Will Hutcheson is a Toronto-based family lawyer. He also does simple wills and powers of attorney. Will is experienced in dealing with all matters and issues that arise in the family context, including divorce, custody, access, spousal support, child support, equalization of property, child protection matters, marriage contracts and separation agreements.
Will really likes his job. He especially likes it when he is able to work with his clients towards a speedy, cost-effective resolution, often through negotiation or mediation. When that fails, he is willing, able and prepared to vigorously represent his clients’ interests in court.
Will holds a B.A. and M.A. in philosophy from Queen’s University and an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall and was called to the bar in 2008. Will was the 2006 winner of the Wilson Moot, the 2007 winner of the Gale Cup (the national mooting championships) and represented Canada in the 2007 Commonwealth Moot Championships held in Nairobi Kenya. Will completed his articles in criminal defence law at the firm of Greenspan Humphrey Lavine and has practiced as a family lawyer since 2008. Prior to starting his own firm, Will was an associate family lawyer at Martha McCarthy & Company.
As a law student Will worked on the case that led to more than two parents being able to be listed on a birth certificate. Will has represented many clients from same-sex relationships as well as gender non-binary clients.
Will volunteers on the board of BGC – St. Alban’s youth club Toronto. He is a former board member of West Toronto Community Legal Services.
Will is a member of the Office of the Children’s Lawyer Personal Rights Panel where he represents children in court. He is a presenter for the Mandatory Information Program for the Toronto court.
Will is the father of two boys.