Karishma Sabharwal

Family Lawyer


Karishma is a lawyer who practises exclusively in the area of family law, including child custody and support, spousal support, division of net family property, disputes regarding matrimonial homes, etc.​

Karishma earned her JD from South Texas College of Law in Houston in 2016 after graduating with a BA from McMaster University, and receiving her paralegal diploma from Seneca College. She articled at a boutique family law firm in Richmond Hill and has practiced exclusively in family law since her call to the Ontario Bar in 2018.


Karishma guides her clients in dealing with high-conflict issues, including sensitive matters relating to the children or obtaining exclusive possession of property, and encourages settlement wherever possible. When settlement is not possible outside of court, Karishma advocates for her clients in court. Her confidence, compassion and sensitivity are beneficial to her clients during what is often the most difficult time of their lives. 


Ellisa Atherton

Karishma is refreshing to speak with! Karishma replied to my emails promptly. She’s concise, detailed and thorough. Easy to speak with and insightful. It’s a smart choice having Karishma take care of your legal matters.

Danielle Patterson

Karishma is both knowledgeable and extremely professional. She was quick to respond to immediate concerns but was also detail-oriented. She made every interaction comfortable and I would definitely recommend her services to those I know!

Carley Reynolds

Karishma is a knowledgable, experienced and professional lawyer. She was supportive and responsive at all times and guided me through my case, making the process much less stressful. I would recommend her to anyone looking to hire a family lawyer and would definitely work with her again in the future.

Aarti Patel

Working with Karishma made the process so much easier then I thought it was going to be.  She is incredibly responsive and I would definitely recommend her and return back to her for any legal matters. She was kind, supportive, and committed. Thank you!

Manjot Heer

Karishma is an exceptional lawyer with extensive experience in all facets of family law. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking a strong advocate to represent them for family-related disputes.



Juris Doctor (J.D.) - South Texas College of Law

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - McMaster University

Seneca College - Paralegal Diploma​