Taran Virtual Associates

The Legal Outsourcing Network is comprised of over 90 lawyers and continues to expand nationwide providing access to a full array of expertise and practice areas. The Virtual Authors are all accomplished writers who have authored, co-authored, contributed, ghost-written, updated or researched various publications. Our project management team carefully reviews the qualifications of each Virtual Author, and actively manages every project. Below are the profiles of a few of the Virtual Authors:

Year of Call



Municipal Law, Administrative Law, Aboriginal Law, Natural Resources
Updating leading municipal law text; Appellate experience
Former Director of Legal Services at the Department of Justice


Appellate counsel (C.A. and S.C.C.), Civil, Criminal, Public & Aboriginal
Co-author of a chapter on aboriginal law in a real estate text
Chief Gen. Counsel of Justice Dept. for 14 yrs; regular S.C.C. appearances


Tax Law, Estates, Corporate/Commercial, Municipal Law
Co-authoring leading land use planning text; Published many tax law articles
LL.M. tax law; Tax litigation counsel at Dep. of Justice; Called in N.S. and Ont.


Legal Research and Writing
Over 20 years practicing exclusively as legal researcher
LL.M.; Several published articles; Clerked at the Ontario Court of Appeal


Commercial Real Estate and Leasing, Corporate/Commercial Law
Contributing author for commercial agreements text
Instructor of real estate at the Bar Admission Course


Municipal Law, Privacy, Administrative Law, Human Rights, Constitutional Law
Updated leading municipal law text; Published over 25 articles
Professor at UWO and UBC; B.A. (Hons.), M.A., Ph.D in Geography


Securities and Financing, Corporate/Commercial Law, Employment Law, IP Law
Contributing author for contracts text; Updated secured transactions text
Gold medalist in combined Law/MBA. Instructor in business law at UWO


Corporate/Commercial, Intellectual Property, Media Law, Litigation
Contributing author for contracts text; Writer/researcher of journal articles
Senior Editor, McGill Law Journal


Human Right, Employment and Labour Law
Researcher, writer/editor for two legal publishers
LL.M., LL.B., B.A.


Securities Law, Corporate/Commercial, IP, Trade Marks, Real Estate
Updated leading securities law text
Called to the California Bar in 2000; Articled at McMillan Binch


Tax, Wealth Management, Estates & Trusts, Mutual Fund Taxation
Updated leading estates and tax law texts
Articled and associate at Borden Ladner Gervais


Commercial Litigation, Construction Lien, Public Law, Environmental, IP
Careful and insightful researcher, drafter and speaker
Articled at Torys; Associate at Blake Cassels & Graydon


Legal Research, Litigation (especially medical malpractice)
Updated leading texts on damages & injunctions; Background research for text
Articled and associate at McCarthy T├ętrault; LL.B., B.A., M.A., Ph.D. candidate


Civil Litigation, Immigration, Family law, Legal Publishing, Legal Research
Published her thesis and 13 articles and essays, Speaker at six conferences
LL.M., LL.B., B.A. (Honours), Articled at Lerners LLP