Members Of The Practice Group



Members of The Speed River Collaborative

All of our members are experienced family law lawyers with training in collaborative practice.


Lynn Archbold - Archbold Law

27 Cork Street West, Guelph, ON N1H 2W9

(519) 763-4748 (519)

About Lynn:

Lynn has been a sole practitioner since 1990 with her primary focus on family law and is very enthusiastic about the benefits to her clients of the collaborative approach. Lynn is also a trained family law mediator and includes drafting of marriage contracts, separation and cohabitation agreements, estate planning and real estate transactions in her practice.


Ian Brown - Brown Family Law

164 Norfolk St., Guelph, Ontario, N1H 4J9

(519) 767-1111 (519)

About Ian:

Ian is a family law lawyer based in Guelph. Trained in collaborative practice and mediation Ian has the experience and skills necessary to ensure his clients receive excellent legal representation at a reasonable expense. As a sole practitioner, he works directly with clients, one-on-one, to ensure that they make well informed decisions with confidence. For more information please visit his website at


Andre Hueniken - Hueniken Law Office

367 Woolwich Street Guelph, ON N1H 3W4

(519) 824-2022 (519) 824-7793

About Andre:

Andre is a Guelph native with over 15 years’ experience in family law. Andre began his mediation practice in 1997 and has been practicing collaborative family law since 2011. He understands the emotional and financial challenges that his clients experience. His goal is to assist clients to attain efficient, cost effective, and long lasting solutions. Andre offers a 30 minute initial consultation at no charge.


Christopher J. Unruh Law Office

Address: 3 – 181 St. Andrew St. E., Fergus, ON N1M 1P9

(226) 780-0810 (226) 780-0811

About Christopher:

Chris is a family law lawyer based out of Fergus, Ontario. Chris was trained in collaborative family law in 2011 and has found collaborative practice to be a successful way to negotiate long-term settlements at a lesser cost and with a much higher level of satisfaction for clients than the traditional litigation approach. If you are considering collaborative family law, Chris offers a free one hour consultation and would be happy to explain the collaborative family law process in greater detail.
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Colin J. Thurston - Wolfe - Smith & Forster LLP

140 St. Andrew Street West, Fergus, ON N1M 2W7

(519) 843-3650 (519) 843-6907

About Colin:

Colin is a lawyer with the law firm Wolfe, Smith & Forster LLP in Fergus, also serving clients in Guelph in association with Guelph law firm Nelson, Watson LLP. Colin’s practice focuses primarily on family law, and the resolution of disputes relating to parenting and support, equalization of net family property, property claims and other issues related to family breakdown. Colin is approachable and is a strong advocate of resolving disputes out of the courtroom wherever possible. Please visit:

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Grace Sun - Sorbara Law

457 Woolwich Street, Guelph, N1H 3X6

(519) 836-1510 (519) 836-9215

About Grace:

Grace is an experienced Family Law Lawyer with extensive experience in all aspects of family law, including separation, divorce, custody and support variation, and child protection hearings. Grace has acted on behalf of children in custody fights and those apprehended by the Children’s Aid Society as an Agent for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer since 2000. Grace is an experienced Collaborative Lawyer. Please visit:

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Jennifer Black - Sorbara Law

457 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3X6

(519) 836-1510

About Jennifer:

Jennifer is an experienced Lawyer, Collaborative Law Professional and Mediator. Jennifer is well aware of the financial and emotional burden that litigation can cause and devotes much of her practice to resolving matters outside of court, whether it be through negotiation, collaborative family law or mediation. She is experienced and knowledgeable in all areas of family law, including custody, access, child support, spousal support and property issues and has extensive experience in preparing separation agreements, cohabitation agreements and marriage contracts. Please visit: