Lawyers

Garifalia (Lia) Milousis

  • T: (613) 221-5895
  • F: (343) 888-2619
  • E: lia@acaciagroup.ca

Professional Affiliations:

  • Christian Legal Fellowship
  • Canadian Bar Association 

About

Garifalia (Lia) Milousis is a member of the Acacia Group, practicing in our litigation department. Lia’s practice focuses on family law, as well as constitutional and human rights issues. She has international experience as a public speaker on issues pertaining to human rights and social justice.

Prior to joining the Acacia Group, Lia was honoured to serve as Associate Legal Counsel for the Christian Legal Fellowship (CLF). In that role, Lia provided legal research for CLF’s Legal Team, contributed to the Christian Legal Journal, provided federal and provincial legal policy analysis, and assisted the CLF’s Legal Team with multiple public interest interventions, including before the Federal Court, Québec Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court of Canada. She was also involved in the publication process of Forgotten Foundations of the Canadian Constitution, a recent collection published in the Supreme Court Law Review. Lia was called to the Ontario bar in 2021.

Lia earned her Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa in 2017, completing a Joint Honours Degree specializing in Political Science and Women’s Studies. She returned to the University of Ottawa and earned her Juris Doctor in 2020, graduating with a specialization in Social Justice.

Lia is actively involved in the legal community, including the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). She sits on the Executive committee of seven CBA sections, including the Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section, the Administrative Law Section, the International Law Section, the Health Law Section, and the Criminal Justice Section, and the Child & Youth Law Section. She also sits on the Executive of the OBA Administrative Law Section.

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Practice Areas:

Family Law
Constitutional Law and Human Rights Law
Charity and Not-for-Profit Law
Complex Legal Research and Opinions

Bar Admissions:

Ontario (2021)

Education:

University of Ottawa (2017), BSocSc
University of Ottawa (2020), JD

Expertise

Practice Areas:

Family Law
Constitutional Law and Human Rights Law
Charity and Not-for-Profit Law
Complex Legal Research and Opinions

Bar Admissions:

Ontario (2021)

Education:

University of Ottawa (2017), BSocSc
University of Ottawa (2020), JD