Rodica David is the principal of the boutique family law firm of David/Charles Barristers Professional Corporation which she established in 1973. She is one of the most experienced and well known members of the Toronto senior family law bar. She has acted for family law clients in a wide range of cases from the most complicated to the more simple. She is skilled at negotiating and advocating in the courts.
She is a pioneer among female barristers and forged the way for the many women lawyers that followed her. She graduated from University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in 1968 and was called to the Bar in 1970, at which time there were only approximately 200 women practising law and only 3 female barristers. In 1982 she was appointed Queen's Counsel.
Her accomplishments include being an original member of the Williston committee that revised the Rules resulting in the present Rules of Civil Procedure, a former director of the Advocates Society and chair of its Family Law Committee, a former member of the executive of the Ontario Bar Association and of the Family Law Section of that association, an instructor in the Bar Admission Course both in Family Law and advanced Family Law, a Dispute Resolution Officer in the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, and a co-chair of the University of Toronto Tribunal. She has published extensively in the field of family law. She has participated in hundreds of continuing education programmes for the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Advocates Society, and numerous other legal and community groups. She is fluent in conversational French and Romanian.
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