Our Firm

Tarnowecky Law is a family run business that has been serving the Kingston community and surrounding area for over 40 years. Tarnowecky Law is dedicated in providing high quality legal services to individuals, businesses and organizations across Ontario.

Our Team

Yuri Tarnowecky

B.A. LL.B., Barrister & Solicitor

Yuri received his Bachelor of Arts from Guelph University, attended Queen’s University Law School and was called to the Bar in 1975. He has been practicing law in Kingston for over 45 years. His expertise includes residential and commercial real estate, wills and estates. Since moving to Kingston in 1969, Yuri has been an active member of the Kingston Community:

- National Vice-President, Ukrainian Canadian Student’s Union
- President of Kingston Minor Hockey Association
- Founding Executive Member of Greater Kingston Hockey
- Served 3 terms as Alderman, City of Kingston
- Served as Deputy Mayor and Chairman of the Police Commission
- Member, Kinsmen African Medical Relief Team in Ethiopia
- Co-Chairman, Lake Ontario Tall ships Rendezvous 1984

Currently, President of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Parish and an active member of the Canadian Bandurist Capella, Toronto, Ontario.

Ivanna Tarnowecky

B.A. Juris Doctor, Barrister & Solicitor

Ivanna Tarnowecky graduated from Regiopolis-Notre Dame in 2007 as an Ontario Scholar with a degree in French Immersion and an International Baccalaureate Degree. Ivanna received her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto majoring in Book & Media studies with minors in both French as a Second Language and Cinema Studies. In 2012 Ivanna attended Bond University for her law degree and subsequently graduated in 2014. Ivanna was called to the Bar in 2015 and has been practising ever since.

Brad Fochesato

B.A. Juris Doctor, Barrister & Solicitor

Brad is a native of Windsor, ON. Brad received his Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University majoring in Political Science and Canadian History.  During his undergraduate years, Brad was a member of the McMaster varsity football team, and a proud member of the Vanier Cup winning national champions in 2011. Brad obtained his law degree from Queen’s University Faculty of Law in 2016 and was called to the Bar in 2017 and has been practising ever since.

Zorian Ramsay

B.A. (Hons.), J.D., Barrister & Solicitor

Zorian Ramsay is an Associate in our Real Estate and Wills and Estates departments.

Zorian grew up in Kingston, received his J.D. from Queen’s University Law School in 2017, and was called to the Bar in 2018. Prior to studying law, Zorian received his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours from the University of Western Ontario.

Zorian joined the Tarnowecky Law team in 2021. Previously, Zorian articled at a full-service law firm in Ottawa and practiced as an Associate at a mid-sized regional law firm.

As a member of Tarnowecky Law, Zorian advises clients on all aspects of real estate law, estate planning, and estate administration.

Outside of the office, Zorian enjoys open water swimming, cross-country skiing, and singing in the Open Voices community choir. As an active member in the Kingston community, Zorian recently swam 27 km from Kingston to Gananoque to raise funds for Kingston Interval House and Ecojustice.

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