Our Team

Lesley M. Taafe, B.A.(Honours), LL.B

Lesley practices exclusively in all areas of family law and assists clients in resolving their family law issues with proficient legal advice in a strong, respectful, and cost-effective way.

Lesley practices all areas of family law including, domestic contracts, divorce, spousal support, custody, access, child support, property-related issues, and Collaborative Family Law. Lesley represents clients in negotiations, mediation, and various forms of alternate dispute resolution, including litigation where there is no other option and has conducted trials before the Superior Court of Justice.

Lesley is a Proud Member Of:

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Durham Region Law Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada

Offering a wide range of services and operating a friendly and respectful law firm, Lesley is easily accessible by telephone, email or by appointment. Contact her today to discuss your unique legal needs.

Robert MacGregor B.A. (Honours), J.D.

Robert John MacGregor’s principal area of practice is Family Law with an additional focus on Wills & Estates. Robert began articling at Taafe Law Professional Corporation and remained with the firm following his Call to the Ontario Bar.

He attended the University of Western Ontario, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Political Science, as well as a minor in Women & Gender Studies. He completed his Juris Doctor (JD) at the University of Windsor.

While attending law school, Robert was employed as a student worker for Legal Aid Ontario. As a result, Robert has developed a keen interest in access to justice.

In his spare time, Robert enjoys staying active, frequenting the gym, and actively participating in soccer, baseball, squash, and cricket.

Cara, Law Clerk

Cara is a law clerk at Taafe Law with her main area of interest in Family Law. Cara provides support with the preparation and drafting of pleadings, briefs and more, on a wide spectrum of matters to the lawyers here at Taafe Law including Family Law, Wills, and Estates.
Cara has a high level of professionalism, with the appropriate degree of empathy, for every family law client that walks into Taafe Law.
Cara obtained her Paralegal license in February 2017 but has chosen to work in the Family Law area since due to her passion for the rights of children and families. Cara’s personality, experience, and skills make her a valuable asset to Taafe Law.

Lori Ackroyd, Real Estate Clerk

Lori is a qualified legal assistant with over 40 years of experience In the real estate field. An expert in all things real estate law, Lori has handled hundreds of files with great success throughout her career. Her confidence, upbeat personality, and extensive knowledge bring a sense of assurance to all of our clients who work with her.

Outside of work, Lori enjoys attending hot yoga classes, golfing, walking her dog Maddie, and traveling to countless destinations with her loved ones.

Jennifer Colangelo, Real Estate Clerk

Jennifer has been working In the real estate field for over 45 years. Jennifer works alongside Lori to ensure no detail Is overlooked with our real estate files.

Outside of our office, Jennifer puts top priority on spending time with her family, but also enjoys Partaking in games of baseball, swimming, and cooking up a storm in the kitchen.