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Daniel S. Melamed*

Tel: 416 777 5416 Fax: 1 888 587 9136
*Legal services provided through Daniel Melamed Professional Corporation

Daniel is a partner in our Family Law Group. Certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Family Law Specialist, he is also fully qualified as a family law mediator and arbitrator.

As a mediator and arbitrator, Daniel has assisted clients and family law lawyers to resolve matters in a sensible, efficient and private manner. In family law matters of property, spousal and child support, Daniel has been involved in the determination of income, the valuation of multinational, privately held corporations, stock options and senior executive pensions. In addition, he has provided counsel regarding the forensic investigation of hidden offshore assets. His practice includes complex custody and access issues involving jurisdictional disputes, and blended and extended families, including grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Daniel is Preferred Counsel to The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company, the insurance provider for lawyers in the Province of Ontario, where he is retained as counsel to defend family lawyers where negligence is claimed. He is also a member of the Family Rules Committee for the Province of Ontario. 

Awards & Recognition

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Community Involvement

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Memberships

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Expertise

Education

  • LL.B., University of Toronto Law School, 1986
  • B.A., Political Science and Economic History, University of Toronto, 1983

Credentials

  • Certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Family Law
  • Harvard Trained Mediator
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1988

Publications & Presentations

Presentation

Improving the Accessibility and Efficiency of the Justice System

The Law Society of Ontario: The Amendments to the Divorce Act: How They Impact Your Practice
Jan 30, 2019
Presentation

12th Annual Family Law Summit

Law Society of Ontario, Program Chair
Apr 9, 2018
Presentation

11th Annual Family Law Summit

Law Society of Ontario, Program Chair
Mar 6, 2017
Presentation

10th Annual Family Law Summit

Law Society of Ontario, Program Chair
Apr 11, 2016

News & Media

Firm News

Congratulations to our lawyers recognized in The 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

The 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that several firm lawyers have been named as leaders in their fields in The 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Direc...
Apr 24, 2019
Firm News

Daniel Melamed participates in roundtable discussion with Attorney General David Lametti

On March 26, 2019 Daniel Melamed  of our Family Law Group participated in a roundtable discussion with Attorney General David Lametti to discuss ...
Apr 17, 2019
Firm News

Daniel Melamed of our Family Law Group speaks to the Globe & Mail about how to divorce-proof your family's wealth

The Globe & Mail 30 per cent of affluent Canadians polled said they didn’t trust their daughters- and sons-in-law to manage their heirs’ inheritance.
Feb 1, 2019
Firm News

Daniel Melamed and Laurie Pawlitza invited to speak before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights on Bill C-78

Daniel Melamed and Laurie Pawlitza, partners in our Family Law Group, have been chosen as two of the witnesses selected by the House of Commons' Stand...
Nov 14, 2018

Events

Daniel Melamed of our Family Law Group to participate as faculty at The Advocates’ Society program on ADR Skills for Family Lawyers

Daniel Melamed of our Family Law Group will participate as faculty in the interactive new program designed for family lawyers will teach practical tec...
May 3, 2019: 00:00

10th Annual Family Law Summit

Daniel Melamed will be chairing the 10th Annual Family Law Summit presented by the Law Society in April 2016.
Apr 11, 2016: 09:00 - Apr 12, 2016: 16:00

Incentivizing Employees – Choosing the Right “Option”

Our speakers will discuss the various forms of deferred employee compensation, including stock options, phantom shares, share appreciation rights plan...
Nov 17, 2015