Professor Maur teaches teaches courses in family law and dispute resolution. Her research has focused on how the family law procedural system can better serve all parties in a family law dispute. She is a frequent invited presenter at a variety of top-level national legal fora, including the National Family Law Program and the National Judicial Institute. Professor Maur has twice been given the Law Students’ Society Teaching Excellence Award. She embraces innovative teaching techniques and has been instrumental in designing and delivering Queen’s Law’s Certificate in Law program, a cutting-edge online and blended educational program for undergraduate students. Professor Maur practiced Family Law in Kingston for over 25 years before joining Queen’s Law full-time.

Recent Professional Achievements

  • Course designer, Law 201: Introduction to Canadian Law
  • Co-Chair, Law Society of Upper Canada Family Law Summit
  • Frequent presenter and speaker at LSUC Continuing Legal Education conferences
  • Presenter at the National Judicial Institute, the Ontario Judicial Institute and the National Family Law Conference
  • Two-time winner of the Law Students' Society Sessional Teaching Award 

Recent Publications


  • Maur, M., Child Support Below the Guidelines: Why a Bird in the Hand Isn't Always Worth Two in the Bush (2008), 27 CFLQ 201

  • Maur, M., Bala, N. Re-Thinking Costs in Ontario Family Cases: Encouraging Parties to "Move Forward" (2014), 33 CFLQ 173

  • Bala, N., Maur, M., The Hague Convention on Child Abduction:  A Canadian Primer (2014), 33 CFLQ 267


  • Hovius, B. and Maur, M., Hovius on Family Law: Cases, Notes and Materials, 8th ed., Carswell, 2013