HINES LAW OFFICE Professional Corporation


Hines Law Office Professional Corporation is an established, client oriented law firm, located in Mitchell, Ontario with a satellite office located in downtown Stratford. Owner Stella Catherine Hines LL.B and her team of knowledgeable and experienced staff are here to assist you. Please contact our main Mitchell office at 519 348 9324, and via email.


Stella Catherine Hines, B.A.(Hon), LL.B.

For more than a decade, Stella Catherine Hines has been providing skilled legal services to clients in Collingwood, Stratford, Waterloo Region, and Oxford County. Focusing on family law (litigation and negotiations), her practice also encompasses real estate, wills and estates, estate litigation, and corporate registrations.  With the assumption of the Pickett Law Office in December 2016,  her real estate practice as grown  considerably and she looks forward to assisting Mitchell and area clients.

Stella believes that listening, and gaining an understanding of each clients particular needs, is the first step in effective representation. 

Contact Stella at:  stella@hineslawoffice.ca



Support Staff

Debbie Newell

Debbie Newell is an experienced  law clerk , who also acts as administrative manager for the firm.

After a long career in the service industry Debbie returned to school and graduated from triOS College in 2010. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, she worked primarily in Real Estate, Corporate and Estate matters. She is now also versed in Family Law and is a Commissioner for Taking Affidavits.

Professional , compassionate and knowledgeable, Debbie is ready to assist you in all aspects of the firm’s practice from buying or selling your home to an initial walk through of family, wills , and estates issues.  Contact Debbie at:  debbie@hineslawoffice.ca


Ann Louise Wise

Ann Louise WIse has been employed as a legal administrator and law clerk in MItchell for over 12 years. She  currently manages all real estate matters at the firms Mitchell office.

Having worked for Richard Pickett LL.B for seven years, she is extremely knowledgeable about the  existing clients and has played a key role in the assumption of the practice by Stella Hines.  Ann Louise is also experienced in wills, estates, and corporate law, and is a Commissioner for  Taking Affidavits.  She is a friendly face when you walk in the door.  Contact Ann Louise at:    annlouise@hineslawoffice.ca