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Giesbrecht, Griffin, Funk & Irvine LLP

Service first.
Building and maintaining a relationship of trust
with our clients is paramount.

Joseph A. Irvine

B.A.(Hons), LL.B.



Joseph IrvineProfessional Focus

Joe practices primarily in the area of family law, and is a partner with the firm. He is recognized for creating effective solutions on behalf of his clients. Many family law cases do not need to go to court. Joe has extensive experience with alternative methods of dispute resolution which can serve to keep costs down and preserve a degree of civility such as Collaborative Family Law, mediation and mediation-arbitration. He is also an effective and tenacious courtroom advocate who has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario. 

Joe also acts on behalf of his clients in their general litigation, real estate, estate planning and estate administration matters. 



More About Joe

Joe received an honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science from Huron University College at Western University in London, Ontario and his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia. After completing law school Joe and his wife moved to London, England where they resided for a period of time before returning to Waterloo Region, where Joe was raised, in 2000.



Community Involvement 

Joe is a former director of Hopespring Cancer Support Centre and Victim Services of Waterloo Region. He lives in Waterloo with his wife and children.