Kenneth R. Bandeira obtained an Honours Bachelors of Arts Degree in Law & Society from York University in Toronto, Ontario, where he graduated with high distinction. He also attended at the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal, where he studied Portuguese Linguistics, and is able to provide legal services to his clients in Portuguese.
While completing his undergraduate degree at York University, Kenneth co-founded the advocacy group Wrongful Conviction Advocacy at York University which advocates for individuals convicted of serious crimes that they did not commit. He was also actively involved with the York Debating Society and the Portuguese Association at York University.
Kenneth later obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario. While attending at the University of Windsor he was the recipient of the prestigious Gavel Award which is presented annually to the Law Student in the Law Program most distinguished in legal writing and advocacy skills.
Kenneth is a passionate and result driven advocate with extensive litigation experience, particularly in the area of Family Law. He has significant experience negotiating and litigating disputes involving support, property, decision-making responsibility, parenting time and parenting issues, as well as, all other legal obligations and rights that arise from marriage, cohabitation, and parenting. His clients value that he sets realistic expectations from the onset, and that he provides advice that is honest and direct. Kenneth is always committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients, whether it be through the court process, or alternatives to litigation, including negotiation and mediation.
While Kenneth’s primary area of practice is Family Law, he also maintains a diverse Residential Real Estate practice.
Kenneth has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice, and the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board, in multiple jurisdictions across the Province of Ontario.
Kenneth is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario, the York Region Law Association, the Simcoe Law Association, the Simcoe County Family Lawyers’ Association, and the Portuguese-Canadian Lawyers Association.