Tammy Grove-McClement is a Partner at the firm. Tammy grew up in the Grey Bruce area. Tammy completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University in 1996. She obtained her law degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2000. Tammy was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2002. Tammy articled with Harrison Pensa LLP, a general practice law firm in London, Ontario before joining McCall Dawson Osterberg and Wallace as an Associate Lawyer practicing insurance defence litigation with an emphasis on municipal defence work. Tammy has experience in all areas of litigation practice.
Tammy returned to the Grey Bruce area in 2005. Tammy worked in the Chesley area before joining the firm in 2006.
Tammy primarily practices in the areas of Municipal Law, Real Estate, Wills and Estates, Litigation and Corporate/Commercial Law.
Tammy is married with two children. Tammy sits on the Board of the Hanover Minor Hockey Association and is actively involved in her children’s competitive sports. Tammy enjoys running, biking and competing in obstacle races.
Brian Van De Vyvere was a Partner at the firm. Brian retired in March 2017. Brian provided the benefit of his years of experience working in a general practice law office. The law practice, which at one time consisted of Brian, George Magwood and Tammy Grove-McClement (Magwood Van de Vyvere & Grove-McClement LLP), later became Van De Vyvere & Grove-McClement LLP. Brian was deeply committed to his clients. He primarily practiced in real estate, wills and estates and corporate and commercial law.
Nicola Ty joined the firm as an associate lawyer in 2011. Nicola grew up in Windsor, Ontario. She attended the University of Windsor and completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and graduated from the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, in 2009. Nicola was actively involved in the Family Law Information Centre during her studies. Nicola articled at Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone in Windsor, Ontario. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2010.
Nicola commenced practicing law in the Grey Bruce area in 2010. Nicola’s areas of focus include family law, general litigation and wills.
Nicola has enjoyed learning about Bruce and Grey County. She has been involved with the Ontario Federation of University Women’s group in Hanover, Ontario. She has stood on the South Bruce Grey Health Centre Board of Directors and has assisted with the County Towne Players theatre group in Walkerton, Ontario.
Fiona Hamilton joined the firm as an associate lawyer in 2015. Fiona grew up in Southampton, Ontario before attending the University of Guelph. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts degree in English & Theatre Studies. Fiona graduated from the University of New Brunswick faculty of law in 2010.
Fiona articled in the City of Saint John and became a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick before returning to Bruce County with her husband. Fiona was called to the bar in Ontario in 2011. Fiona practices in the areas of corporate and commercial, employment, wills and estates, municipal law and real estate.
Fiona enjoys downhill skiing, mountain biking and reading.
Julia Fischer is a Partner at the firm. Julia grew up in Hanover, Ontario before attending McMaster University where she graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in History. Julia then graduated from the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law in 2011 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2012.
Julia primarily practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Wills and Estates, Real Estate, Municipal Law, Provincial Offences.
Julia resides on a working farm with her husband and their two children. Julia enjoys horseback riding, biking, and playing competitive soccer.
Carman Stafford is an Associate lawyer at the law firm. Carman grew up on a working farm near Belmore, Ontario before attending the University of Waterloo where she graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Social Development Studies and Legal Studies. Carman then graduated from the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University in June 2017 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in September 2017.
Carman practices in Corporate/Commercial Law, Real Estate, Municipal Law and Wills and Estates.
In her spare time, Carman enjoys playing recreational sports, travelling and spending time with her family and friends.