Senior Family Law Clerk, Cheryl Blanchard, brings incisive analysis and dedication to every case. She is one of Barrie’s leading Family Law clerks.
Cheryl strives to make a strong connection with each client, in order to accurately understand and faithfully advance his or her Family Law needs. She is readily available to address clients questions, to receive their input and instructions and to offer help, information and guidance. She brings meticulous preparation to each file.
Education & Experience
Cheryl graduated from Georgian College’s Legal Office Administration Program in 1995. She commenced her legal career with one of Barrie’s preeminent law firms, Oatley, Purser, as a member of their Family Law team. She joined forces with senior family lawyer, Tessa Bair, when Tessa joined the Oatley, Purser team in 1996. Cheryl and Tessa have been an indomitable team ever since. Always seeking to expand and enhance her skills, Cheryl qualified as a Law Clerk through the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario, in 1998, and was promoted to the position of senior law clerk to Tessa Bair in the same year. In 2002, Cheryl joined Tessa as one of the founding team members of Bair Family Law Professional Corporation.
A Member of Our Community
Cheryl is an active member of our community. She was an Officer of the Canadian Forces Reserves from 2001 to 2012. During her time with the Forces, she served and inspired cadets and fellow officers in her role as an instructor in various components of leadership and survival. Cheryl enjoys skiing, camping, family activities, community events and physical fitness events.