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Matthew T. Ostrow



Key Practice Area

Family Law

Year of Call


Practice Areas

Family Law



Matthew was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2011. His practice is focused in the area of family law. Prior to joining Farris, Matthew articled and practiced in Kelowna, British Columbia before joining a boutique family law firm in downtown Vancouver, where he began to focus on family law. His experience includes matrimonial property division cases, child access and custody disputes, drafting complex marriage and separation agreements and preparing and representing his clients at mediation. He has also appeared in all levels of court in British Columbia.

Matthew attended law school at the University of Alberta and graduated in 2010. Prior to studying law, Matthew completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia, with a major in History.

  • Co-editor of the family property and debt division chapter on the “JP Boyd on Family Law” Clicklaw Wikibook for 2016-present
  • Member of the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Former co-chair of the SOGIC Forum CBA subsection