Since 1979

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Meet Our Lawyers

GORD McDIARMID

  • Gord graduated from the Queen’s University School of Business in 1973 with a B.Com. (Hons.) degree, and from the Queen’s University Law School in 1977 with a Juris Doctor degree. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1979.
  • Gord began his practice in April 1979 and has carried on the practice of law in Kingston for 36+ years. His office at 3 Rideau Street, corner of Barrack, in downtown Kingston but is easily accessed from the north via Rideau Street and from CFB Kingston and the Wolf Island ferry via Barrack Street. His practice focuses on family law, real estate, wills and estates, and small business law.
  • Gord’s family law practice involves drafting Marriage, Cohabitation and Separation Agreements and acting for clients in the Superior Court of Justice, Family Court Brand when necessary.
  • His real estate practice involves acting for buyers, sellers and mortgage borrowers.
  • His staff are friendly, welcoming and have more than 50 years of experience in all aspects of family and real estate law, as well as wills, estates and business law.
  • For more than 25 years the Ontario Office of the Children’s Lawyer has retained Gord to act as its agent in the representation of children in custody/access disputes, child protection matters and alternative dispute resolution processes.
  • Gord has been very involved in the community in the fields of education and music.
  • He is a great lover of golf, kayaking, winter sports, choral singing, music, and his children and grandchildren. And, he has in his office what may be the World’s Greatest Collection of Water.


JUDY MILLARD

  • Judy graduated from Queen’s University with both a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor degree. She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1982. She was a sole practitioner at 3 Rideau Street in Kingston until October 2012 when she joined Gord’s practice as his Associate.
  • Judy practices in the areas of family law, real estate, and wills and estates law. She has been representing children as an agent of the Children’s Lawyer for more than 25 years. Judy is particularly interested in using alternative dispute resolution techniques on behalf of and with her clients.
  • Over the years, Judy has been involved with charitable community endeavours and participates most enthusiastically in two choirs. She cherishes the time she spends with her family, especially her children and grandchildren, and friends.