Jeff was called to the bar in 2005 and practices in the areas of corporate/commercial, real estate and land development, and wills and estates. He is a member of the Ontario Bar Association (a branch of the Canadian Bar Association), the Middlesex Law Association, the Canadian Condominium Institute, and the Ontario College of Teachers.
Jeff attended the University of Western Ontario where he obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts with a major in Philosophy in 2000 and a Bachelor of Education in 2001. In April of 2004, he graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Laws degree. During his time in Windsor, Jeff volunteered as a case worker for Community Legal Aid and was a footnote editor for Windsor’s faculty-run law journal, the Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice. Jeff consistently ranked in the top 5% of this class and at graduation he was the recipient of the John H. Rodd K.C. Award for the highest standing in Private International Law.
Prior to joining the firm as a partner in March, 2010, Jeff worked as an associate lawyer at the London law firm of Cohen Highley LLP. He has experience in the purchase and sale of businesses, reorganizations, will drafting, business succession planning, estate freezes, trusts and administration of estates, as well as the purchase, sale and mortgaging of residential and commercial properties. Jeff has a particular interest and expertise in condominium law, both for developers and for boards of directors of registered corporations.
Born and raised in London, Ontario, Jeff is never far from a pool. He was a member of the Varsity Water Polo team for three years while at Western and he competed nationally for eight years as a springboard and platform diver with the Forest City Diving Club. Jeff is an avid golfer and lives with his wife and three children in North London.
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