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Adam N. Black

Tel: 416 643 8808  Fax: 1 888 312 0068

Adam is a partner at Torkin Manes. He practises in all aspects of family law including divorce, custody and access, property, support, and domestic contracts. Adam’s focus on efficient resolution guides his practice and advice to his clients. Concurrently, Adam advocates effectively to achieve a result that is aligned with his clients’ interests.

Adam regularly appears in courts throughout the Greater Toronto Area, including the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

  • Finalist in Lexpert magazine’s “Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40” in 2015
  • Summary Judgment in Family Law

    Speaker, 11th Annual Family Law Summit, Law Society of Upper Canada

  • The All Families Are Equal Act: Celebrating and Understanding the Legislative Changes

    Co-chair, Ontario Bar Association

  • Marriage Contracts in Ontario

    Torkin Manes LegalSource

  • Financial Disclosure in Family Law: Ask the right questions, get the right results

    Speaker, Advanced Family Law Program for Law Clerks, Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario

  • Open Border - Hidden Risks

    Torkin Manes Annual Business Law Seminar

  • Online and Social Media Evidence in Family Law

    JUST. Magazine - OBA

  • An Access Order is Not a Suggestion

    Torkin Manes LegalPoint

  • Instructor, Family Law Section

    Can Bar Prep

  • Protecting Equality in the Context of a Separate but Equal Regime

    Torkin Manes LegalPoint

  • Marriage Equality
More Speaking & Writing
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association - Public Affairs Liaison, Family Law Executive Committee 2011 & 2012
  • Ontario Bar Association - Member-at-Large 2013
  • Ontario Bar Association - Justice Effectiveness Taskforce (2012)
  • Ontario Bar Association - Family Law Section, 2010-12 Chair, Government & Stakeholder Relations
  • Ontario Bar Association - Sexual Orientation and Gender Equality Committee
  • Toronto Lawyers’ Association
  • Canadian Opera Company, Ensemble Circle (2011 – 2012)



  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2007


  • LL.B., Queen’s University, 2006
  • B.Comm. (Honours), Ryerson University, 2002