E Jane Murray

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Jane has been with the firm since being called to the Bar of Ontario in 1984. During that time, Jane has committed her practice to helping individuals with family or estate disputes. As a qualified mediator and family arbitrator as well as an experienced litigator, Jane works with her clients to ensure that their interests are protected and their disputes are resolved in the most cost effective and efficient manner possible. Jane is proud to be entrusted by her clients with their most personal affairs and she is committed to maintaining that trust by delivering the highest possible quality of legal work.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Estates Litigation
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Estate Planning and Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1984


  • University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    • LL.B. summa cum laude - 1982
  • University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    • B.Sc summa cum laude - 1979
    • Major: Biology

Published Works

  • ''Let it Be?: Spousal Support Update E. Jane Murray and V. Jennifer Mackinnon ", CCLA Family Institute, 2006
  • "Magical Mystery Tour": Seeking Consistency In Spousal Support Awards V. Jennifer Mackinnon and E Jane Murray, 22 C.F.LQ 215, 2004
  • Capacity Issues in Family Law: A commentary on Calvert (Litigation Guardian of) v. Calvert E Jane Murray, CCLA Family Law Institute , 2005
  • Facts and Arguments: A Panel on Spousal Support Panelist, CCLA Family Law Institute, 2004
  • Common Law Spouses: Update on Walsh v. Bona E Jane Murray, East Region Solicitors Conference Montebello, 2003
  • Can You Ever Really Waive Spousal Support?, Written by Robert Montague and presented by E Jane Murray Eastern Region Solicitors Conference Montebello , 2012
  • From Here to Eternity: Securing Spousal Support Obligations E Jane Murray , CCLA Family Institute, 1998
  • Protecting the Guarantee After it is Signed E Jane Murray, Eastern Region Solicitors Conference Montebeilo, 1996
  • “Eight Days a Week” Post- Contino: Shared Parenting Cases in Ontario, Jane Murray and Justice J. Mackinnon, 31 CFQ 114, 2012


  • National Judicial Institute Spring Education Seminar, CCLA Family Institute, 2004
  • National Judicial Institute Spring Education Seminar, National Family Law Program, 2004
  • National Judicial Institute Spring Education Seminar, CCLA Civil Litigation Conference, 2004
  • What Else Can Go Wrong? Estates Workshop E Jane Murray - Moderator, East Reg/on Solicitors Conference Montebefllo, 2006
  • Estates Workshop, E Jane Murray - Moderator East Region Solicitors Conference Montebello , 1999
  • Trusts and Estates Update paper E. Jane Murray Operation Update, CBAO, 1999
  • Speaker, Older and Wiser: Wrinkles in Boomer and Elder Law, CBAO E Jane Murray - Ottawa
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts Written by Gail S. Nicholls and Presented E. Jane Murray at Adventures in Charitable Giving, Community Foundation of Ottawa- Carleton, 1999
  • Advising the Small Business Person: Incorporation Issues, CCLA, CBAO and LSUC, 1994
  • The Pros and Cons of Various Forms of Business Ownership, Ottawa Women's Business Network, 1993
  • Teacher, Bar Admission Seminar Leader - Family Law, 2001 - 2005
  • Teacher, Bar Admission Seminar Leader - Estates Law , 2000
  • Teacher, Bar Admission Seminar Leader - Business Law , 1998 - 1999
  • Lecturer, Real Estate Law for Law Clerks , Algonquin College , 1989
  • Privacy and Proceeds of Crime E. Jane Murray More Adventures in Charitable Giving, Community Foundation of Ottawa-Carlaton, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Gordan F Henderson Award, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Youville Centre Ottawa-Carleton Inc., Founding Director
  • Project Upstream Ottawa-Carleton Inc., Founding Director
  • Dress for Success Ottawa, Advisory Committee, 2010 - 2012
  • The Lawyers Zambia School Project, Co-Chair
  • County of Carleton Law Association, Member and Former Trustee
  • Family Bench and Bar Committee
  • Law Society of Upper Canada , Member
  • Ontario Family Rules Committee Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Co-Chair-The Lawyer's Zambia School Project


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