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Daniel Dooley | Founding Partner

Email  ddooley@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 1984

LLB: University of Western Ontario – 1982

LLM: Osgoode – 2010

Prof. Designations: Certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Civil Litigation

 

Dan Dooley is one of the founding partners of Dooley Lucenti Barristers & Solicitors in Barrie. He has a wide range of mediation, tribunal, trial and appellate experience. His tort work includes professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, fires, contamination spills, construction disputes, mortgage remedies and general litigation. 

His insurance work relates to title insurance opinions, remedies and litigation and insurance coverage opinions relating to the duty to defend and policy language interpretation.

 

Dan has been counsel of record in over 50 reported judgments.

 

Dan successfully completed the Advanced Mediation Workshop in Mediating Complex Disputes, an Executive Education course in the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Dan has been officially named on the Best Lawyers in Canada list for 2016 and 2017.

 

Since 1996, Dan has served as a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court.

 

Reported Cases

Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Wise, 2016 ONCA 629 (CanLII)

Gemeinhardt v. Babic, 2016 ONSC 4707 (CanLII)

  Jarbeau v McLean, 2016 ONSC 3789 (CanLII)

● Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Wise, 2015 ONSC 5014 (SCJ)

● Wilson v. BKK Enterprises Inc., 2015 ONSC 4394 (SCJ)

● The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie v. Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755 (CanLII)

● Henderson v. Henderson, 2015 ONSC 2914 (S.C.J.)

● Barbara Pickers v. J. Murray Kierans, 2014 ONSC 4969 (CanLII)

● Graham v. Bromley, 2014 ONSC 3045 (CanLII)

● Dickson v. Di Michele, 2014 ONSC 2513 (CanLII)

● Timmy v. Campbell, 2014 ONSC 405 (CanLII)

● Hansen v. Strone Corporation, 2014 ONCA 385 (CanLII) aff’ing 2013 ONSC 7130 (CanLII)

● Catford v. Catford, 2013 ONSC 7147 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs 2014 ONSC 133 (CanLII)

● Hurst v. Munch 2012 ONSC 6592 (Can LII)

● Lefebvre-Jackson v. Salt 2012 ONSC 1719 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs 2012 ONSC 2357 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2011 ONSC 5729; 2011 CarswellOnt 15187

● D.M. Drugs Ltd. v. Bywater, 2011 CarswellOnt 11475 (ONSC)

● 136439 Ontario Inc. v. Bates 2011 ONSC 1596 (CanLII)

● Knapman v. Deweerd 2011 ONSC 4269 (CanLII)

● Southorn v. Gauley 2011 ONSC 7518 (CanLII)

● Clark et al v. 1650336 Ontario Limited et al (2010) ONSC 4562 (CanLII)

● Hromek v. Khatra 2010 ONSC 6837 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2009 CanLII 7093 (ONSC)

● McCullough v. Riffert (2010) CarswellOnt 4886, 2010 ONSC 3891 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Wallace v. Allen (2009) 93 O.R. (3d) 723 (C.A.), reversing (2007) 85 O.O. (3d ) 88 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Garratt v. Orillia Power Distribution Corporation (2008) 90 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.)

● Davidson v. Lee, Roche & Kelly (2008) O.J. No. 1833 (C.A.), 2008 CarswellOnt 2640, 2008 ONCA 373; affirming 2006 CarswellOnt 6357 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Dempster v. Dempster (2008), 45 E.T.R. (3d) 139, 172 A.C.W.S. (3d) 534, 2008 CarswellOnt 6878 (S.C.J.)

● Kelland v. Hardestine Holdings Limited, (2008) ONCA 537, 168, A.C.W.S. (3d) 275, 2008 CarswellOnt 3961.

● Law Society of Upper Canada v. (Lawyer) (2007) ONLSHP 13 (Discp. Hearing)

● Wallace v. Allen (2007) 93 O.R. (3d) 489 (S.C.J., as to costs)

● Bartlett v. Northern Self Storage Keswick Corp., (2006) CanLII 42060 (ON SC)

● Everett Developments Inc. v. Pallister, (2006) CanLII 7512 (ON SCDC)

● Harrison v. Fallis, (2006) CanLII 19457 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Law Society of Upper Canada v. (Lawyer),  (2006) ONLSHP 69 (Discp. Hearing)

● Allied Systems Co. v. Sullivan Estate, (2005) CanLII 4576, 2005 CarswellOnt 708 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Predie v. Barrie (City), (2005) CanLII 40372 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Co-Operators General Insurance Co. v. Young, (2005) CanLII 2940 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Kelly v. Dosch (2005), 32 R.P.R. (4th) 45, 2005 CarswellOnt 1177, 2005 CanLII 8669  rev’ing 2003 CanLII 9855 (S.C.J.).

● Waddell v. Broadbent, (2005) CanLII 49455 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Wysocka-Marecki v. Marecki (2005) 142 A.C.W.S. 341 (S.C.J.)

● Keays v. Honda Canada Inc. (2005) 40 C.C.E.L. (3d) 258 (S.C.J.)

● Moslitho Inc. v. 1293423 Ontario Inc., (2004) CanLII 24682 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Stekar v. Gilmore, (2003) CanLII 30010 (ON OSDC)

● Langman v. Luhowy (2003) 67 O.R. (3d) 428 (S.C.J.)

● Hunt v. Sutton Group Incentive Realty Inc. (2002) 60 O.R. (3d) 665 (C.A.)

● Rankin v. Menzies (2002) 47 R.P.R. (3d) 265 (S.C.J.)

● White et al. v. Daffern et al. (2001) 55 O.R. (3d) 765; 47 R.P.R. (3d) 250 (S.C.J.)

● Snaak (Litigation Guardian of) v. The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, [2001] I.L.R. I-4000 (S.C.J.)

● Alleyne v. Gateway Co-operative Homes Inc., (2001) CanLII 28308 (Ont. S.C.J.).

● Lefor (Litigation Guardian of) v. McClure (2000) 49 O.R. (3d) 557 (C.A.)

● Morton v. Rabito (1998) 42 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.); application for leave to appeal dismissed (1999) 43 O.R. (3d)

● Verney v. Great-West Life Assurance Company (1998) 40 O.R. (3d) 249 (Div. Ct.)

● Peddle v. Ontario (Minister of Transportation), (1998) CarswellOnt 4975, 1998 CanLII 17724 (C.A.).

● Harela v. Powell, (1998) O.J. No. 2989, 163 D.L.R. (4th) 365 (Ont. Gen. Div.)

● Manulife Bank of Canada v. Kelly, (1998) CarswellOnt 4012, 1998 CanLII 5388 (C.A.)

● Whittle v. The Queen:

○ (1997) 31 O.R. (3d) 573 (C.A.)

○ (1996) 31 O.R. (3d) 16 (O.C.J.G.D.)

○ (1995) 24 O.R. (3d) 394; (1995) 16 M.V.R (3d) 226 (O.C.J.G.D.)

● Severn (Township) v. 934335 Ontario Ltd. (1994) 23 M.P.L.R. (2d) 301.

● Pan-Abode Distributors (Eastern) Limited v. Lindal Cedar Homes Inc. (1993) 27 C.P.C. (3d) 177

● Forbes v. Thurlow (1993) 23 C.P.C. (3d) 107; leave to appeal refused 49 A.C.W.S. (3d) 706.

● Johnstone v. Harlequin Enterprises Limited (1991) 36 C.C.E.L. 30; (1991) 91 C.L.L.C., para. 14,025 at 12223.

● Machinefabriek D. Barth & ZN. B.V. v. Roberts Welding & Fabricating Ltd.(1985) 7 C.P.C. (2d) 123

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Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Sabrina A. Lucenti | Partner

Email  slucenti@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2009

 

Sabrina Lucenti is a partner at Dooley Lucenti. Sabrina’s litigation practice is focused on insurance defence litigation, including professional negligence, motor vehicle defence, title insurance matters, occupier’s liability, commercial host liability, contamination spills and fires and sexual assault claims.

Sabrina obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.  Sabrina attended law school at Bond University, in Gold Coast, Australia.  While at law school, Sabrina also studied abroad at the East China University of Politics and Law, in Shanghai, China. 

Sabrina was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

 

Sabrina currently sits on the executive of The Advocates’ Society Personal Injury and Insurance Law Practice Group.  Sabrina is a member of the Canadian Defence Lawyer’s Women’s Caucus Steering Committee.  She is also a volunteer lawyer with the Child Advocacy Project – a pro bono program which helps to protect the education rights of low income children across Ontario.

 

Sabrina is a member of the: Ontario Bar Association, The Advocates’ Society, Canadian Defence Lawyers and DRI – The Voice of the Defence Bar. Sabrina is an active member of the Simcoe County Law Association, including establishing the Barrie Lawyers Feed the Hungry program in 2015. Sabrina is also a member of the Nipissing Law Association.

 

Reported Cases

● Battano Construction Limited v Maram Building Corp., 2017 ONSC 2162 (CanLII)

● Kent v. Chin and Orr Lawyers, 2017 ONCA 223 (ONCA)

● Gemeinhardt v. Babic, 2016 ONSC 4707 (CanLII)

● Jarbeau v McLean, 2016 ONSC 3789 (CanLII)

● The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie v. Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755 (CanLII)

● Guettler v Royal Bank of Canada, 2015 ONSC 2905 (CanLII)

● Foremost Cranberry Mews v. Ferreri et al., 2015 ONSC 2827 (CanLII)

● Bradley v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2015 CanLII 1313 (ON SC)

● Barbara Pickers v. J. Murray Kierans, 2014 ONSC 4969 (CanLII)

● Graham v. Bromley, 2014 ONSC 3045 (CanLII)

● Cundle v. Concours Mold Inc., 2014 ONSC 255 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs (2014) ONSC 821 (CanLII)

● Southorn v. Gauley, 2011 ONSC 7518 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2011 ONSC 5729; 2011 CarswellOnt 15187

● D.M. Drugs Ltd. v. Bywater, 2011 CarswellOnt 11475 (ONSC)

● McCullough v. Riffert (2010) 76 C.C.L.T. (3d) 71, 59 E.T.R. (3d) 235, 2010 ONSC 3891; 2010 CarswellOnt 4886; additional Reasons as to costs (2010) 76 C.C.L.T. (3d) 88, 59 E.T.R. (3d) 252, 2010 CarswellOnt 6351, 2010 ONSC 4769

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Scott Fairley | Partner

Email  sfairley@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2000

 

Scott is a partner at Dooley Lucenti who has practiced commercial litigation in Simcoe County since his call to the bar in 2000. Scott focuses his practice on providing litigation advice and representation with respect to commercial issues and business disputes.

 

Scott’s primary areas of practice include construction liens and construction related litigation, contractual disputes, mortgage enforcement, creditors rights and remedies, shareholders rights and remedies, and commercial lease disputes. 

Scott has taught construction law seminars through various construction Associations, as well as through Georgian College and the Ontario Bar Association.

 

Scott was born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the University of Guelph, after which he attended law school at the University of Ottawa. Scott articled with Gowlings in Toronto and was called to the Bar in 2000.

 

Scott’s personal pursuits include mountain biking and road cycling, hockey, skiing and golf. Scott is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society and is a Level III Member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance.

 

Reported Cases

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc. v. Prychitko, 2016 ONSC 759 (CanLII)

Di Nardo v. Webb, 2015 ONSC 3724 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company v. Janice Marshall et al., 2015 ONSC 894 (CanLII)

Bochna v. Lawson, 2015 ONSC 3306 (CanLII)

1350369 Ontario Inc. v. O’Halloran, 2015 ONSC 2770 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2014 ONSC 425 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2014 ONSC 2343 (CanLII)

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc., v. Prychitko, 2014 ONSC 6038 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2014 ONSC 425 (CanLII)

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc., v. Prychitko, 2014 ONSC 6038 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 7397 (CanLII)

Lewis v. Weismiller Lumber Limited, 2013 ONSC 3283 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 4451 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 4731 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 204 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 2828 (CanLII)

Upchruch v. Oshawa, 2013 ONSC 3375 (CanLII)

Lewis v. Weismiller Lumber Ltd, 2013 ONSC 2400 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa, 2013 ONSC 4498 (CanLII)

Picavet v. 807947 Ontario Ltd., 2012 ONSC 457 (CanLII)

C.C.Tatham & Associates Ltd. V. 2057870 Ontario Inc., 2012 CanLII 16438 (ON SC)

6118895 Canada v. Windy O’Neill’s, 2011 ONSC 1729

Sierra Racquets & Apparel Inc. v. 1522631 Ontario Limited, 2011 ONSC 3279 (CanLII)

Nortrax Canada Inc. v. Atlantis Construction Inc., 2010 ONSC 4097 (CanLII)

Morden et al v. Morden Construction et al, 2010 ONSC 3006 (CanLII)

Morden v. Morden Construction Inc., 2010 ONSC 4244 (CanLII)

Crane v. BFLM Inc., 2009 CanLII 63360 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2009 CanLII 39500 (ON SCDC)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2008 CanLII 53861 (ON SCDC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 11369 (ON SC)

Simcoe County District School Board v. Oro-Medonte (Township), 2007 CanLII 44355 (ON SC)

Letonja v. Cedarbuilt Homes Ltd., 2007 CanLII 11320 (ON SC)

Letonja v. Cedarbuilt Homes Ltd., 2007 CanLII 21604 (ON SC)

1435614 Ontario Inc. v. Clarke, 2006 CanLII 40782 (ON SC)

Bluebarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 44826 (ON SC)

Bluebarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 41373 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects inc. v. Hardestine Holdings Ltd., 2005 CanLII 47701 (ON SC)

Family Fun RV Centre Inc. v. Hardestine Holdings Ltd., 2005 CanLII 47701 (ON SC)

Blubarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 36714 (ON SC)

Digiacinto Ventures Inc. v. 30,000 Island Air Ltd., 2004 CanLII 8620 (ON SC)

Patel v. Ghuman, 2004 CanLII 19930 (ON SC)

Hardship Acres Landscaping Inc. v. B.G. Schickedanz (Georgian Bay) Inc., 2004 CanLII 13883 (ON SC)

Strong v. Groupe Alpinum Inc., 2002 CanLII 20041 (ON SC)

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Eric Gionet | Partner

Email  egionet@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 1998

 

Eric is a partner at Dooley Lucenti whose practice focuses exclusively on commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction and employment law.

 

Originally from New Brunswick, Eric received his B.A. from York University in 1993 and his LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 1996. Eric completed his articles in Ottawa and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998. Eric practiced civil and commercial litigation in Ottawa before returning to Barrie in early 2000.

Eric has a special interest in construction lien litigation and litigation issues relating to employment matters.

 

On the construction side of his practice, Eric provides legal advice to owners, mortgage lenders, engineers, architects and other consultants, contractors, trades and surety (bonding) companies involving all aspects of construction projects including construction contracts, tendering, bonding, dispute resolution, progress payments, hold back and trust obligations, construction liens, deficiencies and warranties and collection of unpaid accounts.

 

On the employment side of his practice, Eric provides legal advice to employers and employees regarding the drafting and enforceability of employment contracts, workplace policies, employee disciplinary issues, human rights and accommodation issues, employment standards obligation, termination (severance) packages, wrongful dismissal, fiduciary and employee duties, non competition or non solicitation agreements.

 

Eric also provides advice and litigation service on a wide range of issues of interest to business clients including wrongful dismissal, collection & creditors’ rights and contractual disputes.

 

In his spare time, Eric enjoys golfing, fishing, hockey and spending time with his two young daughters.

 

Reported Cases

ACAT Global v. Bondyra, 2016 ONSC 106 (CanLII)

First Contact Realty Ltd. (Royal LePage First Contact Realty) v. Prime Real Estate Holdings Corporation 2016 ONCA 156 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company v. Janice Marshall et al., 2015 ONSC 894 (CanLII)

2225415 Ontario Inc. v. Dyson 2015 ONSC 4056 (CanLII)

Cassidy v. Tweed (Municipality), 2015 CanLII 79049 (ON OMB)

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al. v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 3743

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 4811 (CanLII)

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 5009 (CanLII)

Motion Industries (Canada) Inc. v. McCarthy, 2015 ONCA 224 (CanLII)

Wallwin Electric Services Inc. v. Tasis Contractors Inc. 2015 ONSC 1612

Palmieri v. Alaimo, 2015 ONSC 4336 (CanLII)

First Contact Realty Ltd. v. Prime Real Estate Holdings Corporation, 2015 ONSC 5511 (CanLII)

McCarthy v. Motion Industries (Canada) Inc., 2014 ONSC 5675 (CanLII)

McCarthy v. Motion Industries (Canada) Inc., 2014 ONSC 7559 (CanLII)

Brister v. 2145128 Ontario Inc., 2014 ONSC 6714 (CanLII)

Pagliaroli v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 2014 ONCA 116 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company Inc. v. Marshall 2014 ONSC 16 (CanLII)

Varco Pruden v. Thom Win Construction Ltd., 2013 ONSC 1190 (CanLII)

Pagliaroli v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 2012 ONSC 6862 (CanLII)

Shibish v. Honda Canada Inc., 2011 CanLII 2989 (ON SC)

Archdekin v. 2116548 Ontario Incorporated, 2011 ONCA 68 (CanLii)

Shibish v. Honda of Canada Inc., 2010 ONSC 3770 (CanLII)

Archdekin v. 2116548 Ontario Incorporated, 2010 ONSC 3553 (CanLii)

Shibish v. Honda of Canada Inc., 2010 ONSC 6766 (CanLII)

Mintz v. Wallwin 2009 ONCA 199 (CanLII)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2009 CanLII 39500 (ON SC)

Shibish v. Honda Canada Inc., 2008 CanLII 63207 (ON SC)

1599624 Ontario Limited v. Lloyd’s Underwriters, 2008 ONCA 435 (CanLII)

Mintz v. Wallwin, 2008 CanLII 31409 (ON SC)

1599624 Ontario Limited v. Lloyd’s Underwriters 2008 ONCA 435 (CanLII)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 48151 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 57460 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2007 CanLII 4888 (ON SC)

Brown v. Stackteck Systems Ltd., 2007 CanLII 7577 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2006 CanLII 3895 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2006 CanLII 13419 (ON SCDC)

Kirwan v. Silver Brooke Golf Course Inc., 2006 CanLII 12426 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2006 CanLII 39470 (ON SC)

Kirwan v. Silver Brooke Golf Course Inc., 2005 CanLII 44833 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2005 CanLII 32571 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2005 CanLII 18317 (ON SC)

H.H. Angus & Associates Ltd. v. Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc., 2005 Can LII 5857 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2005 CanLII 41385 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. V. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2004 CanLII 34801 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2004 Can LII 17522 (ON SC)

R. v. Pickles, 2004 CanLII 60020 (ON CA)

John Beattie Farms Ltd. v. Stevenson 2004 CanLII 411 (ON SC)

Neiman v. GCU Insurance Company 2002 CanLII 61180 (ON SC)

King City Holdings Ltd. v. Preston Springs Gardens Inc., 2001 CanLII 28368 (ON SC)

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David M. Lucenti | Partner

Email  dlucenti@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2009

 

David is a partner at Dooley Lucenti and practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate and wills and estates.

 

David obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, with a major in Political Science and attended law school at Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia where he graduated with First Class Honours.

David moved to Barrie in 2008 when he articled for Purser Dooley Cockburn Smith LLP. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

 

David was born and raised in North Bay, Ontario and continues to serve clients in the area. Prior to practicing law, David pursued a career in finance. In his spare time, David enjoys golfing, playing hockey and traveling.

 

David is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Simcoe County Law Association, where he currently holds the position of Vice-President.

 

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Samantha Cain | Associate

Email  scain@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2010

 

Samantha is an associate lawyer practicing primarily in the area of insurance defence with an emphasis on motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, occupier’s liability, sexual abuse and insurance coverage disputes.

 

Samantha was born and raised in Simcoe County and has deep roots in the community. She earned a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall after completing her Bachelor of Arts at Laurentian University’s Barrie Campus. Samantha articled with Purser Dooley Cockburn Smith LLP before being called to the Ontario Bar in 2010.

Samantha has appeared before, and successfully argued motions in, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and The Advocates’ Society. She has in the past served on the board of directors of the Simcoe County Law Association.

 

Samantha is an animal welfare advocate and spends her spare time volunteering with local animal shelters.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Saly Botelho | Associate

Email  sbotelho@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2014

 

Saly is an associate who practices on the insurance defence team at Dooley Lucenti.  she completed her articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon her call to the Ontario Bar in 2014.

 

Saly is a graduate from the University of Birmingham Law School in Birmingham, England. Prior to law school, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from York University, where she majored in Criminology.

During law school, Saly provided pro-bono legal advice as part of the Free Legal Advice Group (FLAG) alongside a reputable national firm in England, as well as participating in the law school’s Internal Mooting Competition.

 

Saly has volunteered for various institutions and organizations some of which include the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada (Simcoe Chapter), the York Regional Police and the Breast Cancer Society.

 

In her spare time, Saly enjoys travelling, swimming, and reading.

 

Saly is fluent in Arabic.

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Robert Galloway | Associate

Email  rgalloway@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 2014

 

Robert is an associate who practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate, and wills and estates.

 

Working the past few years in the Niagara Region, Rob relocated to the Barrie area in 2017, eager to return home to family and friends and create strong ties and relationships within the Simcoe County community.

Rob obtained his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University earning a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the Faculty of Applied Science. Rob went on to earn a Master of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Western Ontario. Finally, Rob attended law school at the University of Western Ontario where he obtained his Juris Doctor.

Primary Areas of Practice

Real Estate Law

Corporate Law

Wills & Estate

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Anthony Gabriele |  Associate

Email  agabriele@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2015

 

Anthony is an associate who practices as a member of both the insurance defence and commercial litigation teams at Dooley Lucenti.  Anthony completed his articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon his call to the Ontario Bar in 2015.

Anthony was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. Prior to law school, Anthony obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University.

 

Prior to his legal career Anthony pursued a career in the construction industry and brings with him over eight years of construction related experience. Anthony pursued his legal studies in Dundee, Scotland and graduated from the University of Dundee Law School.

 

In his spare time, Anthony enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He is an avid sports fan.

 

Anthony is also a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society.

 

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Jessica Connell | Associate

Email  jconnell@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: British Columbia – 2002, Ontario – 2003

 

Jessica is an associate lawyer at Dooley Lucenti. Jessica practices in the areas of employment and human rights law, professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, and commercial litigation.

 

Born and raised in Penetanguishene, Jessica is pleased to return to live and practice in Simcoe County after living in Vancouver for 10 years.

While in Vancouver, Jessica was in-house Legal Counsel to the BC Human Rights Tribunal for eight years. Jessica frequently represented the Tribunal as counsel in matters before the British Columbia courts, and has appeared several times at the Court of Appeal and once at the Supreme Court of Canada. 

 

Jessica mediated human rights complaints, helping the parties to craft innovative resolutions of often complex and emotional disputes. Jessica’s responsibilities also included providing procedural and substantive legal advice to the Tribunal’s decisions makers and staff, and policy work. Jessica served as Acting Registrar for approximately seven months. As Registrar she supervised the Tribunal’s staff and oversaw all aspects of the Tribunal’s case management operations.

 

Prior to joining the Tribunal, Jessica practiced labour and employment law in Vancouver, and employment law, professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, commercial litigation and family law while living in Ontario.

 

Jessica obtained her Juris Doctor from University of Toronto. After law school, Jessica served as a judicial law clerk where she provided assistance to five judges of the BC Supreme Court, gaining unique insight into the judicial process. Prior to law school, Jessica attended McMaster University where she majored in Political Science and participated in the Theme School on International Justice and Human Rights.

 

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time outside and trying to keep up with her young daughter.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Employment Law

Insurance Liability Defence

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Joshua Valler | Associate

Email  jvaller@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2016

 

Josh completed his articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon his call to the Ontario Bar in 2016. Josh practices in the areas of commercial litigation, estate litigation and insurance defence.

 

Born and raised in Barrie, Josh recently graduated with honours from the J.D. program at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. Josh previously obtained a Bachelor Arts (Honours) from York University where he majored in Law and Society.

Prior to joining Dooley Lucenti, Josh worked in various capacities for the Federal Government including roles as a Special Assistant to the Member of Parliament for Barrie, a Legislative Assistant to a Senator, and as a Special Assistant to the Minister of National Defence.

 

During law school, Josh was a student to the Regional Senior Justice for the Ontario Provincial Court in Ottawa where he was responsible for assisting the Court with research on complicated legal issues.  Josh also continued in the public service by taking on a role as the Special Assistant to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice in addition to his legal studies.

 

In his spare time, Josh enjoys hockey, baseball, and spending time with family and friends.

 

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Hon. Robert N. Weekes | Counsel

Email  rweekes@dllaw.ca

 

The Honourable Robert N. Weekes joined Dooley Lucenti after having served as a Justice of the Superior Court of Ontario for eighteen years. Mr. Weekes will be providing valuable insight and opinions to our clients on their matters.

 

Mr. Weekes graduated from the University of Toronto in 1970 with a degree in Political Science and from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1973. He was called to the Bar in 1975. 

Prior to being appointed to the Superior Court, Mr. Weekes was an Associate with Stuart and Cruickshank in Gravenhurst from 1975 to 1978 and a Partner in Sullivan and Weekes in Gravenhurst from 1979 until his appointment to the Bench in 1991. Mr. Weekes retired from the Superior Court of Justice in February 2009.

 

Mr. Weekes enjoys spending his free time in outdoor pursuits including wilderness canoeing, hiking, skiing (Nordic and alpine) and snowshoeing.

 

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Gerald E. Norman | Counsel

Email  gnorman@dllaw.ca

 

Gerald E. Norman (“Jerry”) was born in Barrie to parents Edwin and Helen Norman who operated Allandale Hardware for many years, originally on Essa Road and later on Minet’s point Road. He has two older brothers Bob and Bill.

 

Jerry graduated from Barrie Central Collegiate in 1966 and received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Sociology (1968) and his Bachelor of Law degree (1971) at the University of Western Ontario.

Jerry and his wife Carol were married in 1971 and settled in his home town to carry on the practice of law as a sole practitioner, focusing on Real Estate Law (Residential and Commercial), Wills and Estate Law (Wills, Estate Planning and Estate Administration) and Business Law (Incorporations, Small Business Agreements and advice regarding the purchase and sale of business assets or shares).

 

Jerry’s leisure time is spent with his family: Carol and their two grown children, Joe and Jenny, as well as pursuing fitness interests such as: running, bicycling, boating, golfing and skiing.

 

Jerry is an active member in the community and has served on the boards of directors for the Huronia Concert Orchestra, Barrie Yacht Club, Hawkestone Yacht Club, Kempenfest (Chairman 2000-2001) and The Rotary Club of Barrie (President 2007-2008) and is currently on the Board for Cope Service Dogs.

 

Jerry merged his practice with Dooley Lucenti January 1st, 2014. Our combined firms will continue their respective practices. All clients of Gerald E. Norman law office will continue to be served by Jerry and his staff at the offices of Dooley Lucenti located at 10 Checkley Street, Barrie.

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Kim S. Kieller | Counsel

Email  kkieller@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 1986

 

For almost thirty years Kim has been a practicing lawyer and advocate. Kim has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario including several appearances at the Court of Appeal.

 

Kim has been elected by her professional colleagues as a member of “Best Lawyers in Canada” each year for almost a decade and is one of only two family law lawyers north of Toronto to be “Lexpert” certified.

Kim is known for her passion for client satisfaction and professional representation. Kim has a special and recognized skill in settling complicated property disputes, including corporate valuation and property division issues. Kim and her team are prepared to leave no stone unturned to ensure she does her best to meet her client’s expectations.

 

Since 1995, Kim has been a mediator and has been certified by the Ontario Association of Family Mediators (OAFM). Kim is a certified family and generic Arbitrator. Kim’s focus is currently moving to access to justice issues including alternative dispute resolution – using negotiation, mediation and arbitration rather than the litigation system to resolve difficult disputes. Kim is available as a mediator or arbitrator or to represent clients in these proceedings.

 

Kim is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates Society, an elected fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the founding member of the Simcoe County Family Law Lawyers Association

 

In her spare time, Kim is a dedicated volunteer and has been a member of several non profit Boards in Barrie.

 

Kim enjoys skiing, road cycling and is currently preparing for her third triathlon, by being a member of “Joes Team” – a triathlon campaign that has raised over ten million dollars in charitable funds for neck and head cancer research at Princess Margaret Hospital over the last ten years.

 

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Primary Areas of Practice

Family Law

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Ainsley Hunter | Associate

Email  ahunter@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 2017

 

Ainsley is an associate who practices family law at Dooley Lucenti. Ainsley completed her articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate following her call to the bar in 2017.

 

Ainsley was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. She graduated from the J.D. program at Queen’s University in 2016. Prior to law school, Ainsley obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from Queen’s University where she majored in Life Sciences.

During law school, Ainsley participated in the Queen’s Family Law Clinic, Queen’s Legal Aid and was the Program Co-ordinator for the Family Law Clinic’s Pro Bono Students Canada volunteers. Ainsley also participated in the Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition.

 

Ainsley is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and is a Level I Member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance. In her spare time Ainsley enjoys skiing, golfing and hiking.

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Daniel Dooley | Founding Partner

Email  ddooley@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 1984

LLB: University of Western Ontario – 1982

LLM: Osgoode – 2010

Prof. Designations: Certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Civil Litigation

 

Dan Dooley is one of the founding partners of Dooley Lucenti Barristers & Solicitors in Barrie. He has a wide range of mediation, tribunal, trial and appellate experience. His tort work includes professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, fires, contamination spills, construction disputes, mortgage remedies and general litigation. 

His insurance work relates to title insurance opinions, remedies and litigation and insurance coverage opinions relating to the duty to defend and policy language interpretation.

 

Dan has been counsel of record in over 50 reported judgments.

 

Dan successfully completed the Advanced Mediation Workshop in Mediating Complex Disputes, an Executive Education course in the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Dan has been officially named on the Best Lawyers in Canada list for 2016 and 2017.

 

Since 1996, Dan has served as a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court.

 

Reported Cases

Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Wise, 2016 ONCA 629 (CanLII)

Gemeinhardt v. Babic, 2016 ONSC 4707 (CanLII)

  Jarbeau v McLean, 2016 ONSC 3789 (CanLII)

● Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Wise, 2015 ONSC 5014 (SCJ)

● Wilson v. BKK Enterprises Inc., 2015 ONSC 4394 (SCJ)

● The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie v. Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755 (CanLII)

● Henderson v. Henderson, 2015 ONSC 2914 (S.C.J.)

● Barbara Pickers v. J. Murray Kierans, 2014 ONSC 4969 (CanLII)

● Graham v. Bromley, 2014 ONSC 3045 (CanLII)

● Dickson v. Di Michele, 2014 ONSC 2513 (CanLII)

● Timmy v. Campbell, 2014 ONSC 405 (CanLII)

● Hansen v. Strone Corporation, 2014 ONCA 385 (CanLII) aff’ing 2013 ONSC 7130 (CanLII)

● Catford v. Catford, 2013 ONSC 7147 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs 2014 ONSC 133 (CanLII)

● Hurst v. Munch 2012 ONSC 6592 (Can LII)

● Lefebvre-Jackson v. Salt 2012 ONSC 1719 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs 2012 ONSC 2357 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2011 ONSC 5729; 2011 CarswellOnt 15187

● D.M. Drugs Ltd. v. Bywater, 2011 CarswellOnt 11475 (ONSC)

● 136439 Ontario Inc. v. Bates 2011 ONSC 1596 (CanLII)

● Knapman v. Deweerd 2011 ONSC 4269 (CanLII)

● Southorn v. Gauley 2011 ONSC 7518 (CanLII)

● Clark et al v. 1650336 Ontario Limited et al (2010) ONSC 4562 (CanLII)

● Hromek v. Khatra 2010 ONSC 6837 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2009 CanLII 7093 (ONSC)

● McCullough v. Riffert (2010) CarswellOnt 4886, 2010 ONSC 3891 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Wallace v. Allen (2009) 93 O.R. (3d) 723 (C.A.), reversing (2007) 85 O.O. (3d ) 88 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Garratt v. Orillia Power Distribution Corporation (2008) 90 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.)

● Davidson v. Lee, Roche & Kelly (2008) O.J. No. 1833 (C.A.), 2008 CarswellOnt 2640, 2008 ONCA 373; affirming 2006 CarswellOnt 6357 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Dempster v. Dempster (2008), 45 E.T.R. (3d) 139, 172 A.C.W.S. (3d) 534, 2008 CarswellOnt 6878 (S.C.J.)

● Kelland v. Hardestine Holdings Limited, (2008) ONCA 537, 168, A.C.W.S. (3d) 275, 2008 CarswellOnt 3961.

● Law Society of Upper Canada v. (Lawyer) (2007) ONLSHP 13 (Discp. Hearing)

● Wallace v. Allen (2007) 93 O.R. (3d) 489 (S.C.J., as to costs)

● Bartlett v. Northern Self Storage Keswick Corp., (2006) CanLII 42060 (ON SC)

● Everett Developments Inc. v. Pallister, (2006) CanLII 7512 (ON SCDC)

● Harrison v. Fallis, (2006) CanLII 19457 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Law Society of Upper Canada v. (Lawyer),  (2006) ONLSHP 69 (Discp. Hearing)

● Allied Systems Co. v. Sullivan Estate, (2005) CanLII 4576, 2005 CarswellOnt 708 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Predie v. Barrie (City), (2005) CanLII 40372 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Co-Operators General Insurance Co. v. Young, (2005) CanLII 2940 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Kelly v. Dosch (2005), 32 R.P.R. (4th) 45, 2005 CarswellOnt 1177, 2005 CanLII 8669  rev’ing 2003 CanLII 9855 (S.C.J.).

● Waddell v. Broadbent, (2005) CanLII 49455 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Wysocka-Marecki v. Marecki (2005) 142 A.C.W.S. 341 (S.C.J.)

● Keays v. Honda Canada Inc. (2005) 40 C.C.E.L. (3d) 258 (S.C.J.)

● Moslitho Inc. v. 1293423 Ontario Inc., (2004) CanLII 24682 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Stekar v. Gilmore, (2003) CanLII 30010 (ON OSDC)

● Langman v. Luhowy (2003) 67 O.R. (3d) 428 (S.C.J.)

● Hunt v. Sutton Group Incentive Realty Inc. (2002) 60 O.R. (3d) 665 (C.A.)

● Rankin v. Menzies (2002) 47 R.P.R. (3d) 265 (S.C.J.)

● White et al. v. Daffern et al. (2001) 55 O.R. (3d) 765; 47 R.P.R. (3d) 250 (S.C.J.)

● Snaak (Litigation Guardian of) v. The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, [2001] I.L.R. I-4000 (S.C.J.)

● Alleyne v. Gateway Co-operative Homes Inc., (2001) CanLII 28308 (Ont. S.C.J.).

● Lefor (Litigation Guardian of) v. McClure (2000) 49 O.R. (3d) 557 (C.A.)

● Morton v. Rabito (1998) 42 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.); application for leave to appeal dismissed (1999) 43 O.R. (3d)

● Verney v. Great-West Life Assurance Company (1998) 40 O.R. (3d) 249 (Div. Ct.)

● Peddle v. Ontario (Minister of Transportation), (1998) CarswellOnt 4975, 1998 CanLII 17724 (C.A.).

● Harela v. Powell, (1998) O.J. No. 2989, 163 D.L.R. (4th) 365 (Ont. Gen. Div.)

● Manulife Bank of Canada v. Kelly, (1998) CarswellOnt 4012, 1998 CanLII 5388 (C.A.)

● Whittle v. The Queen:

○ (1997) 31 O.R. (3d) 573 (C.A.)

○ (1996) 31 O.R. (3d) 16 (O.C.J.G.D.)

○ (1995) 24 O.R. (3d) 394; (1995) 16 M.V.R (3d) 226 (O.C.J.G.D.)

● Severn (Township) v. 934335 Ontario Ltd. (1994) 23 M.P.L.R. (2d) 301.

● Pan-Abode Distributors (Eastern) Limited v. Lindal Cedar Homes Inc. (1993) 27 C.P.C. (3d) 177

● Forbes v. Thurlow (1993) 23 C.P.C. (3d) 107; leave to appeal refused 49 A.C.W.S. (3d) 706.

● Johnstone v. Harlequin Enterprises Limited (1991) 36 C.C.E.L. 30; (1991) 91 C.L.L.C., para. 14,025 at 12223.

● Machinefabriek D. Barth & ZN. B.V. v. Roberts Welding & Fabricating Ltd.(1985) 7 C.P.C. (2d) 123

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Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Sabrina A. Lucenti | Partner

Email  slucenti@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2009

 

Sabrina Lucenti is a partner at Dooley Lucenti. Sabrina’s litigation practice is focused on insurance defence litigation, including professional negligence, motor vehicle defence, title insurance matters, occupier’s liability, commercial host liability, contamination spills and fires and sexual assault claims.

Sabrina obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.  Sabrina attended law school at Bond University, in Gold Coast, Australia.  While at law school, Sabrina also studied abroad at the East China University of Politics and Law, in Shanghai, China. 

Sabrina was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

 

Sabrina currently sits on the executive of The Advocates’ Society Personal Injury and Insurance Law Practice Group.  Sabrina is a member of the Canadian Defence Lawyer’s Women’s Caucus Steering Committee.  She is also a volunteer lawyer with the Child Advocacy Project – a pro bono program which helps to protect the education rights of low income children across Ontario.

 

Sabrina is a member of the: Ontario Bar Association, The Advocates’ Society, Canadian Defence Lawyers and DRI – The Voice of the Defence Bar. Sabrina is an active member of the Simcoe County Law Association, including establishing the Barrie Lawyers Feed the Hungry program in 2015. Sabrina is also a member of the Nipissing Law Association.

 

Reported Cases

● Battano Construction Limited v Maram Building Corp., 2017 ONSC 2162 (CanLII)

● Kent v. Chin and Orr Lawyers, 2017 ONCA 223 (ONCA)

● Gemeinhardt v. Babic, 2016 ONSC 4707 (CanLII)

● Jarbeau v McLean, 2016 ONSC 3789 (CanLII)

● The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie v. Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755 (CanLII)

● Guettler v Royal Bank of Canada, 2015 ONSC 2905 (CanLII)

● Foremost Cranberry Mews v. Ferreri et al., 2015 ONSC 2827 (CanLII)

● Bradley v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2015 CanLII 1313 (ON SC)

● Barbara Pickers v. J. Murray Kierans, 2014 ONSC 4969 (CanLII)

● Graham v. Bromley, 2014 ONSC 3045 (CanLII)

● Cundle v. Concours Mold Inc., 2014 ONSC 255 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs (2014) ONSC 821 (CanLII)

● Southorn v. Gauley, 2011 ONSC 7518 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2011 ONSC 5729; 2011 CarswellOnt 15187

● D.M. Drugs Ltd. v. Bywater, 2011 CarswellOnt 11475 (ONSC)

● McCullough v. Riffert (2010) 76 C.C.L.T. (3d) 71, 59 E.T.R. (3d) 235, 2010 ONSC 3891; 2010 CarswellOnt 4886; additional Reasons as to costs (2010) 76 C.C.L.T. (3d) 88, 59 E.T.R. (3d) 252, 2010 CarswellOnt 6351, 2010 ONSC 4769

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Scott Fairley | Partner

Email  sfairley@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2000

 

Scott is a partner at Dooley Lucenti who has practiced commercial litigation in Simcoe County since his call to the bar in 2000. Scott focuses his practice on providing litigation advice and representation with respect to commercial issues and business disputes.

 

Scott’s primary areas of practice include construction liens and construction related litigation, contractual disputes, mortgage enforcement, creditors rights and remedies, shareholders rights and remedies, and commercial lease disputes. 

Scott has taught construction law seminars through various construction Associations, as well as through Georgian College and the Ontario Bar Association.

 

Scott was born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the University of Guelph, after which he attended law school at the University of Ottawa. Scott articled with Gowlings in Toronto and was called to the Bar in 2000.

 

Scott’s personal pursuits include mountain biking and road cycling, hockey, skiing and golf. Scott is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society and is a Level III Member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance.

 

Reported Cases

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc. v. Prychitko, 2016 ONSC 759 (CanLII)

Di Nardo v. Webb, 2015 ONSC 3724 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company v. Janice Marshall et al., 2015 ONSC 894 (CanLII)

Bochna v. Lawson, 2015 ONSC 3306 (CanLII)

1350369 Ontario Inc. v. O’Halloran, 2015 ONSC 2770 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2014 ONSC 425 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2014 ONSC 2343 (CanLII)

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc., v. Prychitko, 2014 ONSC 6038 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2014 ONSC 425 (CanLII)

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc., v. Prychitko, 2014 ONSC 6038 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 7397 (CanLII)

Lewis v. Weismiller Lumber Limited, 2013 ONSC 3283 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 4451 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 4731 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 204 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 2828 (CanLII)

Upchruch v. Oshawa, 2013 ONSC 3375 (CanLII)

Lewis v. Weismiller Lumber Ltd, 2013 ONSC 2400 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa, 2013 ONSC 4498 (CanLII)

Picavet v. 807947 Ontario Ltd., 2012 ONSC 457 (CanLII)

C.C.Tatham & Associates Ltd. V. 2057870 Ontario Inc., 2012 CanLII 16438 (ON SC)

6118895 Canada v. Windy O’Neill’s, 2011 ONSC 1729

Sierra Racquets & Apparel Inc. v. 1522631 Ontario Limited, 2011 ONSC 3279 (CanLII)

Nortrax Canada Inc. v. Atlantis Construction Inc., 2010 ONSC 4097 (CanLII)

Morden et al v. Morden Construction et al, 2010 ONSC 3006 (CanLII)

Morden v. Morden Construction Inc., 2010 ONSC 4244 (CanLII)

Crane v. BFLM Inc., 2009 CanLII 63360 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2009 CanLII 39500 (ON SCDC)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2008 CanLII 53861 (ON SCDC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 11369 (ON SC)

Simcoe County District School Board v. Oro-Medonte (Township), 2007 CanLII 44355 (ON SC)

Letonja v. Cedarbuilt Homes Ltd., 2007 CanLII 11320 (ON SC)

Letonja v. Cedarbuilt Homes Ltd., 2007 CanLII 21604 (ON SC)

1435614 Ontario Inc. v. Clarke, 2006 CanLII 40782 (ON SC)

Bluebarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 44826 (ON SC)

Bluebarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 41373 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects inc. v. Hardestine Holdings Ltd., 2005 CanLII 47701 (ON SC)

Family Fun RV Centre Inc. v. Hardestine Holdings Ltd., 2005 CanLII 47701 (ON SC)

Blubarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 36714 (ON SC)

Digiacinto Ventures Inc. v. 30,000 Island Air Ltd., 2004 CanLII 8620 (ON SC)

Patel v. Ghuman, 2004 CanLII 19930 (ON SC)

Hardship Acres Landscaping Inc. v. B.G. Schickedanz (Georgian Bay) Inc., 2004 CanLII 13883 (ON SC)

Strong v. Groupe Alpinum Inc., 2002 CanLII 20041 (ON SC)

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Eric Gionet | Partner

Email  egionet@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 1998

 

Eric is a partner at Dooley Lucenti whose practice focuses exclusively on commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction and employment law.

 

Originally from New Brunswick, Eric received his B.A. from York University in 1993 and his LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 1996. Eric completed his articles in Ottawa and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998. Eric practiced civil and commercial litigation in Ottawa before returning to Barrie in early 2000.

Eric has a special interest in construction lien litigation and litigation issues relating to employment matters.

 

On the construction side of his practice, Eric provides legal advice to owners, mortgage lenders, engineers, architects and other consultants, contractors, trades and surety (bonding) companies involving all aspects of construction projects including construction contracts, tendering, bonding, dispute resolution, progress payments, hold back and trust obligations, construction liens, deficiencies and warranties and collection of unpaid accounts.

 

On the employment side of his practice, Eric provides legal advice to employers and employees regarding the drafting and enforceability of employment contracts, workplace policies, employee disciplinary issues, human rights and accommodation issues, employment standards obligation, termination (severance) packages, wrongful dismissal, fiduciary and employee duties, non competition or non solicitation agreements.

 

Eric also provides advice and litigation service on a wide range of issues of interest to business clients including wrongful dismissal, collection & creditors’ rights and contractual disputes.

 

In his spare time, Eric enjoys golfing, fishing, hockey and spending time with his two young daughters.

 

Reported Cases

ACAT Global v. Bondyra, 2016 ONSC 106 (CanLII)

First Contact Realty Ltd. (Royal LePage First Contact Realty) v. Prime Real Estate Holdings Corporation 2016 ONCA 156 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company v. Janice Marshall et al., 2015 ONSC 894 (CanLII)

2225415 Ontario Inc. v. Dyson 2015 ONSC 4056 (CanLII)

Cassidy v. Tweed (Municipality), 2015 CanLII 79049 (ON OMB)

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al. v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 3743

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 4811 (CanLII)

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 5009 (CanLII)

Motion Industries (Canada) Inc. v. McCarthy, 2015 ONCA 224 (CanLII)

Wallwin Electric Services Inc. v. Tasis Contractors Inc. 2015 ONSC 1612

Palmieri v. Alaimo, 2015 ONSC 4336 (CanLII)

First Contact Realty Ltd. v. Prime Real Estate Holdings Corporation, 2015 ONSC 5511 (CanLII)

McCarthy v. Motion Industries (Canada) Inc., 2014 ONSC 5675 (CanLII)

McCarthy v. Motion Industries (Canada) Inc., 2014 ONSC 7559 (CanLII)

Brister v. 2145128 Ontario Inc., 2014 ONSC 6714 (CanLII)

Pagliaroli v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 2014 ONCA 116 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company Inc. v. Marshall 2014 ONSC 16 (CanLII)

Varco Pruden v. Thom Win Construction Ltd., 2013 ONSC 1190 (CanLII)

Pagliaroli v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 2012 ONSC 6862 (CanLII)

Shibish v. Honda Canada Inc., 2011 CanLII 2989 (ON SC)

Archdekin v. 2116548 Ontario Incorporated, 2011 ONCA 68 (CanLii)

Shibish v. Honda of Canada Inc., 2010 ONSC 3770 (CanLII)

Archdekin v. 2116548 Ontario Incorporated, 2010 ONSC 3553 (CanLii)

Shibish v. Honda of Canada Inc., 2010 ONSC 6766 (CanLII)

Mintz v. Wallwin 2009 ONCA 199 (CanLII)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2009 CanLII 39500 (ON SC)

Shibish v. Honda Canada Inc., 2008 CanLII 63207 (ON SC)

1599624 Ontario Limited v. Lloyd’s Underwriters, 2008 ONCA 435 (CanLII)

Mintz v. Wallwin, 2008 CanLII 31409 (ON SC)

1599624 Ontario Limited v. Lloyd’s Underwriters 2008 ONCA 435 (CanLII)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 48151 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 57460 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2007 CanLII 4888 (ON SC)

Brown v. Stackteck Systems Ltd., 2007 CanLII 7577 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2006 CanLII 3895 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2006 CanLII 13419 (ON SCDC)

Kirwan v. Silver Brooke Golf Course Inc., 2006 CanLII 12426 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2006 CanLII 39470 (ON SC)

Kirwan v. Silver Brooke Golf Course Inc., 2005 CanLII 44833 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2005 CanLII 32571 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2005 CanLII 18317 (ON SC)

H.H. Angus & Associates Ltd. v. Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc., 2005 Can LII 5857 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2005 CanLII 41385 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. V. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2004 CanLII 34801 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2004 Can LII 17522 (ON SC)

R. v. Pickles, 2004 CanLII 60020 (ON CA)

John Beattie Farms Ltd. v. Stevenson 2004 CanLII 411 (ON SC)

Neiman v. GCU Insurance Company 2002 CanLII 61180 (ON SC)

King City Holdings Ltd. v. Preston Springs Gardens Inc., 2001 CanLII 28368 (ON SC)

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David M. Lucenti | Partner

Email  dlucenti@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2009

 

David is a partner at Dooley Lucenti and practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate and wills and estates.

 

David obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, with a major in Political Science and attended law school at Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia where he graduated with First Class Honours.

David moved to Barrie in 2008 when he articled for Purser Dooley Cockburn Smith LLP. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

 

David was born and raised in North Bay, Ontario and continues to serve clients in the area. Prior to practicing law, David pursued a career in finance. In his spare time, David enjoys golfing, playing hockey and traveling.

 

David is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Simcoe County Law Association, where he currently holds the position of Vice-President.

 

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Samantha Cain | Associate

Email  scain@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2010

 

Samantha is an associate lawyer practicing primarily in the area of insurance defence with an emphasis on motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, occupier’s liability, sexual abuse and insurance coverage disputes.

 

Samantha was born and raised in Simcoe County and has deep roots in the community. She earned a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall after completing her Bachelor of Arts at Laurentian University’s Barrie Campus. Samantha articled with Purser Dooley Cockburn Smith LLP before being called to the Ontario Bar in 2010.

Samantha has appeared before, and successfully argued motions in, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and The Advocates’ Society. She has in the past served on the board of directors of the Simcoe County Law Association.

 

Samantha is an animal welfare advocate and spends her spare time volunteering with local animal shelters.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

+ Saly Botelho

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Saly Botelho | Associate

Email  sbotelho@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2014

 

Saly is an associate who practices on the insurance defence team at Dooley Lucenti.  she completed her articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon her call to the Ontario Bar in 2014.

 

Saly is a graduate from the University of Birmingham Law School in Birmingham, England. Prior to law school, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from York University, where she majored in Criminology.

During law school, Saly provided pro-bono legal advice as part of the Free Legal Advice Group (FLAG) alongside a reputable national firm in England, as well as participating in the law school’s Internal Mooting Competition.

 

Saly has volunteered for various institutions and organizations some of which include the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada (Simcoe Chapter), the York Regional Police and the Breast Cancer Society.

 

In her spare time, Saly enjoys travelling, swimming, and reading.

 

Saly is fluent in Arabic.

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Robert Galloway | Associate

Email  rgalloway@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 2014

 

Robert is an associate who practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate, and wills and estates.

 

Working the past few years in the Niagara Region, Rob relocated to the Barrie area in 2017, eager to return home to family and friends and create strong ties and relationships within the Simcoe County community.

Rob obtained his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University earning a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the Faculty of Applied Science. Rob went on to earn a Master of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Western Ontario. Finally, Rob attended law school at the University of Western Ontario where he obtained his Juris Doctor.

Primary Areas of Practice

Real Estate Law

Corporate Law

Wills & Estate

+ Anthony Gabriele

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Anthony Gabriele |  Associate

Email  agabriele@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2015

 

Anthony is an associate who practices as a member of both the insurance defence and commercial litigation teams at Dooley Lucenti.  Anthony completed his articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon his call to the Ontario Bar in 2015.

Anthony was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. Prior to law school, Anthony obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University.

 

Prior to his legal career Anthony pursued a career in the construction industry and brings with him over eight years of construction related experience. Anthony pursued his legal studies in Dundee, Scotland and graduated from the University of Dundee Law School.

 

In his spare time, Anthony enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He is an avid sports fan.

 

Anthony is also a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society.

 

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Jessica Connell | Associate

Email  jconnell@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: British Columbia – 2002, Ontario – 2003

 

Jessica is an associate lawyer at Dooley Lucenti. Jessica practices in the areas of employment and human rights law, professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, and commercial litigation.

 

Born and raised in Penetanguishene, Jessica is pleased to return to live and practice in Simcoe County after living in Vancouver for 10 years.

While in Vancouver, Jessica was in-house Legal Counsel to the BC Human Rights Tribunal for eight years. Jessica frequently represented the Tribunal as counsel in matters before the British Columbia courts, and has appeared several times at the Court of Appeal and once at the Supreme Court of Canada. 

 

Jessica mediated human rights complaints, helping the parties to craft innovative resolutions of often complex and emotional disputes. Jessica’s responsibilities also included providing procedural and substantive legal advice to the Tribunal’s decisions makers and staff, and policy work. Jessica served as Acting Registrar for approximately seven months. As Registrar she supervised the Tribunal’s staff and oversaw all aspects of the Tribunal’s case management operations.

 

Prior to joining the Tribunal, Jessica practiced labour and employment law in Vancouver, and employment law, professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, commercial litigation and family law while living in Ontario.

 

Jessica obtained her Juris Doctor from University of Toronto. After law school, Jessica served as a judicial law clerk where she provided assistance to five judges of the BC Supreme Court, gaining unique insight into the judicial process. Prior to law school, Jessica attended McMaster University where she majored in Political Science and participated in the Theme School on International Justice and Human Rights.

 

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time outside and trying to keep up with her young daughter.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Employment Law

Insurance Liability Defence

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Joshua Valler | Associate

Email  jvaller@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2016

 

Josh completed his articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon his call to the Ontario Bar in 2016. Josh practices in the areas of commercial litigation, estate litigation and insurance defence.

 

Born and raised in Barrie, Josh recently graduated with honours from the J.D. program at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. Josh previously obtained a Bachelor Arts (Honours) from York University where he majored in Law and Society.

Prior to joining Dooley Lucenti, Josh worked in various capacities for the Federal Government including roles as a Special Assistant to the Member of Parliament for Barrie, a Legislative Assistant to a Senator, and as a Special Assistant to the Minister of National Defence.

 

During law school, Josh was a student to the Regional Senior Justice for the Ontario Provincial Court in Ottawa where he was responsible for assisting the Court with research on complicated legal issues.  Josh also continued in the public service by taking on a role as the Special Assistant to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice in addition to his legal studies.

 

In his spare time, Josh enjoys hockey, baseball, and spending time with family and friends.

 

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Hon. Robert N. Weekes | Counsel

Email  rweekes@dllaw.ca

 

The Honourable Robert N. Weekes joined Dooley Lucenti after having served as a Justice of the Superior Court of Ontario for eighteen years. Mr. Weekes will be providing valuable insight and opinions to our clients on their matters.

 

Mr. Weekes graduated from the University of Toronto in 1970 with a degree in Political Science and from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1973. He was called to the Bar in 1975. 

Prior to being appointed to the Superior Court, Mr. Weekes was an Associate with Stuart and Cruickshank in Gravenhurst from 1975 to 1978 and a Partner in Sullivan and Weekes in Gravenhurst from 1979 until his appointment to the Bench in 1991. Mr. Weekes retired from the Superior Court of Justice in February 2009.

 

Mr. Weekes enjoys spending his free time in outdoor pursuits including wilderness canoeing, hiking, skiing (Nordic and alpine) and snowshoeing.

 

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Gerald E. Norman | Counsel

Email  gnorman@dllaw.ca

 

Gerald E. Norman (“Jerry”) was born in Barrie to parents Edwin and Helen Norman who operated Allandale Hardware for many years, originally on Essa Road and later on Minet’s point Road. He has two older brothers Bob and Bill.

 

Jerry graduated from Barrie Central Collegiate in 1966 and received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Sociology (1968) and his Bachelor of Law degree (1971) at the University of Western Ontario.

Jerry and his wife Carol were married in 1971 and settled in his home town to carry on the practice of law as a sole practitioner, focusing on Real Estate Law (Residential and Commercial), Wills and Estate Law (Wills, Estate Planning and Estate Administration) and Business Law (Incorporations, Small Business Agreements and advice regarding the purchase and sale of business assets or shares).

 

Jerry’s leisure time is spent with his family: Carol and their two grown children, Joe and Jenny, as well as pursuing fitness interests such as: running, bicycling, boating, golfing and skiing.

 

Jerry is an active member in the community and has served on the boards of directors for the Huronia Concert Orchestra, Barrie Yacht Club, Hawkestone Yacht Club, Kempenfest (Chairman 2000-2001) and The Rotary Club of Barrie (President 2007-2008) and is currently on the Board for Cope Service Dogs.

 

Jerry merged his practice with Dooley Lucenti January 1st, 2014. Our combined firms will continue their respective practices. All clients of Gerald E. Norman law office will continue to be served by Jerry and his staff at the offices of Dooley Lucenti located at 10 Checkley Street, Barrie.

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Kim S. Kieller | Counsel

Email  kkieller@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 1986

 

For almost thirty years Kim has been a practicing lawyer and advocate. Kim has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario including several appearances at the Court of Appeal.

 

Kim has been elected by her professional colleagues as a member of “Best Lawyers in Canada” each year for almost a decade and is one of only two family law lawyers north of Toronto to be “Lexpert” certified.

Kim is known for her passion for client satisfaction and professional representation. Kim has a special and recognized skill in settling complicated property disputes, including corporate valuation and property division issues. Kim and her team are prepared to leave no stone unturned to ensure she does her best to meet her client’s expectations.

 

Since 1995, Kim has been a mediator and has been certified by the Ontario Association of Family Mediators (OAFM). Kim is a certified family and generic Arbitrator. Kim’s focus is currently moving to access to justice issues including alternative dispute resolution – using negotiation, mediation and arbitration rather than the litigation system to resolve difficult disputes. Kim is available as a mediator or arbitrator or to represent clients in these proceedings.

 

Kim is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates Society, an elected fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the founding member of the Simcoe County Family Law Lawyers Association

 

In her spare time, Kim is a dedicated volunteer and has been a member of several non profit Boards in Barrie.

 

Kim enjoys skiing, road cycling and is currently preparing for her third triathlon, by being a member of “Joes Team” – a triathlon campaign that has raised over ten million dollars in charitable funds for neck and head cancer research at Princess Margaret Hospital over the last ten years.

 

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Primary Areas of Practice

Family Law

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Ainsley Hunter | Associate

Email  ahunter@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 2017

 

Ainsley is an associate who practices family law at Dooley Lucenti. Ainsley completed her articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate following her call to the bar in 2017.

 

Ainsley was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. She graduated from the J.D. program at Queen’s University in 2016. Prior to law school, Ainsley obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from Queen’s University where she majored in Life Sciences.

During law school, Ainsley participated in the Queen’s Family Law Clinic, Queen’s Legal Aid and was the Program Co-ordinator for the Family Law Clinic’s Pro Bono Students Canada volunteers. Ainsley also participated in the Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition.

 

Ainsley is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and is a Level I Member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance. In her spare time Ainsley enjoys skiing, golfing and hiking.

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Daniel Dooley | Founding Partner

Email  ddooley@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 1984

LLB: University of Western Ontario – 1982

LLM: Osgoode – 2010

Prof. Designations: Certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Civil Litigation

 

Dan Dooley is one of the founding partners of Dooley Lucenti Barristers & Solicitors in Barrie. He has a wide range of mediation, tribunal, trial and appellate experience. His tort work includes professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, fires, contamination spills, construction disputes, mortgage remedies and general litigation. 

His insurance work relates to title insurance opinions, remedies and litigation and insurance coverage opinions relating to the duty to defend and policy language interpretation.

 

Dan has been counsel of record in over 50 reported judgments.

 

Dan successfully completed the Advanced Mediation Workshop in Mediating Complex Disputes, an Executive Education course in the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Dan has been officially named on the Best Lawyers in Canada list for 2016 and 2017.

 

Since 1996, Dan has served as a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court.

 

Reported Cases

Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Wise, 2016 ONCA 629 (CanLII)

Gemeinhardt v. Babic, 2016 ONSC 4707 (CanLII)

  Jarbeau v McLean, 2016 ONSC 3789 (CanLII)

● Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Wise, 2015 ONSC 5014 (SCJ)

● Wilson v. BKK Enterprises Inc., 2015 ONSC 4394 (SCJ)

● The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie v. Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755 (CanLII)

● Henderson v. Henderson, 2015 ONSC 2914 (S.C.J.)

● Barbara Pickers v. J. Murray Kierans, 2014 ONSC 4969 (CanLII)

● Graham v. Bromley, 2014 ONSC 3045 (CanLII)

● Dickson v. Di Michele, 2014 ONSC 2513 (CanLII)

● Timmy v. Campbell, 2014 ONSC 405 (CanLII)

● Hansen v. Strone Corporation, 2014 ONCA 385 (CanLII) aff’ing 2013 ONSC 7130 (CanLII)

● Catford v. Catford, 2013 ONSC 7147 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs 2014 ONSC 133 (CanLII)

● Hurst v. Munch 2012 ONSC 6592 (Can LII)

● Lefebvre-Jackson v. Salt 2012 ONSC 1719 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs 2012 ONSC 2357 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2011 ONSC 5729; 2011 CarswellOnt 15187

● D.M. Drugs Ltd. v. Bywater, 2011 CarswellOnt 11475 (ONSC)

● 136439 Ontario Inc. v. Bates 2011 ONSC 1596 (CanLII)

● Knapman v. Deweerd 2011 ONSC 4269 (CanLII)

● Southorn v. Gauley 2011 ONSC 7518 (CanLII)

● Clark et al v. 1650336 Ontario Limited et al (2010) ONSC 4562 (CanLII)

● Hromek v. Khatra 2010 ONSC 6837 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2009 CanLII 7093 (ONSC)

● McCullough v. Riffert (2010) CarswellOnt 4886, 2010 ONSC 3891 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Wallace v. Allen (2009) 93 O.R. (3d) 723 (C.A.), reversing (2007) 85 O.O. (3d ) 88 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Garratt v. Orillia Power Distribution Corporation (2008) 90 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.)

● Davidson v. Lee, Roche & Kelly (2008) O.J. No. 1833 (C.A.), 2008 CarswellOnt 2640, 2008 ONCA 373; affirming 2006 CarswellOnt 6357 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Dempster v. Dempster (2008), 45 E.T.R. (3d) 139, 172 A.C.W.S. (3d) 534, 2008 CarswellOnt 6878 (S.C.J.)

● Kelland v. Hardestine Holdings Limited, (2008) ONCA 537, 168, A.C.W.S. (3d) 275, 2008 CarswellOnt 3961.

● Law Society of Upper Canada v. (Lawyer) (2007) ONLSHP 13 (Discp. Hearing)

● Wallace v. Allen (2007) 93 O.R. (3d) 489 (S.C.J., as to costs)

● Bartlett v. Northern Self Storage Keswick Corp., (2006) CanLII 42060 (ON SC)

● Everett Developments Inc. v. Pallister, (2006) CanLII 7512 (ON SCDC)

● Harrison v. Fallis, (2006) CanLII 19457 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Law Society of Upper Canada v. (Lawyer),  (2006) ONLSHP 69 (Discp. Hearing)

● Allied Systems Co. v. Sullivan Estate, (2005) CanLII 4576, 2005 CarswellOnt 708 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Predie v. Barrie (City), (2005) CanLII 40372 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Co-Operators General Insurance Co. v. Young, (2005) CanLII 2940 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Kelly v. Dosch (2005), 32 R.P.R. (4th) 45, 2005 CarswellOnt 1177, 2005 CanLII 8669  rev’ing 2003 CanLII 9855 (S.C.J.).

● Waddell v. Broadbent, (2005) CanLII 49455 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Wysocka-Marecki v. Marecki (2005) 142 A.C.W.S. 341 (S.C.J.)

● Keays v. Honda Canada Inc. (2005) 40 C.C.E.L. (3d) 258 (S.C.J.)

● Moslitho Inc. v. 1293423 Ontario Inc., (2004) CanLII 24682 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Stekar v. Gilmore, (2003) CanLII 30010 (ON OSDC)

● Langman v. Luhowy (2003) 67 O.R. (3d) 428 (S.C.J.)

● Hunt v. Sutton Group Incentive Realty Inc. (2002) 60 O.R. (3d) 665 (C.A.)

● Rankin v. Menzies (2002) 47 R.P.R. (3d) 265 (S.C.J.)

● White et al. v. Daffern et al. (2001) 55 O.R. (3d) 765; 47 R.P.R. (3d) 250 (S.C.J.)

● Snaak (Litigation Guardian of) v. The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, [2001] I.L.R. I-4000 (S.C.J.)

● Alleyne v. Gateway Co-operative Homes Inc., (2001) CanLII 28308 (Ont. S.C.J.).

● Lefor (Litigation Guardian of) v. McClure (2000) 49 O.R. (3d) 557 (C.A.)

● Morton v. Rabito (1998) 42 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.); application for leave to appeal dismissed (1999) 43 O.R. (3d)

● Verney v. Great-West Life Assurance Company (1998) 40 O.R. (3d) 249 (Div. Ct.)

● Peddle v. Ontario (Minister of Transportation), (1998) CarswellOnt 4975, 1998 CanLII 17724 (C.A.).

● Harela v. Powell, (1998) O.J. No. 2989, 163 D.L.R. (4th) 365 (Ont. Gen. Div.)

● Manulife Bank of Canada v. Kelly, (1998) CarswellOnt 4012, 1998 CanLII 5388 (C.A.)

● Whittle v. The Queen:

○ (1997) 31 O.R. (3d) 573 (C.A.)

○ (1996) 31 O.R. (3d) 16 (O.C.J.G.D.)

○ (1995) 24 O.R. (3d) 394; (1995) 16 M.V.R (3d) 226 (O.C.J.G.D.)

● Severn (Township) v. 934335 Ontario Ltd. (1994) 23 M.P.L.R. (2d) 301.

● Pan-Abode Distributors (Eastern) Limited v. Lindal Cedar Homes Inc. (1993) 27 C.P.C. (3d) 177

● Forbes v. Thurlow (1993) 23 C.P.C. (3d) 107; leave to appeal refused 49 A.C.W.S. (3d) 706.

● Johnstone v. Harlequin Enterprises Limited (1991) 36 C.C.E.L. 30; (1991) 91 C.L.L.C., para. 14,025 at 12223.

● Machinefabriek D. Barth & ZN. B.V. v. Roberts Welding & Fabricating Ltd.(1985) 7 C.P.C. (2d) 123

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Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Sabrina A. Lucenti | Partner

Email  slucenti@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2009

 

Sabrina Lucenti is a partner at Dooley Lucenti. Sabrina’s litigation practice is focused on Civil Litigation, Insurance Litigation, including subrogation and coverage, Property claims, including host liability, contamination spills and fires, and Sexual Assault.

 

Prior to law school, Sabrina obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, majoring in Political Science, with minors in Sociology and Italian Studies. Sabrina attended law school at Bond University, in Gold Coast, Australia and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

While at law school, Sabrina also studied abroad at the East China University of Politics and Law, in Shanghai, China.

 

Sabrina currently sits on the executive of The Advocates’ Society Personal Injury and Insurance Law Practice Group and is a volunteer lawyer with the Child Advocacy Project.

 

Sabrina is a member of the: Ontario Bar Association; The Advocates’ Society; Canadian Defence Lawyers; and DRI – The Voice of the Defence Bar. She is an active member of the Simcoe County Law Association, including establishing the Barrie Lawyer’s Feed the Hungry program in 2015. Sabrina is also a member of the Nipissing Law Association.

 

Reported Cases

●  Gemeinhardt v. Babic, 2016 ONSC 4707 (CanLII)

● Jarbeau v McLean, 2016 ONSC 3789 (CanLII)

● The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie v. Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755 (CanLII)

● Guettler v Royal Bank of Canada, 2015 ONSC 2905 (CanLII)

● Foremost Cranberry Mews v. Ferreri et al., 2015 ONSC 2827 (CanLII)

● Bradley v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2015 CanLII 1313 (ON SC)

● Barbara Pickers v. J. Murray Kierans, 2014 ONSC 4969 (CanLII)

● Graham v. Bromley, 2014 ONSC 3045 (CanLII)

● Cundle v. Concours Mold Inc., 2014 ONSC 255 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs (2014) ONSC 821 (CanLII)

● Southorn v. Gauley, 2011 ONSC 7518 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2011 ONSC 5729; 2011 CarswellOnt 15187

● D.M. Drugs Ltd. v. Bywater, 2011 CarswellOnt 11475 (ONSC)

● McCullough v. Riffert (2010) 76 C.C.L.T. (3d) 71, 59 E.T.R. (3d) 235, 2010 ONSC 3891; 2010 CarswellOnt 4886; additional Reasons as to costs (2010) 76 C.C.L.T. (3d) 88, 59 E.T.R. (3d) 252, 2010 CarswellOnt 6351, 2010 ONSC 4769

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Scott Fairley | Partner

Email  sfairley@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2000

 

Scott is a partner at Dooley Lucenti who has practiced commercial litigation in Simcoe County since his call to the bar in 2000. Scott focuses his practice on providing litigation advice and representation with respect to commercial issues and business disputes.

 

Scott’s primary areas of practice include construction liens and construction related litigation, contractual disputes, mortgage enforcement, creditors rights and remedies, shareholders rights and remedies, and commercial lease disputes. 

Scott has taught construction law seminars through various construction Associations, as well as through Georgian College and the Ontario Bar Association.

 

Scott was born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the University of Guelph, after which he attended law school at the University of Ottawa. Scott articled with Gowlings in Toronto and was called to the Bar in 2000.

 

Scott’s personal pursuits include mountain biking and road cycling, hockey, skiing and golf. Scott is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society and is a Level III Member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance.

 

Reported Cases

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc. v. Prychitko, 2016 ONSC 759 (CanLII)

Di Nardo v. Webb, 2015 ONSC 3724 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company v. Janice Marshall et al., 2015 ONSC 894 (CanLII)

Bochna v. Lawson, 2015 ONSC 3306 (CanLII)

1350369 Ontario Inc. v. O’Halloran, 2015 ONSC 2770 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2014 ONSC 425 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2014 ONSC 2343 (CanLII)

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc., v. Prychitko, 2014 ONSC 6038 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2014 ONSC 425 (CanLII)

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc., v. Prychitko, 2014 ONSC 6038 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 7397 (CanLII)

Lewis v. Weismiller Lumber Limited, 2013 ONSC 3283 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 4451 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 4731 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 204 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 2828 (CanLII)

Upchruch v. Oshawa, 2013 ONSC 3375 (CanLII)

Lewis v. Weismiller Lumber Ltd, 2013 ONSC 2400 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa, 2013 ONSC 4498 (CanLII)

Picavet v. 807947 Ontario Ltd., 2012 ONSC 457 (CanLII)

C.C.Tatham & Associates Ltd. V. 2057870 Ontario Inc., 2012 CanLII 16438 (ON SC)

6118895 Canada v. Windy O’Neill’s, 2011 ONSC 1729

Sierra Racquets & Apparel Inc. v. 1522631 Ontario Limited, 2011 ONSC 3279 (CanLII)

Nortrax Canada Inc. v. Atlantis Construction Inc., 2010 ONSC 4097 (CanLII)

Morden et al v. Morden Construction et al, 2010 ONSC 3006 (CanLII)

Morden v. Morden Construction Inc., 2010 ONSC 4244 (CanLII)

Crane v. BFLM Inc., 2009 CanLII 63360 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2009 CanLII 39500 (ON SCDC)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2008 CanLII 53861 (ON SCDC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 11369 (ON SC)

Simcoe County District School Board v. Oro-Medonte (Township), 2007 CanLII 44355 (ON SC)

Letonja v. Cedarbuilt Homes Ltd., 2007 CanLII 11320 (ON SC)

Letonja v. Cedarbuilt Homes Ltd., 2007 CanLII 21604 (ON SC)

1435614 Ontario Inc. v. Clarke, 2006 CanLII 40782 (ON SC)

Bluebarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 44826 (ON SC)

Bluebarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 41373 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects inc. v. Hardestine Holdings Ltd., 2005 CanLII 47701 (ON SC)

Family Fun RV Centre Inc. v. Hardestine Holdings Ltd., 2005 CanLII 47701 (ON SC)

Blubarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 36714 (ON SC)

Digiacinto Ventures Inc. v. 30,000 Island Air Ltd., 2004 CanLII 8620 (ON SC)

Patel v. Ghuman, 2004 CanLII 19930 (ON SC)

Hardship Acres Landscaping Inc. v. B.G. Schickedanz (Georgian Bay) Inc., 2004 CanLII 13883 (ON SC)

Strong v. Groupe Alpinum Inc., 2002 CanLII 20041 (ON SC)

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Eric Gionet | Partner

Email  egionet@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 1998

 

Eric is a partner at Dooley Lucenti whose practice focuses exclusively on commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction and employment law.

 

Originally from New Brunswick, Eric received his B.A. from York University in 1993 and his LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 1996. Eric completed his articles in Ottawa and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998. Eric practiced civil and commercial litigation in Ottawa before returning to Barrie in early 2000.

Eric has a special interest in construction lien litigation and litigation issues relating to employment matters.

 

On the construction side of his practice, Eric provides legal advice to owners, mortgage lenders, engineers, architects and other consultants, contractors, trades and surety (bonding) companies involving all aspects of construction projects including construction contracts, tendering, bonding, dispute resolution, progress payments, hold back and trust obligations, construction liens, deficiencies and warranties and collection of unpaid accounts.

 

On the employment side of his practice, Eric provides legal advice to employers and employees regarding the drafting and enforceability of employment contracts, workplace policies, employee disciplinary issues, human rights and accommodation issues, employment standards obligation, termination (severance) packages, wrongful dismissal, fiduciary and employee duties, non competition or non solicitation agreements.

 

Eric also provides advice and litigation service on a wide range of issues of interest to business clients including wrongful dismissal, collection & creditors’ rights and contractual disputes.

 

In his spare time, Eric enjoys golfing, fishing, hockey and spending time with his two young daughters.

 

Reported Cases

ACAT Global v. Bondyra, 2016 ONSC 106 (CanLII)

First Contact Realty Ltd. (Royal LePage First Contact Realty) v. Prime Real Estate Holdings Corporation 2016 ONCA 156 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company v. Janice Marshall et al., 2015 ONSC 894 (CanLII)

2225415 Ontario Inc. v. Dyson 2015 ONSC 4056 (CanLII)

Cassidy v. Tweed (Municipality), 2015 CanLII 79049 (ON OMB)

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al. v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 3743

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 4811 (CanLII)

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 5009 (CanLII)

Motion Industries (Canada) Inc. v. McCarthy, 2015 ONCA 224 (CanLII)

Wallwin Electric Services Inc. v. Tasis Contractors Inc. 2015 ONSC 1612

Palmieri v. Alaimo, 2015 ONSC 4336 (CanLII)

First Contact Realty Ltd. v. Prime Real Estate Holdings Corporation, 2015 ONSC 5511 (CanLII)

McCarthy v. Motion Industries (Canada) Inc., 2014 ONSC 5675 (CanLII)

McCarthy v. Motion Industries (Canada) Inc., 2014 ONSC 7559 (CanLII)

Brister v. 2145128 Ontario Inc., 2014 ONSC 6714 (CanLII)

Pagliaroli v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 2014 ONCA 116 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company Inc. v. Marshall 2014 ONSC 16 (CanLII)

Varco Pruden v. Thom Win Construction Ltd., 2013 ONSC 1190 (CanLII)

Pagliaroli v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 2012 ONSC 6862 (CanLII)

Shibish v. Honda Canada Inc., 2011 CanLII 2989 (ON SC)

Archdekin v. 2116548 Ontario Incorporated, 2011 ONCA 68 (CanLii)

Shibish v. Honda of Canada Inc., 2010 ONSC 3770 (CanLII)

Archdekin v. 2116548 Ontario Incorporated, 2010 ONSC 3553 (CanLii)

Shibish v. Honda of Canada Inc., 2010 ONSC 6766 (CanLII)

Mintz v. Wallwin 2009 ONCA 199 (CanLII)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2009 CanLII 39500 (ON SC)

Shibish v. Honda Canada Inc., 2008 CanLII 63207 (ON SC)

1599624 Ontario Limited v. Lloyd’s Underwriters, 2008 ONCA 435 (CanLII)

Mintz v. Wallwin, 2008 CanLII 31409 (ON SC)

1599624 Ontario Limited v. Lloyd’s Underwriters 2008 ONCA 435 (CanLII)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 48151 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 57460 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2007 CanLII 4888 (ON SC)

Brown v. Stackteck Systems Ltd., 2007 CanLII 7577 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2006 CanLII 3895 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2006 CanLII 13419 (ON SCDC)

Kirwan v. Silver Brooke Golf Course Inc., 2006 CanLII 12426 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2006 CanLII 39470 (ON SC)

Kirwan v. Silver Brooke Golf Course Inc., 2005 CanLII 44833 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2005 CanLII 32571 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2005 CanLII 18317 (ON SC)

H.H. Angus & Associates Ltd. v. Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc., 2005 Can LII 5857 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2005 CanLII 41385 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. V. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2004 CanLII 34801 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2004 Can LII 17522 (ON SC)

R. v. Pickles, 2004 CanLII 60020 (ON CA)

John Beattie Farms Ltd. v. Stevenson 2004 CanLII 411 (ON SC)

Neiman v. GCU Insurance Company 2002 CanLII 61180 (ON SC)

King City Holdings Ltd. v. Preston Springs Gardens Inc., 2001 CanLII 28368 (ON SC)

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David M. Lucenti | Partner

Email  dlucenti@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2009

 

David is a partner at Dooley Lucenti and practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate and wills and estates.

 

David obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, with a major in Political Science and attended law school at Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia where he graduated with First Class Honours.

David moved to Barrie in 2008 when he articled for Purser Dooley Cockburn Smith LLP. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

 

David was born and raised in North Bay, Ontario and continues to serve clients in the area. Prior to practicing law, David pursued a career in finance. In his spare time, David enjoys golfing, playing hockey and traveling.

 

David is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Simcoe County Law Association, where he currently holds the position of Vice-President.

 

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Samantha Cain | Associate

Email  scain@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2010

 

Samantha is an associate lawyer practicing primarily in the area of insurance defence with an emphasis on motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, occupier’s liability, sexual abuse and insurance coverage disputes.

 

Samantha was born and raised in Simcoe County and has deep roots in the community. She earned a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall after completing her Bachelor of Arts at Laurentian University’s Barrie Campus. Samantha articled with Purser Dooley Cockburn Smith LLP before being called to the Ontario Bar in 2010.

Samantha has appeared before, and successfully argued motions in, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and The Advocates’ Society. She has in the past served on the board of directors of the Simcoe County Law Association.

 

Samantha is an animal welfare advocate and spends her spare time volunteering with local animal shelters.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Saly Botelho | Associate

Email  sbotelho@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2014

 

Saly is an associate who practices on the insurance defence team at Dooley Lucenti.  she completed her articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon her call to the Ontario Bar in 2014.

 

Saly is a graduate from the University of Birmingham Law School in Birmingham, England. Prior to law school, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from York University, where she majored in Criminology.

During law school, Saly provided pro-bono legal advice as part of the Free Legal Advice Group (FLAG) alongside a reputable national firm in England, as well as participating in the law school’s Internal Mooting Competition.

 

Saly has volunteered for various institutions and organizations some of which include the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada (Simcoe Chapter), the York Regional Police and the Breast Cancer Society.

 

During law school, Saly provided pro-bono legal advice as part of the Free Legal Advice Group (FLAG) alongside a reputable national firm in England, as well as participating in the law school’s Internal Mooting Competition. Saly has volunteered for various institutions and organizations some of which include the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada (Simcoe Chapter), the York Regional Police and the Breast Cancer Society.

 

In her spare time, Saly enjoys travelling, swimming, and reading.

 

Saly is fluent in Arabic.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Robert Galloway | Associate

Email  rgalloway@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 2014

 

Robert is an associate who practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate, and wills and estates.

 

Working the past few years in the Niagara Region, Rob relocated to the Barrie area in 2017, eager to return home to family and friends and create strong ties and relationships within the Simcoe County community.

Rob obtained his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University earning a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the Faculty of Applied Science. Rob went on to earn a Master of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Western Ontario. Finally, Rob attended law school at the University of Western Ontario where he obtained his Juris Doctor.

Primary Areas of Practice

Real Estate Law

Corporate Law

Wills & Estate

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Anthony Gabriele |  Associate

Email  agabriele@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2015

 

Anthony is an associate who practices as a member of both the insurance defence and commercial litigation teams at Dooley Lucenti.  Anthony completed his articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon his call to the Ontario Bar in 2015.

Anthony was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. Prior to law school, Anthony obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University.

 

Prior to his legal career Anthony pursued a career in the construction industry and brings with him over eight years of construction related experience. Anthony pursued his legal studies in Dundee, Scotland and graduated from the University of Dundee Law School.

 

In his spare time, Anthony enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He is an avid sports fan.

 

Anthony is also a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society.

 

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Jessica Connell | Associate

Email  jconnell@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: British Columbia – 2002, Ontario – 2013

 

Jessica is an associate lawyer at Dooley Lucenti. Jessica practices in the areas of employment and human rights law, professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, and commercial litigation.

 

Born and raised in Penetanguishene, Jessica is pleased to return to live and practice in Simcoe County after living in Vancouver for 10 years.

While in Vancouver, Jessica was in-house Legal Counsel to the BC Human Rights Tribunal for eight years. Jessica frequently represented the Tribunal as counsel in matters before the British Columbia courts, and has appeared several times at the Court of Appeal and once at the Supreme Court of Canada. 

 

Jessica mediated human rights complaints, helping the parties to craft innovative resolutions of often complex and emotional disputes. Jessica’s responsibilities also included providing procedural and substantive legal advice to the Tribunal’s decisions makers and staff, and policy work. Jessica served as Acting Registrar for approximately seven months. As Registrar she supervised the Tribunal’s staff and oversaw all aspects of the Tribunal’s case management operations.

 

Prior to joining the Tribunal, Jessica practiced labour and employment law in Vancouver, and employment law, professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, commercial litigation and family law while living in Ontario.

 

Jessica obtained her Juris Doctor from University of Toronto. After law school, Jessica served as a judicial law clerk where she provided assistance to five judges of the BC Supreme Court, gaining unique insight into the judicial process. Prior to law school, Jessica attended McMaster University where she majored in Political Science and participated in the Theme School on International Justice and Human Rights.

 

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time outside and trying to keep up with her young daughter.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Employment Law

Insurance Liability Defence

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Joshua Valler | Associates

Email  jvaller@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2016

 

Josh completed his articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon his call to the Ontario Bar in 2016. Josh practices in the areas of commercial litigation, estate litigation and insurance defence.

 

Born and raised in Barrie, Josh recently graduated with honours from the J.D. program at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. Josh previously obtained a Bachelor Arts (Honours) from York University where he majored in Law and Society.

Prior to joining Dooley Lucenti, Josh worked in various capacities for the Federal Government including roles as a Special Assistant to the Member of Parliament for Barrie, a Legislative Assistant to a Senator, and as a Special Assistant to the Minister of National Defence.

 

During law school, Josh was a student to the Regional Senior Justice for the Ontario Provincial Court in Ottawa where he was responsible for assisting the Court with research on complicated legal issues.  Josh also continued in the public service by taking on a role as the Special Assistant to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice in addition to his legal studies.

 

In his spare time, Josh enjoys hockey, baseball, and spending time with family and friends.

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Hon. Robert N. Weekes | Counsel

Email  rweekes@dllaw.ca

 

The Honourable Robert N. Weekes joined Dooley Lucenti after having served as a Justice of the Superior Court of Ontario for eighteen years. Mr. Weekes will be providing valuable insight and opinions to our clients on their matters.

 

Mr. Weekes graduated from the University of Toronto in 1970 with a degree in Political Science and from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1973. He was called to the Bar in 1975. 

Prior to being appointed to the Superior Court, Mr. Weekes was an Associate with Stuart and Cruickshank in Gravenhurst from 1975 to 1978 and a Partner in Sullivan and Weekes in Gravenhurst from 1979 until his appointment to the Bench in 1991. Mr. Weekes retired from the Superior Court of Justice in February 2009.

 

Mr. Weekes enjoys spending his free time in outdoor pursuits including wilderness canoeing, hiking, skiing (Nordic and alpine) and snowshoeing.

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Gerald E. Norman | Counsel

Email  gnorman@dllaw.ca

 

Gerald E. Norman (“Jerry”) was born in Barrie to parents Edwin and Helen Norman who operated Allandale Hardware for many years, originally on Essa Road and later on Minet’s point Road. He has two older brothers Bob and Bill.

 

Jerry graduated from Barrie Central Collegiate in 1966 and received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Sociology (1968) and his Bachelor of Law degree (1971) at the University of Western Ontario.

Jerry and his wife Carol were married in 1971 and settled in his home town to carry on the practice of law as a sole practitioner, focusing on Real Estate Law (Residential and Commercial), Wills and Estate Law (Wills, Estate Planning and Estate Administration) and Business Law (Incorporations, Small Business Agreements and advice regarding the purchase and sale of business assets or shares).

 

Jerry’s leisure time is spent with his family: Carol and their two grown children, Joe and Jenny, as well as pursuing fitness interests such as: running, bicycling, boating, golfing and skiing.

 

Jerry is an active member in the community and has served on the boards of directors for the Huronia Concert Orchestra, Barrie Yacht Club, Hawkestone Yacht Club, Kempenfest (Chairman 2000-2001) and The Rotary Club of Barrie (President 2007-2008) and is currently on the Board for Cope Service Dogs.

 

Jerry merged his practice with Dooley Lucenti January 1st, 2014. Our combined firms will continue their respective practices. All clients of Gerald E. Norman law office will continue to be served by Jerry and his staff at the offices of Dooley Lucenti located at 10 Checkley Street, Barrie.

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Kim S. Kieller | Counsel

Email  kkieller@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 1986

 

For almost thirty years Kim has been a practicing lawyer and advocate. Kim has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario including several appearances at the Court of Appeal.

 

Kim has been elected by her professional colleagues as a member of “Best Lawyers in Canada” each year for almost a decade and is one of only two family law lawyers north of Toronto to be “Lexpert” certified.

Kim is known for her passion for client satisfaction and professional representation. Kim has a special and recognized skill in settling complicated property disputes, including corporate valuation and property division issues. Kim and her team are prepared to leave no stone unturned to ensure she does her best to meet her client’s expectations.

 

Since 1995, Kim has been a mediator and has been certified by the Ontario Association of Family Mediators (OAFM). Kim is a certified family and generic Arbitrator. Kim’s focus is currently moving to access to justice issues including alternative dispute resolution – using negotiation, mediation and arbitration rather than the litigation system to resolve difficult disputes. Kim is available as a mediator or arbitrator or to represent clients in these proceedings.

 

Kim is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates Society, an elected fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the founding member of the Simcoe County Family Law Lawyers Association

 

In her spare time, Kim is a dedicated volunteer and has been a member of several non profit Boards in Barrie.

 

Kim enjoys skiing, road cycling and is currently preparing for her third triathlon, by being a member of “Joes Team” – a triathlon campaign that has raised over ten million dollars in charitable funds for neck and head cancer research at Princess Margaret Hospital over the last ten years.

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Primary Areas of Practice

Family Law

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Ainsley Hunter  | Associate

Email  ahunter@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 2017

 

Ainsley is an associate who practices family law at Dooley Lucenti. Ainsley completed her articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate following her call to the bar in 2017.

 

Ainsley was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. She graduated from the J.D. program at Queen’s University in 2016. Prior to law school, Ainsley obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from Queen’s University where she majored in Life Sciences.

During law school, Ainsley participated in the Queen’s Family Law Clinic, Queen’s Legal Aid and was the Program Co-ordinator for the Family Law Clinic’s Pro Bono Students Canada volunteers. Ainsley also participated in the Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition.

 

Ainsley is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and is a Level I Member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance. In her spare time Ainsley enjoys skiing, golfing and hiking.

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Daniel Dooley | Founding Partner

Email  ddooley@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 1984

LLB: University of Western Ontario – 1982

LLM: Osgoode – 2010

Prof. Designations: Certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Civil Litigation

 

Dan Dooley is one of the founding partners of Dooley Lucenti Barristers & Solicitors in Barrie. He has a wide range of mediation, tribunal, trial and appellate experience. His tort work includes professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, fires, contamination spills, construction disputes, mortgage remedies and general litigation. 

His insurance work relates to title insurance opinions, remedies and litigation and insurance coverage opinions relating to the duty to defend and policy language interpretation.

 

Dan has been counsel of record in over 50 reported judgments.

 

Dan successfully completed the Advanced Mediation Workshop in Mediating Complex Disputes, an Executive Education course in the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Dan has been officially named on the Best Lawyers in Canada list for 2016 and 2017.

 

Since 1996, Dan has served as a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court.

 

Reported Cases

Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Wise, 2016 ONCA 629 (CanLII)

Gemeinhardt v. Babic, 2016 ONSC 4707 (CanLII)

  Jarbeau v McLean, 2016 ONSC 3789 (CanLII)

● Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Wise, 2015 ONSC 5014 (SCJ)

● Wilson v. BKK Enterprises Inc., 2015 ONSC 4394 (SCJ)

● The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie v. Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755 (CanLII)

● Henderson v. Henderson, 2015 ONSC 2914 (S.C.J.)

● Barbara Pickers v. J. Murray Kierans, 2014 ONSC 4969 (CanLII)

● Graham v. Bromley, 2014 ONSC 3045 (CanLII)

● Dickson v. Di Michele, 2014 ONSC 2513 (CanLII)

● Timmy v. Campbell, 2014 ONSC 405 (CanLII)

● Hansen v. Strone Corporation, 2014 ONCA 385 (CanLII) aff’ing 2013 ONSC 7130 (CanLII)

● Catford v. Catford, 2013 ONSC 7147 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs 2014 ONSC 133 (CanLII)

● Hurst v. Munch 2012 ONSC 6592 (Can LII)

● Lefebvre-Jackson v. Salt 2012 ONSC 1719 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs 2012 ONSC 2357 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2011 ONSC 5729; 2011 CarswellOnt 15187

● D.M. Drugs Ltd. v. Bywater, 2011 CarswellOnt 11475 (ONSC)

● 136439 Ontario Inc. v. Bates 2011 ONSC 1596 (CanLII)

● Knapman v. Deweerd 2011 ONSC 4269 (CanLII)

● Southorn v. Gauley 2011 ONSC 7518 (CanLII)

● Clark et al v. 1650336 Ontario Limited et al (2010) ONSC 4562 (CanLII)

● Hromek v. Khatra 2010 ONSC 6837 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2009 CanLII 7093 (ONSC)

● McCullough v. Riffert (2010) CarswellOnt 4886, 2010 ONSC 3891 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Wallace v. Allen (2009) 93 O.R. (3d) 723 (C.A.), reversing (2007) 85 O.O. (3d ) 88 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Garratt v. Orillia Power Distribution Corporation (2008) 90 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.)

● Davidson v. Lee, Roche & Kelly (2008) O.J. No. 1833 (C.A.), 2008 CarswellOnt 2640, 2008 ONCA 373; affirming 2006 CarswellOnt 6357 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Dempster v. Dempster (2008), 45 E.T.R. (3d) 139, 172 A.C.W.S. (3d) 534, 2008 CarswellOnt 6878 (S.C.J.)

● Kelland v. Hardestine Holdings Limited, (2008) ONCA 537, 168, A.C.W.S. (3d) 275, 2008 CarswellOnt 3961.

● Law Society of Upper Canada v. (Lawyer) (2007) ONLSHP 13 (Discp. Hearing)

● Wallace v. Allen (2007) 93 O.R. (3d) 489 (S.C.J., as to costs)

● Bartlett v. Northern Self Storage Keswick Corp., (2006) CanLII 42060 (ON SC)

● Everett Developments Inc. v. Pallister, (2006) CanLII 7512 (ON SCDC)

● Harrison v. Fallis, (2006) CanLII 19457 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Law Society of Upper Canada v. (Lawyer),  (2006) ONLSHP 69 (Discp. Hearing)

● Allied Systems Co. v. Sullivan Estate, (2005) CanLII 4576, 2005 CarswellOnt 708 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Predie v. Barrie (City), (2005) CanLII 40372 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Co-Operators General Insurance Co. v. Young, (2005) CanLII 2940 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Kelly v. Dosch (2005), 32 R.P.R. (4th) 45, 2005 CarswellOnt 1177, 2005 CanLII 8669  rev’ing 2003 CanLII 9855 (S.C.J.).

● Waddell v. Broadbent, (2005) CanLII 49455 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Wysocka-Marecki v. Marecki (2005) 142 A.C.W.S. 341 (S.C.J.)

● Keays v. Honda Canada Inc. (2005) 40 C.C.E.L. (3d) 258 (S.C.J.)

● Moslitho Inc. v. 1293423 Ontario Inc., (2004) CanLII 24682 (Ont. S.C.J.)

● Stekar v. Gilmore, (2003) CanLII 30010 (ON OSDC)

● Langman v. Luhowy (2003) 67 O.R. (3d) 428 (S.C.J.)

● Hunt v. Sutton Group Incentive Realty Inc. (2002) 60 O.R. (3d) 665 (C.A.)

● Rankin v. Menzies (2002) 47 R.P.R. (3d) 265 (S.C.J.)

● White et al. v. Daffern et al. (2001) 55 O.R. (3d) 765; 47 R.P.R. (3d) 250 (S.C.J.)

● Snaak (Litigation Guardian of) v. The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, [2001] I.L.R. I-4000 (S.C.J.)

● Alleyne v. Gateway Co-operative Homes Inc., (2001) CanLII 28308 (Ont. S.C.J.).

● Lefor (Litigation Guardian of) v. McClure (2000) 49 O.R. (3d) 557 (C.A.)

● Morton v. Rabito (1998) 42 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.); application for leave to appeal dismissed (1999) 43 O.R. (3d)

● Verney v. Great-West Life Assurance Company (1998) 40 O.R. (3d) 249 (Div. Ct.)

● Peddle v. Ontario (Minister of Transportation), (1998) CarswellOnt 4975, 1998 CanLII 17724 (C.A.).

● Harela v. Powell, (1998) O.J. No. 2989, 163 D.L.R. (4th) 365 (Ont. Gen. Div.)

● Manulife Bank of Canada v. Kelly, (1998) CarswellOnt 4012, 1998 CanLII 5388 (C.A.)

● Whittle v. The Queen:

○ (1997) 31 O.R. (3d) 573 (C.A.)

○ (1996) 31 O.R. (3d) 16 (O.C.J.G.D.)

○ (1995) 24 O.R. (3d) 394; (1995) 16 M.V.R (3d) 226 (O.C.J.G.D.)

● Severn (Township) v. 934335 Ontario Ltd. (1994) 23 M.P.L.R. (2d) 301.

● Pan-Abode Distributors (Eastern) Limited v. Lindal Cedar Homes Inc. (1993) 27 C.P.C. (3d) 177

● Forbes v. Thurlow (1993) 23 C.P.C. (3d) 107; leave to appeal refused 49 A.C.W.S. (3d) 706.

● Johnstone v. Harlequin Enterprises Limited (1991) 36 C.C.E.L. 30; (1991) 91 C.L.L.C., para. 14,025 at 12223.

● Machinefabriek D. Barth & ZN. B.V. v. Roberts Welding & Fabricating Ltd.(1985) 7 C.P.C. (2d) 123

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Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Sabrina A. Lucenti | Partner

Email  slucenti@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2009

 

Sabrina Lucenti is a partner at Dooley Lucenti. Sabrina’s litigation practice is focused on Civil Litigation, Insurance Litigation, including subrogation and coverage, Property claims, including host liability, contamination spills and fires, and Sexual Assault.

 

Prior to law school, Sabrina obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, majoring in Political Science, with minors in Sociology and Italian Studies. Sabrina attended law school at Bond University, in Gold Coast, Australia and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

While at law school, Sabrina also studied abroad at the East China University of Politics and Law, in Shanghai, China.

 

Sabrina currently sits on the executive of The Advocates’ Society Personal Injury and Insurance Law Practice Group and is a volunteer lawyer with the Child Advocacy Project.

 

Sabrina is a member of the: Ontario Bar Association; The Advocates’ Society; Canadian Defence Lawyers; and DRI – The Voice of the Defence Bar. She is an active member of the Simcoe County Law Association, including establishing the Barrie Lawyer’s Feed the Hungry program in 2015. Sabrina is also a member of the Nipissing Law Association.

 

Reported Cases

●  Gemeinhardt v. Babic, 2016 ONSC 4707 (CanLII)

● Jarbeau v McLean, 2016 ONSC 3789 (CanLII)

● The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie v. Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755 (CanLII)

● Guettler v Royal Bank of Canada, 2015 ONSC 2905 (CanLII)

● Foremost Cranberry Mews v. Ferreri et al., 2015 ONSC 2827 (CanLII)

● Bradley v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2015 CanLII 1313 (ON SC)

● Barbara Pickers v. J. Murray Kierans, 2014 ONSC 4969 (CanLII)

● Graham v. Bromley, 2014 ONSC 3045 (CanLII)

● Cundle v. Concours Mold Inc., 2014 ONSC 255 (CanLII); additional reasons as to costs (2014) ONSC 821 (CanLII)

● Southorn v. Gauley, 2011 ONSC 7518 (CanLII)

● Lograsso v. Kuchar, 2011 ONSC 5729; 2011 CarswellOnt 15187

● D.M. Drugs Ltd. v. Bywater, 2011 CarswellOnt 11475 (ONSC)

● McCullough v. Riffert (2010) 76 C.C.L.T. (3d) 71, 59 E.T.R. (3d) 235, 2010 ONSC 3891; 2010 CarswellOnt 4886; additional Reasons as to costs (2010) 76 C.C.L.T. (3d) 88, 59 E.T.R. (3d) 252, 2010 CarswellOnt 6351, 2010 ONSC 4769

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

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Scott Fairley | Partner

Email  sfairley@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2000

 

Scott is a partner at Dooley Lucenti who has practiced commercial litigation in Simcoe County since his call to the bar in 2000. Scott focuses his practice on providing litigation advice and representation with respect to commercial issues and business disputes.

 

Scott’s primary areas of practice include construction liens and construction related litigation, contractual disputes, mortgage enforcement, creditors rights and remedies, shareholders rights and remedies, and commercial lease disputes. 

Scott has taught construction law seminars through various construction Associations, as well as through Georgian College and the Ontario Bar Association.

 

Scott was born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the University of Guelph, after which he attended law school at the University of Ottawa. Scott articled with Gowlings in Toronto and was called to the Bar in 2000.

 

Scott’s personal pursuits include mountain biking and road cycling, hockey, skiing and golf. Scott is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society and is a Level III Member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance.

 

Reported Cases

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc. v. Prychitko, 2016 ONSC 759 (CanLII)

Di Nardo v. Webb, 2015 ONSC 3724 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company v. Janice Marshall et al., 2015 ONSC 894 (CanLII)

Bochna v. Lawson, 2015 ONSC 3306 (CanLII)

1350369 Ontario Inc. v. O’Halloran, 2015 ONSC 2770 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2014 ONSC 425 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2014 ONSC 2343 (CanLII)

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc., v. Prychitko, 2014 ONSC 6038 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2014 ONSC 425 (CanLII)

Seal Tech Basement Sealing Inc., v. Prychitko, 2014 ONSC 6038 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 7397 (CanLII)

Lewis v. Weismiller Lumber Limited, 2013 ONSC 3283 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 4451 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 4731 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 204 (CanLII)

Bailey v. Barbour, 2013 ONSC 2828 (CanLII)

Upchruch v. Oshawa, 2013 ONSC 3375 (CanLII)

Lewis v. Weismiller Lumber Ltd, 2013 ONSC 2400 (CanLII)

Upchurch v. Oshawa, 2013 ONSC 4498 (CanLII)

Picavet v. 807947 Ontario Ltd., 2012 ONSC 457 (CanLII)

C.C.Tatham & Associates Ltd. V. 2057870 Ontario Inc., 2012 CanLII 16438 (ON SC)

6118895 Canada v. Windy O’Neill’s, 2011 ONSC 1729

Sierra Racquets & Apparel Inc. v. 1522631 Ontario Limited, 2011 ONSC 3279 (CanLII)

Nortrax Canada Inc. v. Atlantis Construction Inc., 2010 ONSC 4097 (CanLII)

Morden et al v. Morden Construction et al, 2010 ONSC 3006 (CanLII)

Morden v. Morden Construction Inc., 2010 ONSC 4244 (CanLII)

Crane v. BFLM Inc., 2009 CanLII 63360 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2009 CanLII 39500 (ON SCDC)

Upchurch v. Oshawa (City), 2008 CanLII 53861 (ON SCDC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 11369 (ON SC)

Simcoe County District School Board v. Oro-Medonte (Township), 2007 CanLII 44355 (ON SC)

Letonja v. Cedarbuilt Homes Ltd., 2007 CanLII 11320 (ON SC)

Letonja v. Cedarbuilt Homes Ltd., 2007 CanLII 21604 (ON SC)

1435614 Ontario Inc. v. Clarke, 2006 CanLII 40782 (ON SC)

Bluebarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 44826 (ON SC)

Bluebarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 41373 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects inc. v. Hardestine Holdings Ltd., 2005 CanLII 47701 (ON SC)

Family Fun RV Centre Inc. v. Hardestine Holdings Ltd., 2005 CanLII 47701 (ON SC)

Blubarrie Hill Inc. v. 1645110 Ontario Ltd., 2005 CanLII 36714 (ON SC)

Digiacinto Ventures Inc. v. 30,000 Island Air Ltd., 2004 CanLII 8620 (ON SC)

Patel v. Ghuman, 2004 CanLII 19930 (ON SC)

Hardship Acres Landscaping Inc. v. B.G. Schickedanz (Georgian Bay) Inc., 2004 CanLII 13883 (ON SC)

Strong v. Groupe Alpinum Inc., 2002 CanLII 20041 (ON SC)

+ Eric Gionet

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Eric Gionet | Partner

Email  egionet@dllaw.ca

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Call to the Bar: Ontario – 1998

 

Eric is a partner at Dooley Lucenti whose practice focuses exclusively on commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction and employment law.

 

Originally from New Brunswick, Eric received his B.A. from York University in 1993 and his LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 1996. Eric completed his articles in Ottawa and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998. Eric practiced civil and commercial litigation in Ottawa before returning to Barrie in early 2000.

Eric has a special interest in construction lien litigation and litigation issues relating to employment matters.

 

On the construction side of his practice, Eric provides legal advice to owners, mortgage lenders, engineers, architects and other consultants, contractors, trades and surety (bonding) companies involving all aspects of construction projects including construction contracts, tendering, bonding, dispute resolution, progress payments, hold back and trust obligations, construction liens, deficiencies and warranties and collection of unpaid accounts.

 

On the employment side of his practice, Eric provides legal advice to employers and employees regarding the drafting and enforceability of employment contracts, workplace policies, employee disciplinary issues, human rights and accommodation issues, employment standards obligation, termination (severance) packages, wrongful dismissal, fiduciary and employee duties, non competition or non solicitation agreements.

 

Eric also provides advice and litigation service on a wide range of issues of interest to business clients including wrongful dismissal, collection & creditors’ rights and contractual disputes.

 

In his spare time, Eric enjoys golfing, fishing, hockey and spending time with his two young daughters.

 

Reported Cases

ACAT Global v. Bondyra, 2016 ONSC 106 (CanLII)

First Contact Realty Ltd. (Royal LePage First Contact Realty) v. Prime Real Estate Holdings Corporation 2016 ONCA 156 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company v. Janice Marshall et al., 2015 ONSC 894 (CanLII)

2225415 Ontario Inc. v. Dyson 2015 ONSC 4056 (CanLII)

Cassidy v. Tweed (Municipality), 2015 CanLII 79049 (ON OMB)

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al. v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 3743

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 4811 (CanLII)

Northridge Homes Ltd. Et al v. The Travellers Motel (Owen Sound) Limited et al., 2015 ONSC 5009 (CanLII)

Motion Industries (Canada) Inc. v. McCarthy, 2015 ONCA 224 (CanLII)

Wallwin Electric Services Inc. v. Tasis Contractors Inc. 2015 ONSC 1612

Palmieri v. Alaimo, 2015 ONSC 4336 (CanLII)

First Contact Realty Ltd. v. Prime Real Estate Holdings Corporation, 2015 ONSC 5511 (CanLII)

McCarthy v. Motion Industries (Canada) Inc., 2014 ONSC 5675 (CanLII)

McCarthy v. Motion Industries (Canada) Inc., 2014 ONSC 7559 (CanLII)

Brister v. 2145128 Ontario Inc., 2014 ONSC 6714 (CanLII)

Pagliaroli v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 2014 ONCA 116 (CanLII)

A Big Mobile Sign Company Inc. v. Marshall 2014 ONSC 16 (CanLII)

Varco Pruden v. Thom Win Construction Ltd., 2013 ONSC 1190 (CanLII)

Pagliaroli v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 2012 ONSC 6862 (CanLII)

Shibish v. Honda Canada Inc., 2011 CanLII 2989 (ON SC)

Archdekin v. 2116548 Ontario Incorporated, 2011 ONCA 68 (CanLii)

Shibish v. Honda of Canada Inc., 2010 ONSC 3770 (CanLII)

Archdekin v. 2116548 Ontario Incorporated, 2010 ONSC 3553 (CanLii)

Shibish v. Honda of Canada Inc., 2010 ONSC 6766 (CanLII)

Mintz v. Wallwin 2009 ONCA 199 (CanLII)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2009 CanLII 39500 (ON SC)

Shibish v. Honda Canada Inc., 2008 CanLII 63207 (ON SC)

1599624 Ontario Limited v. Lloyd’s Underwriters, 2008 ONCA 435 (CanLII)

Mintz v. Wallwin, 2008 CanLII 31409 (ON SC)

1599624 Ontario Limited v. Lloyd’s Underwriters 2008 ONCA 435 (CanLII)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 48151 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2008 CanLII 57460 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2007 CanLII 4888 (ON SC)

Brown v. Stackteck Systems Ltd., 2007 CanLII 7577 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2006 CanLII 3895 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2006 CanLII 13419 (ON SCDC)

Kirwan v. Silver Brooke Golf Course Inc., 2006 CanLII 12426 (ON SC)

Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc. v. Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, 2006 CanLII 39470 (ON SC)

Kirwan v. Silver Brooke Golf Course Inc., 2005 CanLII 44833 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2005 CanLII 32571 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2005 CanLII 18317 (ON SC)

H.H. Angus & Associates Ltd. v. Salter Farrow Pilon Architects Inc., 2005 Can LII 5857 (ON SC)

Elliott v. Grand Shores Realty Development Corporation, 2005 CanLII 41385 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. V. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2004 CanLII 34801 (ON SC)

Culligan Springs Ltd. v. Dunlop Lift Truck (1994) Inc., 2004 Can LII 17522 (ON SC)

R. v. Pickles, 2004 CanLII 60020 (ON CA)

John Beattie Farms Ltd. v. Stevenson 2004 CanLII 411 (ON SC)

Neiman v. GCU Insurance Company 2002 CanLII 61180 (ON SC)

King City Holdings Ltd. v. Preston Springs Gardens Inc., 2001 CanLII 28368 (ON SC)

+ David M. Lucenti

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David M. Lucenti | Partner

Email  dlucenti@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2009

 

David is a partner at Dooley Lucenti and practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate and wills and estates.

 

David obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, with a major in Political Science and attended law school at Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia where he graduated with First Class Honours.

David moved to Barrie in 2008 when he articled for Purser Dooley Cockburn Smith LLP. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

 

David was born and raised in North Bay, Ontario and continues to serve clients in the area. Prior to practicing law, David pursued a career in finance. In his spare time, David enjoys golfing, playing hockey and traveling.

 

David is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Simcoe County Law Association, where he currently holds the position of Vice-President.

 

+ Samantha Cain

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Samantha Cain | Associate

Email  scain@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2010

 

Samantha is an associate lawyer practicing primarily in the area of insurance defence with an emphasis on motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, occupier’s liability, sexual abuse and insurance coverage disputes.

 

Samantha was born and raised in Simcoe County and has deep roots in the community. She earned a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall after completing her Bachelor of Arts at Laurentian University’s Barrie Campus. Samantha articled with Purser Dooley Cockburn Smith LLP before being called to the Ontario Bar in 2010.

Samantha has appeared before, and successfully argued motions in, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and The Advocates’ Society. She has in the past served on the board of directors of the Simcoe County Law Association.

 

Samantha is an animal welfare advocate and spends her spare time volunteering with local animal shelters.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

+ Saly Botelho

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Saly Botelho | Associate

Email  sbotelho@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2014

 

Saly is an associate who practices on the insurance defence team at Dooley Lucenti.  she completed her articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon her call to the Ontario Bar in 2014.

 

Saly is a graduate from the University of Birmingham Law School in Birmingham, England. Prior to law school, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from York University, where she majored in Criminology.

During law school, Saly provided pro-bono legal advice as part of the Free Legal Advice Group (FLAG) alongside a reputable national firm in England, as well as participating in the law school’s Internal Mooting Competition.

 

Saly has volunteered for various institutions and organizations some of which include the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada (Simcoe Chapter), the York Regional Police and the Breast Cancer Society.

 

During law school, Saly provided pro-bono legal advice as part of the Free Legal Advice Group (FLAG) alongside a reputable national firm in England, as well as participating in the law school’s Internal Mooting Competition. Saly has volunteered for various institutions and organizations some of which include the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada (Simcoe Chapter), the York Regional Police and the Breast Cancer Society.

 

In her spare time, Saly enjoys travelling, swimming, and reading.

 

Saly is fluent in Arabic.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Insurance Liability Defence

+ Robert Galloway

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Robert Galloway | Associate

Email  rgalloway@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 2014

 

Robert is an associate who practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate, and wills and estates.

 

Working the past few years in the Niagara Region, Rob relocated to the Barrie area in 2017, eager to return home to family and friends and create strong ties and relationships within the Simcoe County community.

Rob obtained his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University earning a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the Faculty of Applied Science. Rob went on to earn a Master of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Western Ontario. Finally, Rob attended law school at the University of Western Ontario where he obtained his Juris Doctor.

Primary Areas of Practice

Real Estate Law

Corporate Law

Wills & Estate

+ Anthony Gabriele

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Anthony Gabriele |  Associate

Email  agabriele@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2015

 

Anthony is an associate who practices as a member of both the insurance defence and commercial litigation teams at Dooley Lucenti.  Anthony completed his articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon his call to the Ontario Bar in 2015.

Anthony was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. Prior to law school, Anthony obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University.

 

Prior to his legal career Anthony pursued a career in the construction industry and brings with him over eight years of construction related experience. Anthony pursued his legal studies in Dundee, Scotland and graduated from the University of Dundee Law School.

 

In his spare time, Anthony enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He is an avid sports fan.

 

Anthony is also a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society.

 

+ Jessica Connell

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Jessica Connell | Associate

Email  jconnell@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: British Columbia – 2002, Ontario – 2013

 

Jessica is an associate lawyer at Dooley Lucenti. Jessica practices in the areas of employment and human rights law, professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, and commercial litigation.

 

Born and raised in Penetanguishene, Jessica is pleased to return to live and practice in Simcoe County after living in Vancouver for 10 years.

While in Vancouver, Jessica was in-house Legal Counsel to the BC Human Rights Tribunal for eight years. Jessica frequently represented the Tribunal as counsel in matters before the British Columbia courts, and has appeared several times at the Court of Appeal and once at the Supreme Court of Canada. 

 

Jessica mediated human rights complaints, helping the parties to craft innovative resolutions of often complex and emotional disputes. Jessica’s responsibilities also included providing procedural and substantive legal advice to the Tribunal’s decisions makers and staff, and policy work. Jessica served as Acting Registrar for approximately seven months. As Registrar she supervised the Tribunal’s staff and oversaw all aspects of the Tribunal’s case management operations.

 

Prior to joining the Tribunal, Jessica practiced labour and employment law in Vancouver, and employment law, professional negligence and personal injury defence litigation, commercial litigation and family law while living in Ontario.

 

Jessica obtained her Juris Doctor from University of Toronto. After law school, Jessica served as a judicial law clerk where she provided assistance to five judges of the BC Supreme Court, gaining unique insight into the judicial process. Prior to law school, Jessica attended McMaster University where she majored in Political Science and participated in the Theme School on International Justice and Human Rights.

 

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time outside and trying to keep up with her young daughter.

 

Primary Areas of Practice

Employment Law

Insurance Liability Defence

+ Joshua Valler

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Joshua Valler | Associates

Email  jvaller@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: Ontario – 2016

 

Josh completed his articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate upon his call to the Ontario Bar in 2016. Josh practices in the areas of commercial litigation, estate litigation and insurance defence.

 

Born and raised in Barrie, Josh recently graduated with honours from the J.D. program at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. Josh previously obtained a Bachelor Arts (Honours) from York University where he majored in Law and Society.

Prior to joining Dooley Lucenti, Josh worked in various capacities for the Federal Government including roles as a Special Assistant to the Member of Parliament for Barrie, a Legislative Assistant to a Senator, and as a Special Assistant to the Minister of National Defence.

 

During law school, Josh was a student to the Regional Senior Justice for the Ontario Provincial Court in Ottawa where he was responsible for assisting the Court with research on complicated legal issues.  Josh also continued in the public service by taking on a role as the Special Assistant to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice in addition to his legal studies.

 

In his spare time, Josh enjoys hockey, baseball, and spending time with family and friends.

+ Hon. Robert N. Weekes

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Hon. Robert N. Weekes | Counsel

Email  rweekes@dllaw.ca

 

The Honourable Robert N. Weekes joined Dooley Lucenti after having served as a Justice of the Superior Court of Ontario for eighteen years. Mr. Weekes will be providing valuable insight and opinions to our clients on their matters.

 

Mr. Weekes graduated from the University of Toronto in 1970 with a degree in Political Science and from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1973. He was called to the Bar in 1975. 

Prior to being appointed to the Superior Court, Mr. Weekes was an Associate with Stuart and Cruickshank in Gravenhurst from 1975 to 1978 and a Partner in Sullivan and Weekes in Gravenhurst from 1979 until his appointment to the Bench in 1991. Mr. Weekes retired from the Superior Court of Justice in February 2009.

 

Mr. Weekes enjoys spending his free time in outdoor pursuits including wilderness canoeing, hiking, skiing (Nordic and alpine) and snowshoeing.

+ Gerald E. Norman

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Gerald E. Norman | Counsel

Email  gnorman@dllaw.ca

 

Gerald E. Norman (“Jerry”) was born in Barrie to parents Edwin and Helen Norman who operated Allandale Hardware for many years, originally on Essa Road and later on Minet’s point Road. He has two older brothers Bob and Bill.

 

Jerry graduated from Barrie Central Collegiate in 1966 and received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Sociology (1968) and his Bachelor of Law degree (1971) at the University of Western Ontario.

Jerry and his wife Carol were married in 1971 and settled in his home town to carry on the practice of law as a sole practitioner, focusing on Real Estate Law (Residential and Commercial), Wills and Estate Law (Wills, Estate Planning and Estate Administration) and Business Law (Incorporations, Small Business Agreements and advice regarding the purchase and sale of business assets or shares).

 

Jerry’s leisure time is spent with his family: Carol and their two grown children, Joe and Jenny, as well as pursuing fitness interests such as: running, bicycling, boating, golfing and skiing.

 

Jerry is an active member in the community and has served on the boards of directors for the Huronia Concert Orchestra, Barrie Yacht Club, Hawkestone Yacht Club, Kempenfest (Chairman 2000-2001) and The Rotary Club of Barrie (President 2007-2008) and is currently on the Board for Cope Service Dogs.

 

Jerry merged his practice with Dooley Lucenti January 1st, 2014. Our combined firms will continue their respective practices. All clients of Gerald E. Norman law office will continue to be served by Jerry and his staff at the offices of Dooley Lucenti located at 10 Checkley Street, Barrie.

+ Kim S. Kieller

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Kim S. Kieller | Counsel

Email  kkieller@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 1986

 

For almost thirty years Kim has been a practicing lawyer and advocate. Kim has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario including several appearances at the Court of Appeal.

 

Kim has been elected by her professional colleagues as a member of “Best Lawyers in Canada” each year for almost a decade and is one of only two family law lawyers north of Toronto to be “Lexpert” certified.

Kim is known for her passion for client satisfaction and professional representation. Kim has a special and recognized skill in settling complicated property disputes, including corporate valuation and property division issues. Kim and her team are prepared to leave no stone unturned to ensure she does her best to meet her client’s expectations.

 

Since 1995, Kim has been a mediator and has been certified by the Ontario Association of Family Mediators (OAFM). Kim is a certified family and generic Arbitrator. Kim’s focus is currently moving to access to justice issues including alternative dispute resolution – using negotiation, mediation and arbitration rather than the litigation system to resolve difficult disputes. Kim is available as a mediator or arbitrator or to represent clients in these proceedings.

 

Kim is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates Society, an elected fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the founding member of the Simcoe County Family Law Lawyers Association

 

In her spare time, Kim is a dedicated volunteer and has been a member of several non profit Boards in Barrie.

 

Kim enjoys skiing, road cycling and is currently preparing for her third triathlon, by being a member of “Joes Team” – a triathlon campaign that has raised over ten million dollars in charitable funds for neck and head cancer research at Princess Margaret Hospital over the last ten years.

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Primary Areas of Practice

Family Law

+ Ainsley Hunter

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Ainsley Hunter  | Associate

Email  ahunter@dllaw.ca

Call to the Bar: 2017

 

Ainsley is an associate who practices family law at Dooley Lucenti. Ainsley completed her articles at Dooley Lucenti and returned to the firm as an associate following her call to the bar in 2017.

 

Ainsley was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. She graduated from the J.D. program at Queen’s University in 2016. Prior to law school, Ainsley obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from Queen’s University where she majored in Life Sciences.

During law school, Ainsley participated in the Queen’s Family Law Clinic, Queen’s Legal Aid and was the Program Co-ordinator for the Family Law Clinic’s Pro Bono Students Canada volunteers. Ainsley also participated in the Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition.

 

Ainsley is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and is a Level I Member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance. In her spare time Ainsley enjoys skiing, golfing and hiking.