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Adding to Our Talent!

D.A. Rollie Thompson Joins Epstein Cole as Counsel

Epstein Cole continues to elevate its expertise with the addition of Rollie Thompson, KC, to our team.

Professor Thompson is a leading and respected academic with expertise in the law of child support, spousal support, evidence, civil procedure, relocation and child protection, and an encyclopedic memory of caselaw across the country.  Rollie is a dynamic teacher and communicator. He taught for almost four decades at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, the University of Toronto law faculty, and the Osgoode LL.M. program, and regularly presented across the country for audiences of lawyers, judges, legislators and mental health professionals.  

Rollie and Professor Carol Rogerson (University of Toronto) devised and wrote the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines ("SSAGs") in 2005, as well as the subsequent Revised User's Guide in 2016. Today, the SSAGs are considered and applied by all courts across the country.

Rollie is also the Editor of Canadian Family Law Quarterly and the Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules (LexisNexis). 

He is passionate about legal education and continues to speak to audiences across the country. Rollie will be an invaluable resource to the firm’s lawyers and clients.

Rollie divides his time between Toronto and Halifax.