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Georgette Makhoul


Georgette joined Hogarth Hermiston Severs LLP in 2013 and became a partner in 2021. She exclusively practices family law, including divorce, parenting, support, property, cohabitation/marriage agreements and adoptions. Georgette focuses on providing effective legal services while maintaining a positive client experience during what is a justifiably difficult time.

She represents clients in all formats of practice: negotiation, mediation and litigation. She also provides coaching services. Georgette has appeared before the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of justice.

Year of Call: 2011

Practice areas: Family Law



  • 2007 – Dalhousie University – Bachelor of Arts
  • 2010 – Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law – LLB
  • 2011 – Bar Admissions – Law Society of Ontario

  Professional Associations

  • Board Member – Essex Law Association
  • Committee Member – Superior Court of Justice Family Law Bench Bar
  • Board Member – Hiatus House
  • Board Member – National Self-Represented Litigants Project
  • Board Member – John Howard Society
  • Member – Law Society of Ontario
  • Speaker – Family Law Summit (LSO) in 2022 and 2023
  • Moot Judge – Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition (2021, 2023) and the Canadian National Negotiation Moot (2021 and 2022)
  • Sessional Professor – University of Windsor Law School – Conflict Coaching with SRLs
  • Long-Standing Facilitator – Windsor Law’s week-long practice simulation
  • Guest Lecturer – Windsor Law – topics such as access to justice, client service and women of colour in law


  • Travelling with her husband
  • Gaming
  • Puzzles
  • Overachieving

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