As a bi-racial woman, I grew up with a sense of belonging and inclusion within my family, protected from much of the adversity faced by BIPOC. However, throughout my life I have on occasion experienced that adversity and sometimes the fear many BIPOC live with each day. My father made the first human rights complaint… Read more »
We are thrilled to announce that nine of our lawyers have been recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada. Best Lawyers™ has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list… Read more »
Nelligan Law is proud to announce that Janice Payne, partner, has been awarded the 2020 Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation by the Ontario Bar Association. Awarded once annually, the award recognizes the contributions and achievements of members of the Ontario Bar in civil litigation in one or more of the following areas: outstanding advocacy… Read more »
This article originally appeared in the Ontario Bar Association’s JUST magazine which you can find here. “Where are you from?” Have you been asked this question before? If so, who asked you? Was it someone you just met? Was it at a networking event, a client meeting, a job interview, or something along those lines?… Read more »
Please note our hours for the upcoming holiday season. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! Monday, December 23rd: closed Tuesday, December 24th: closed Wednesday, December 25th: closed Thursday, December 26th: closed Friday, December 27th: closed Monday, December 30th: open 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Tuesday, December 31st: open 8:30 am to 5:30 pm… Read more »
Best Lawyers™ has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers… Read more »
Earlier this week, a ground-breaking decision was released that involved our very own Marta Siemiarczuk. Marta assisted two women in a non-romantic relationship to apply to adopt a foster child in their care. She successfully argued that this law is discriminatory and infringed their rights guaranteed under section 15 of the Charter.
Congratulations to our eight lawyers who have been selected for the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for their respected fields.
Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), a time to recognize a global social issue that affects the health and human rights of millions of older persons around the world. Communities around the world use this day to raise the visibility of elder abuse, by sharing information about abuse and neglect and promoting the resources and services that increase seniors’ safety and well-being. Lawyers and staff at Nelligan O’Brien Payne wore purple today in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.