John practices in the areas of family law and civil litigation. He is counsel to the law firm of Garfin Zeidenberg LLP. Mr. Syrtash is a senior trial lawyer and also conducts a family law mediation and arbitration practice at the firm.

A former adjunct Professor of Law at the Union Institute (Ohio), John is the author of Religion and Culture in Family Law, Butterworth’s, 1992. He is currently completing the second edition. He is a regular columnist on family law in both the Canadian Jewish News and B’nai Brith’s “Tribune” for almost two decades, as well at the national newspaper for legal professionals, The Lawyers Weekly. John also edits and publishes the Syrtash Family Law Netletter on Quicklaw and has created Canada’s national “Spousal Support Database” in partnership with the Quebec government and others, as part of his Nationwide Family Law Research Service  (www.spousalsupport.com ).

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