Areas of practice
John is a Certified Specialist in Family Law. He is a respected family lawyer, education lawyer and children’s rights lawyer. John is the partner managing the Family Law Group and the Education Law Group at Devry Smith Frank LLP, a 50 lawyer full service firm located in Toronto. John has earned the respect of his clients, judges, mediators and arbitrators for his sensible approach to resolving family law issues, his concern for children, and his understanding of complex financial matters. At paragraph 71 of a court decision, click here, Justice Sherr wrote “Mr. Schuman’s conduct in this case is an example of what lawyers are supposed to do in difficult cases.”
The mainstream media has recognized John’s expertise and turns to him when it needs a top lawyer in the areas of family law and children’s rights. John has appeared on: CBC/Radio Canada, the Ward and Al Show on Canada Talk Radio, Family Matters with Justice Brownstone (also see this page), DivorceSource Radio, Real Estate 101, and To Your Success. John is also the host of the Ontario Family Law Podcast.