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Joanne Martin

Joanne Martin

Joanne Martin is the founder, managing director, lawyer, and accredited mediator at Align Family Law, a boutique law practice based in Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The firm’s scope is dedicated exclusively to the practice of family law. 

After four children and a 15-year career as a script supervisor in film, Martin earned her law degree from the University of British Columbia. She practiced at a full-service firm before moving to Victoria. With a background and degree in business, it was a natural move to start her own law firm. Align Family Law has grown to four lawyers and two full-time staff, helping people all over the province move beyond their separation and create a plan for their path forward. 

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Guest Appearances
April 26, 2024

“Newish Solo,” After A Year Or Two On Your Own, What Next?

It’s hard enough opening a practice. But after a couple years, what’s next? Hiring, marketing, tech? Learn from someone who did it.

October 27, 2022

A Second Career: Building a Solo Law Practice Later in Life

Guest Joanne Martin is an inspiration to anyone considering a career change later in life. She’s a family law attorney in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. While she vigorously represents her clients, she...