Meet the Team

Me Anne-France Goldwater and Me Marie-Hélène Dubé lead a dynamic team of seasoned litigators and ambitious junior associates.

Me Anne-France
Me Anne-FranceGoldwater

Anne-France Goldwater is a Montreal family lawyer, senior partner of the firm Goldwater, Dubé, having established the firm in 1981. She is a graduate of McGill University, and was called to the Bar in 1981.

Me Marie-Hélène
Me Marie-HélèneDubé

Lawyer and family mediator, Marie-Hélène Dubé, graduated from the University of Montreal in 1990 and was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1991. Since then, she practices family law, a field she loves above all for its human side and the variety of knowledge it requires.

Our dynamic group specializes in constitutional, matrimonial and family law, as well as the negotiation and litigation of disputes over parental authority, custody, taking-out rights, child support, spousal support, partition of matrimonial regimes and the family patrimony, and compensatory allowances.

Our Associates

Our litigators have a wide array of expertise and can tackle even the most complex of files, some spanning many jurisdictions. We have extensive experience with international kidnapping, parental alienation syndrome, rights of common law couples, LGBTQ couples, corporate dealings and bankruptcy as it applies to family law. We have partnered with firms worldwide to ensure that clients can find justice across borders and in the multitude of languages spoken by members of our team.

Eric Kirshner

Called to the Québec Bar in 1993, Me Eric Kirshner is a seasoned litigator with a specialization in family law having represented hundreds of clients in family and matrimonial litigation, civil matters and contestation of wills.
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Me Christian Ferron

Christian Ferron

Me Ferron has been lawyer at Goldwater, Dubé since 2005. Prior to joining the team, Me Ferron clerked at the Court of Appeal (2001 to 2004) for the Honourable Justices Louise Otis, Marc Beauregard and Louise Lemelin (ad hoc).
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Me Alexander R. Carin

Alexander R. Carin

Alexander Carin has been a lawyer at Goldwater, Dubé since 2010. He started working at the firm as a law student and completed his internship under the supervision of Me Anne-France Goldwater. Me Carin is particularly experienced in the financial consequences of the breakdown of a marriage or end of cohabitation and safeguarding marital assets.
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Me Leanne Greenberg

Leanne Greenberg

Leanne Greenberg has been a lawyer at Goldwater, Dubé since 2011. She began her career with the firm as an articling student, completing her internship under the supervision of Me Anne-France Goldwater, after obtaining her law degree from the Université de Montréal. Leanne was admitted to the Québec Bar in 2011.
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Me Daniel Goldwater

Daniel Goldwater

A lawyer at Goldwater, Dubé since 2012, Me Daniel Goldwater began as a law student in 2007 and completed articling under the supervision of Me Anne-France Goldwater. He was admitted to the Québec Bar in 2012.
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Me Michaël Plante

Michaël Plante

Michaël Plante has been a lawyer at Goldwater, Dubé since 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Me Plante practiced in labour law at Norton Rose Fulbright in Montreal after having completed his internship at Fasken Martineau in Quebec City.
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Ana Maria Zuluaga

Me Ana Maria Zuluaga joined our team in 2016. Prior to joining our firm, Me Zuluaga has distinguished herself as an ambitious immigration and family law litigator. Her primary focus on the practice of family law, complex and multi-disciplinary by nature, is well complimented by her experience in matters of administrative and immigration law.
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Me Jeffry Awwad

Jeffry Awwad

Me Jeffry Awwad joined the Goldwater, Dubé team in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Me Awwad completed his articling within Hydro-Québec’s in-house legal counsel, where he developed an interest in litigation and negotiations.
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Marie Anne Martin

Marie Anne Martin

Me Marie Anne Martin obtained her law degree (LL.B.) from the University of Montreal in 2015. She successfully completed the Québec Bar exams in 2016 and articled under the supervision of Me Marie-Hélène Dubé.
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Dr. Samantha
Dr. SamanthaGOLDWATER-ADLER

Dr. Samantha Goldwater-Adler is a clinical psychologist and has been working as a litigation consultant at Goldwater, Dubé since 2009. In this role, she prepares lawyers and clients for court appearances, as well as provides information on effective communication and coping techniques for clients regarding their stress, mood and anxiety related to litigation.

OFFICE MASCOTS

Our beloved pets and unforgettable fixtures.

FIONA

GOLDWATER-ZELAYA

Fiona is a chocolate labrador retriever, born and raised in La Belle Province.

SANDRINE

GOLDWATER-ZELAYA

In loving memory of Sandrine, our faithful friend and companion whom we lost in late 2014.