About Darrin Clayton

Darrin was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, north of Toronto and has been practicing Family Law in Ottawa for over 20 years. He moved to Ottawa in 1985 where he attended Carleton University. He graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts Highest Honours with a Concentration in Criminology. He attended Law School at Queen’s University from 1990 to 1993. Darrin articled at a large firm in downtown Ottawa. After his call to the Bar he worked for a small firm Lyon and Rick. He opened his own practice in October of 1999. Darrin practices exclusively in the area of Family Law and Wills & Estates. He is a member of the local law association - the County of Carleton Law Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada (body that governs lawyers) and the Collaborative Law Network (Ottawa Collaborative Family Law Association). A large part of Darrin's practice now centres on helping couples resolve their family law issues as a mediator.