Prior to opening her own firm, Kanata Cowan worked for a number of years at a prominent law firm in Hamilton, Ontario, as an associate lawyer.

Kanata Cowan cares about her clients and advocates to obtain the best result possible for each and every client. Kanata has a strong courtroom presence and appears before the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and The Court of Appeal for Ontario. She services Waterdown, Hamilton, Burlington, St. Catharines, Milton, Brantford, Guelph and Kitchener areas.

We can help with:
• Separation and Divorce
• Custody and Access
• Child Support
• Spousal Support
• Division of Property
• Marriage and Separation Contracts
• Adoption Proceedings
• Collaborative Family Law
• Appellate advocacy


• LL.B., University of New Brunswick, 2006
• B.Ed., Lakehead University, 2002
• Combined Honours B.Sc., Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, McMaster University, 2001


• Canadian Bar Association
• Ontario Bar Association
• Hamilton Law Association
• Hamilton Lawyer's Club
• Hamilton / Halton Collaborative Family Law Group
• Ontario Collaborative Law Federation
• International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Community Activities

• Director, Board of Directors, Big Brother Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington (2006-2011)
• Director, Interval House (2012-current)
• Member, Services and Benefits Committee, Hamilton Law Association (2008-2011)
• Family Law Committee, Hamilton Law Association (2010-current)
• Contributing writer, Hamilton Law Journal (2010-current)
• Presenter, various continuing legal education seminars including the Mandatory Information Program at Court Houses across Ontario

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