Meet a few Virtual Counsel®

The Legal Outsourcing Network® is comprised of over 90 lawyers and is expanding nationwide to continue providing access to a full array of expertise and practice areas.

Our project management team carefully reviews the qualifications of each Virtual Counsel® contract lawyer. Below are a few profiles:

Year of Call



Retired Justice of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
Justice for over 20 years; Formerly civil litigator for over 20 years
Former Regional Senior Justice and member of Judicial Advisory Committee


Civil Litigator with emphasis on Personal Injury
Plaintiff personal injury lawyer with over 40 years in practice
LL.M. Business Law


Tax Law, Estates, Corporate/Commercial
Six years federal Department of Justice tax litigation
LL.M. in tax; Called to the bar in Nova Scotia and Ontario


Corporate, Employment, Human Rights, Privacy
Former General Counsel of worldwide IT company for over 25 years
LL.M. in Labour Relations and Employment Law and author


Legal Research and Writing
Over 30 years practicing exclusively as a legal researcher
LL.M.; Several published articles; Clerked at Ont. Court of Appeal


Corporate/Commercial, Commercial Leasing, Real Estate
Astute negotiator/drafter of commercial leases and agreements
Author of annotated precedents in a business agreements text


Commercial/Civil Litigation, Criminal Law
Operates a barrister style practice; Extensive courtroom experience
Counsel to several law firms; Articled at Gowling and Henderson


Municipal, Privacy, Administrative, Human Rights, Constitutional Law
Superior drafting and research skills in municipal and privacy law
Professor at UWO and UBC; B.A. (Hons.), M.A., Ph.D in Geography


Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, Corporate/Commercial
LL.M. with concentration in intellectual property
Associate at Lang Michener; Also called to Alberta Bar 1983
1991 Civil Litigation, Health Law, Administrative Law, Commercial Litigation
Fluent in French and German; Accomplished author and speaker
Formerly at Gowling, Strathy & Henderson


Commercial Litigation, Employment, Shareholders’ Remedies, Corporate
Extensive experience in commercial litigation
Articled at Holden Day Wilson


Environmental Law, Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Municipal Law
Experience in municipal, planning, environmental & agricultural
Masters environmental studies; Articled at Blake, Cassels & Graydon


Sports Law, Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Legal Research
Lecturer/panellist at various law schools/conferences
Former litigation associate at Torys and at Goodman and Carr


Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Immigration
Awards in administrative law, secured transactions & insolvency
Called to the New York Bar in 1999


Legal Research, Commercial Litigation & Employment Law
Barrister experience includes Commercial Court and WSIAT
Legal Officer, Deputy Judge Advocate (Rank of Major)
2001 Legal Research, Labour & Employment Law
Formerly a labour and employment law associate at Donahue E&Y
Articled at Borden Ladner Gervais included labour & employment


Tax, Wealth Management, Estates & Trusts, Corporate
Updates leading estates and tax law texts
Formerly at Borden Ladner Gervais


Criminal Law, Security, Intellectual Property, Tax Policy
Formerly with the Department of Finance
Articled at Stikeman, Elliot


Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Personal Injury & Insurance, Product Liability
In addition to litigation experience, also provides strategic business advice to corporate clients


Insurance Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Administrative Law, Employment & Labour, Human Rights
Formerly a Teaching Assistant at the University of Ottawa & Part-Time Professor at Fanshawe College


Legal Research, Commercial Litigation, Labour & Employment Law
Practice includes both OLRB and WSIB matters
LL.M., Certificate of Pharmacology


Legal Research, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities
Articled at Miller Thomson; Adjunct professor at University of Ottawa
LL.M. & Ph.D.; Called in New York (2001), BC (2007), Alberta (2013), Ontario (2017)


Estate Litigation, Estate Administration, Insurance Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law
Articled at Osler, Hoskin & Hardcourt with an emphasis on Franchise Law and Privacy Issues
Former Secondary School Teacher


Civil Litigation, Health Law, Administrative Law and Employment Law
Several years doing Quality and Risk Management consulting in-house (hospital)


Family Law
Has practiced exclusively in Family Law since called to the bar, also a columnist for many different publications (legal and non-legal), and an instructor at Seneca College
Award-winning journalist published in The Lawyers Weekly, National Post, and The Globe and Mail


Tort Law, Insurance/Personal Injury, Civil Procedure and Employment Law
Full-time researcher, multiple areas of law
Articled at Borden Ladner; Called in BC (2009), Ontario (2016)


Immigration and Refugee Law, CPP Disability and Administrative Law


Insurance defence/Personal Injury, Property Loss, Product Liability, Professional Liability
Legal writer and researcher, producer of legal conferences including content development


Environmental Law, Corporate Law and Governance, Class Actions, Toxic Torts
Summa cum laude and silver medalist in law school with several awards; articled at Lerners LLP
LLM (Yale), PhD Candidate (Yale)


Criminal Law
Articled at the Alberta Court of Appeal, and at Miller Thomson; Research assistant for several law professors and a private foundation; journalism background
Called to the BC bar


Fluent in French and Spanish; called in BC and ON; author of several articles and editorial peer reviewer for law journal


Newer lawyer called in 2017, and before law school gained 10 years experience as a law clerk doing legal research, drafting demands, statements of claim, affidavits of documents, motion records, trial records, settlement proposals, mediation memoranda, and appeal facta