I graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000 and completed my articling year at a corporate/commercial litigation firm in Toronto. I joined Reilly & Partners as an Associate after my call to the Bar in 2002 and became a Partner in 2008.
Recognized by the Law Society of Ontario as a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation, I represent clients in employment, disability insurance and personal injury cases at all levels of the court in Ontario. I also act on behalf clients in matters before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Canadian Human Rights Commission and the Ministry of Labour.
My community involvement includes organizing fundraising campaigns for Epilepsy York Region and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, leading food donation and blood donation drives, and acting as a member of the Diversity and Community Engagement Committee for the Town of Ajax.
My professional affiliations include: the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Durham Region Law Association, the Employment Lawyers Association of Ontario and the Filipino Canadian Lawyers Network.
The following are some of the professional speaking engagements that I have been involved in:
- Chair of the Employment Law Program of the Durham Region Law Association Fall Conference;
- Presenter of A Primer on Right to Sue Applications to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal;
- Moderator for a panel discussion on Advocacy Tips and Best Practices in Mediation, Arbitration & Court (In-Person and Virtual);
- Moderator for a roundtable discussion on Emerging Issues in Employment Law Since the Pandemic.
When I am not spending time with my family, I enjoy playing basketball and ukulele. I hold a second degree black belt in karate and Okinawan weapons, and a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
I can be reached at (905) 427-4077, extension 29, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.