Melanie A. Larock

Melanie A. Larock


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Melanie is a partner and a family law litigator at TR Law. Melanie has practiced exclusively in the field of family law since 2012 after articling at TR. Melanie’s focus is on all areas of family law, with a particular emphasis on complex or contentious financial and legal issues and high conflict parenting disputes, including alienation and family violence cases. Melanie is knowledgeable about the intersection between family law and other areas of law such as torts, criminal law, trusts, estates, tax, contract, and business law.

Melanie’s approach to family law is detailed and strategic. She guides each client through their unique challenges with expertise, compassion, and calm resilience. Melanie thrives under pressure and is unafraid of taking on an acrimonious case. Whether in the context of a court case or reaching an amicable resolution through negotiation or mediation, Melanie will take a pragmatic approach to advocating for her client’s interests.

Melanie is the author of the Blog – Coffee with Melanie: Recent Court of Appeal Family Law Cases.

Outside of the law, Melanie is the mother of two boys and a “cat mom” to two ragdolls.

Year of Call



  • BHSc. Honours, McMaster University (2007)
  • Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School (2010)


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association – Family Law Section
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Women Lawyer’s Association of Ontario




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