STEPHEN P. EATON
Our Principal Lawyer, Stephen Eaton was called to the Ontario Bar in 2013, and opened Eaton Law in 2014, focusing exclusively on family law. In 2012, Stephen graduated with a joint J.D./M.B.A. from Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. Stephen graduated with a B.A. from the University of Waterloo in 2008. Stephen is a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Halton County Law Association. In addition to his legal practice, Stephen sits on the Council for the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Public Board Member.
CATHERINE J. RUTA
Catherine Ruta began with Eaton Law as a Law Clerk in 2019 and joined as an Associate Lawyer in 2020 after articling with our firm. Catherine holds an LL.M. from the University of Toronto, an LL.B. from the University of Birmingham, and an Honours B.A. in Legal Studies from the University of Waterloo, where she was Valedictorian. During Law School, Catherine was Chairperson of the Pro Bono Group, volunteered with a court-based charity, and was awarded “Best Contribution by a Student” at the Attorney General Awards. Catherine is a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Halton County Law Association.
Monica Chi is a Registered Social Worker with over 12 years of experience working with individuals experiencing relationship problems including marital conflict. As the principal psychotherapist of Eaton Law, Monica draws from evidence-informed approaches to assist her clients in a way that best suits their goals and needs. In this capacity, Monica has helped many people work through challenging emotional issues during and following separation. By understanding her clients’ emotional needs, Monica is able to assist them in reaching solutions in a timely and respectful way. Monica is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), and the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). Monica completed her BA and MSW from University of Toronto, Family Mediation certification from York University, and is a PhD Candidate at Wilfrid Laurier University.