Juliet Montes, B.A. (Hons), LL.B.

Juliet’s practice focuses on employment, civil and family law matters. She advocates for the vulnerable within a social justice framework.

Her practice includes labour law, employment law, human rights, civil law, appeals, constitutional/charter cases, and family law including inter-jurisdictional and international parental child abduction cases (Hague Convention and non-Hague Convention).

Juliet has successfully argued cases and/or motions before the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Ontario Divisional Court, the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, and a broad range of administrative tribunals and boards. Juliet has also submitted written legal arguments before the Supreme Court of Canada.

In 2011, Juliet prepared a successful legal argument that was submitted to Parliament which led to amending legislation for foreign national same-sex marriages. She has also prepared policy papers on issues pertaining to human rights, equity and discrimination where her recommendations were adopted.

Juliet has co-prepared and delivered presentations in various municipalities of Ontario on administrative law and tribunals and trial/hearing procedures for a government agency.

She has also served on a government committee with a deputy mayor and two councillors in assisting municipal government initiatives and currently serves on the board of a professional ballet school.

Juliet received her specialized BA (Hons.) (summa cum laude in Political Science)(high distinction in overall programs) from York University. She received her LL.B. from Windsor Law School where she served as a legal research assistant to a faculty member and a president of the university.

Labour and Employment Law

Workers are in a vulnerable position in the equation of the employment relationship. To this end, Juliet only represents workers. Her labour and employment practice includes wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, just cause, severance, and termination.

Juliet will listen to you and explain how the law applies to your matter. She will negotiate with your employer or if need be, litigate your matter to achieve a sense of justice for you.

Human Rights

Were you treated differently at work because of your gender, race, age, creed, sexual orientation or disability? You may have a legitimate claim against the employer. Call today to schedule a consultation.

Family Law

Family Law

Are you going through a divorce or separation?

Have you been the victim of domestic violence?

Are you wanting access or custody of the children?

Do you require help in obtaining support for you and/or your children?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, we may be able to assist you. When you come to see Juliet, she will explain how the law applies to your situation, discuss all the issues that must be decided and explore the best ways of moving forward in your matter.

Court of Appeal


Did you receive a negative judgement or court order that you would like to appeal?

Juliet has experience in litigating for or against an appeal at the Ontario Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. The appeal process can be complex and time consuming without the expertise. If you are looking to appeal your matter or respond to an appeal, call today.