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Firm News

Marco P. Falco recognized as a Lexology 2021 Legal Influencer for Dispute resolution

Marco P. Falco Lexology Legal Influencers Congratulations to Marco P. Falco, a partner in our Litigation Group, for his recognition by Lexology as a Legal Influencer Q1 2021 for Disp...
May 6, 2021
Firm News

Congratulations to our lawyers recognized in The 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

The 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that several firm members have been named as leaders in their fields in The 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory....
May 4, 2021
In the News

Torkin Manes once again recognized as the #1 ranked Ontario regional law firm by Canadian Lawyer

Torkin Manes is once again proud to announce that we have been recognized by our peers and colleagues as the top-ranked Ontario law firm in Canad...
Apr 28, 2021
In the News

Laurie Pawlitza interviewed by Global News Radio on the changes to the Divorce Act

Laurie H. Pawlitza Global News Radio Laurie Pawlitza was interviewed by Shaye Ganam on Global News Radio 770 CHQR on the changes to the Divorce Act.
Apr 19, 2021


Marco Falco to speak at the CCDI UnConference 2021

Marco P. Falco Marco Falco will be speaking on a panel at the CCDI UnConference on May 12, 2021. The panel discussion is titled, the "Culture Competence and the Art ...
Date of Event: May 12, 2021

Andrew Biderman and Jeffrey Simpson to present an educational seminar with Canada Legal Referral Inc.

Andrew Biderman and Jeffrey J. Simpson Andrew Biderman and Jeffrey Simpson to present an educational seminar with Canada Legal Referral Inc.
Date of Event: Apr 21, 2021

Jeffrey Alpert and Jeffrey Simpson to speak at the International Factoring Association (IFA) Canada webinar

Jeffrey Alpert and Jeffrey J. Simpson Jeffrey Alpert and Jeffrey Simpson will be speaking at the International Factoring Association (IFA) Canada webinar on April 6, 2021 on the topic of &...
Date of Event: Apr 6, 2021

Loretta Merritt to speak on OTLA webinar

Loretta P. Merritt Loretta Merritt will be speaking on the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association's webinar on "Making the Most of Expert Evidence," on April 1, 2021.
Date of Event: Apr 1, 2021

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalWatch

What Every Lawyer Should Know about Raising New Issues on Appeal

Marco P. Falco After a lengthy Court proceeding, lawyers may be tempted to devise new arguments on appeal in the hope of having an unfavourable decision overturned. ...
May 6, 2021

Lawyer as Negotiator

Adam Keeping Instructor / Negotiation Coach, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (2016 to present) Adam is an instructor/negotiation coach for the “Lawyer as Negotiator” course at Osgoode Hall Law School. He has participated in this...
May 4, 2021

Law Practice Program

Adam Keeping Advisor & Assessor, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON (2020 to present)  
May 4, 2021
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Infectious Disease Emergency Leave and Wrongful Dismissal

Peter C. Straszynski Ontario employees on temporary layoff (or on reduced hours) due to COVID-19 are currently deemed to be on Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (“IDEL”) ...
May 3, 2021


These relationship red flags are pretty accurate signs you're headed for a breakup

Laurie H. Pawlitza It’s rare that a relationship breakdown comes as a complete surprise. In fact, in hindsight, most spouses have a Spidey sense about their pending brea...
Jul 11, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the biggest mistakes couples make when they separate

Laurie H. Pawlitza Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group breaks down the biggest mistakes people make when separating. Hint: there’s little be gained by being vindicti...
Jul 4, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the top five things you need to know about marriage contracts

Laurie H. Pawlitza As you might imagine, a marriage contract — an agreement that says what will happen in the event that you separate — is rarely seen as a romantic gest...
Jun 25, 2019
LegalPoint Videos

Marijuana and the Canadian Workplace - Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter C. Straszynski Peter Straszynski explains the workplace challenges of accommodating the legal use of marijuana for medical purposes, and recommends a number of steps...
Sep 22, 2016