Posted on: October 22, 2019
What happens when employers terminate employees and try to rely on unclear written employment contracts? That was the question in Andros v Colliers where our employee client was terminated on the basis of a written employment contract with a questionable termination clause that attempted to severely limit his severance package. The firm won at the […]
Posted on: December 16, 2015
A holiday fundraiser in support of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The event, which was organized by one of our own associates, Cenobar Parker, was a huge success! With over a 100 young professionals and leaders from across the legal profession in attendance, Cenobar and her co-organizers raised about $8,000 for MSF! PWJ is […]
Posted on: July 14, 2015
James Lawyers is pleased to announce that Patrick James will serve as Chair of the Just. Magazine Editorial Board effective July 1, 2015. Just. is the official magazine of the Ontario Bar Association, shedding light on industry developments and providing a wide range of fresh perspectives on issues that matter to today’s lawyer. It is […]
Posted on: March 19, 2015
We welcome Cenobar Parker to our legal team of professionals. Cenobar has a vast array of experience and provides advice and assistance to clients in all our practice areas including civil litigation, workplace law, and administrative and regulatory law. Prior to joining the firm, Cenobar practiced as a litigator for the federal government and most […]
Posted on: January 24, 2015
No Contracting out of Limitations Act, 2002 for Group LTD Policies: Ontario Court of Appeal Kassburg v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2014 ONCA 922, a decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal released on December 29, 2014, represents a big win for Long Term Disability (“LTD”) claimants and provides much needed clarity on […]
Posted on: January 21, 2015
On May 30, 2016 Robert Tarantino spoke at the Bike Summit 2016 on a panel entitled “Managing Risk and Interpreting the Law”.
On June 20, 2017, Robert Tarantino presented his paper entitled Frustration of Contract in Employment Due to Employee Disability and Illness at the perennially popular Six-Minute Employment Lawyer conference hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Robert was pleased to present his paper alongside esteemed colleagues and friends in the employment bar across Ontario.
On February 24th and 25th, 2018, Patrick James participated as Visiting faculty as part of the University of Notre Dame’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Course. This prestigious program is regarded by many as one of the top trial advocacy programs in the United States.
Cenobar Parker presented at the Ontario Law Society on February 26, 2018 on the best practices for drafting pleadings before administrative tribunals and the Small Claims Court.
Patrick James was recently appointed by Dean Adam Dodek to sit on the University of Ottawa Alumni Advisory Board, which will provide mentorship and advisory support to lawyers in the profession.