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Family Law & Mediation

Our Team

Vicky M. Ringuette


Vicky M. Ringuette is a bilingual Family Lawyer and Mediator in Hamilton, Ontario. She is a graduate of the University of Ottawa in both the Communications Program (2001) and the Common Law in French Program (2004). Her practice focuses on the niche areas of Family Law, which include Adoption and Fertility and Surrogacy. She is trained in Family Mediation and Arbitration working with families to provide them with the information and skills they need to find a positive solution outside of Family Court and when necessary, to make the final and legally binding decisions. She is a panel lawyer with both Legal Aid Ontario and the Office of the Children’s Lawyer. She is active in the legal community both with the Hamilton Law Association’s Family Law Subcommittee and as the President of the Haldimand Law Association. She is a member of the Board of Directors of l’Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario. She is a member of the Legal Aid Ontario French Language Services Advisory Committee. Vicky was born and raised in a small Francophone town in New Brunswick and has made Ontario her home since 1998.

(905) 297-4768 ext. 4761

Lianna Sanelli-Reid


Lianna Sanelli-Reid is a Family Lawyer at Vicky M. Ringuette. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Public Policy and Psychology from the University of Guelph. She attended law school at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom where she obtained her LLB. Upon returning home to Canada, she pursued her legal studies further and obtained her Masters of Law (LLM) in Canadian Common Law from Osgoode Hall Law School. She successfully obtained her NCA Certificate of Qualification in 2017. Lianna was recently called to the Bar in January 2019. She practices in the area of Family law and Fertility and Surrogacy law, however her passion is Fertility and Surrogacy law. Lianna can assist you with drafting surrogacy agreements, ova donor agreements, sperm donor agreements, embryo donor agreements, fertility clinic agreements and consents and declarations of parentage. She looks forward to bringing positive awareness and progress to this area of law during her career. Lianna was born and raised in Hamilton and continues to reside here. She is keen to utilize her legal career to give back to the city she loves so much.  

(905) 297-4768 ext. 4762

Vanessa King


Vanessa King is our Family Law and Mediation law clerk and office manager. She is the first point of contact for all new and existing clients at our office. This is who our clients contact if they need to schedule a meeting with us, send us documents or get a quick update on the next step in their file. She keeps it all organized and running smoothly in order for us to focus on the legal issues at the heart of each file. Vanessa was born and raised in Hamilton where she is proud to be of service to our clients. 

(905) 297-4768 ext. 4763