Ms. Soica obtained a High Distinction Business degree at the University of Toronto, with experience in financial auditing at Ernst & Young LLP. She was a Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant of Economics and Marketing among other extra-curriculars, including acting as captain and MVP of the varsity tennis team. She was a recipient of many awards, one of which was the Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award, awarded to students for outstanding leadership contributions to improving the world and inspiring others to do the same.
Ms. Soica obtained her Juris Doctor degree at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2014, where she was a Division Leader at the Community and Legal Aid Services Programme, representing members of the community and supervising other law students.
Ms. Soica is a member of the Family Law Association, specializing in property, support, and parenting cases. She is very involved with family litigation, mediation, and negotiation. She has represented clients experiencing situations of domestic abuse, criminal charges, and child protection concerns. She has consistently litigated against the Children’s Aid Societies across the GTA. Coupled with Ms. Soica’s business background and experience winning cases involving significant property and income issues, she can represent and advise clients in all facets of family law.
Ms. Soica is a also member of Collaborative Divorce Lawyers of Toronto. There are different approaches to resolving family law issues – for clients that are interested and qualify for the collaborative process, the focus is on support without the threats of litigation/adversarial methods.
Ms. Soica is a presenter of the MIP Program for family law litigants at the Superior Court of Justice as well as a guest lecturer. Ms. Soica has also supervised law students, paralegal students, and lawyers.
Ms. Soica is connected with the Canadian Free Wills Network and Justice Net to ensure that everyone can afford a will. Further, she has developed an online tool for wills. Ms. Soica believes that not having a will is extremely detrimental for those left behind due to the legal hoops in cases where there is no will.
Ms. Soica prefers to resolve matters efficiently for her clients. She believes in the lawyer’s inviolable role of protecting the client’s interest with the highest level of professionalism, preparation, and competence. Her practice areas include:
Michelle Ho – Lawyer
With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, Michelle’s academic prowess sets the foundation for her extraordinary legal career as a family lawyer. While in law school, Michelle participated in the prestigious Osgoode Mediation Clinical Program, where she honed her skills in finding amicable resolutions amidst challenging situations. Michelle spent her 2L summer and articling term with the firm, where she gained in-depth experience in family law, and appreciation from our clients for her attention to detail, professionalism, and prompt responsiveness. She joined the firm as an associate lawyer, impressively skilled in the litigation and negotiation process. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys volunteering, which includes an organization that provides support to detainees within the Canadian prison system. With Michelle by your side, your path to resolution will be paved with compassion, insight, and a steadfast determination to secure your brighter tomorrow.
Rebecca Chow – Lawyer
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Western University and a law degree from the University of Leicester. Rebecca’s experience as a law student has included complex civil litigation files and family law matters. As a family lawyer, Rebecca has experience navigating many courthouses in the GTA, Barrie, and other municipalities in Ontario, and she is passionate about fearlessly embracing the challenges of family law for the benefit of her clients. With a keen eye for detail, Rebecca navigates the complex legal landscape with unwavering dedication. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys nature walks and bird watching.
Divya Sehgal- Legal Intern
Divya is the newest addition to Soica Law. As an esteemed Content Creator and Legal Intern, Divya infuses the firm’s online presence with captivating legal videos while immersing herself in the intricacies of the legal practice. With a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, specializing in marketing from Brock University, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Bond University, Divya possesses a unique blend of strategic thinking and legal expertise. She is an avid learner, shadowing our team of legal professionals to gain valuable insights and hands-on experience in the legal field.