advice on parenting, tax issues, financial projections, business valuations, etc.

Simonetta is collaboratively trained and is the current Chair of the Durham Collaborative Practice group.  A firm believer in working through issues cooperatively and collaboratively, Simonetta can assist you in resolving issues through agreement.  There are times when litigation is the best option and Simonetta can assist in bringing the matter to a conclusion with the assistance of the Court. She has experience at all levels of court, including the Court of Appeal.

Simonetta has an honours B.A. from the University of Toronto, a Master of Arts from Dalhousie University and her law degree from Western.

Simonetta has found her greatest joy in her family and devotes as much time as possible to her daughters and her husband. Her passion is cooking.  She hopes her golf swing will magically improve.  

Simonetta was an editor for Durlaw, the newsletter of the Durham Law Association. She sits on a number of boards, has written for various publications, and is actively involved in the community.

Please feel free to contact Simonetta by phone at 905.427.4077 extension 23 or her clerk, Diane, at extension 28.   Simonetta’s email is

Certified Specialist Family Law