Elaine Richard

Elaine Richard

B.A. LL.B.


Contact Information

Elaine Richard


905-346-0775 ext.739


1980 - Bachelor of Arts, University of Waterloo
1984 - LL.B., University of Western Ontario
1986 - Call to Ontario Bar

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Elaine Richard has resided in Niagara for the past thirty years. She practiced in the areas of family, civil and criminal litigation with the firm of Lancaster, Mix & Welch (now Lancaster, Brooks & Welch) following her call to the Bar in 1986. In 1993, Elaine joined Graham Repei and practiced in partnership as Repei, Richard where she focused primarily on Family law. In 2008, Elaine began practice as a partner with Chown Cairns.

Elaine has extensive experience in negotiating settlements. She has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario and is frequently in the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice.

Estates & Wills Services

  • Drafting of Wills
  • Drafting of Power of Attorney

Family Law Services

  • Drafting of Marriage contracts
  • Representation on divorce and separation
    • Child and Spousal Support
    • Custody and Access
    • Property Division

Professional Activities, Organizations, and Awards

Law Society of Upper Canada member
Lincoln County Law Association member and past president
St. Catharines Lakeshore Rotary Club member 1998 – 2013
Niagara North Community Legal Assistance board member 1985 – 2008