I have practiced Residential Tenancies Law for the past many years. Prior to returning to my private practice, for the past15 years I was the senior in-house paralegal for one of the largest landlords in Ontario representing them on all legal issues involving their 220 multi-residential properties including the Landlord Tenant Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, and Small Claims Superior Court of Ontario.
My legal background began with a Business Law Course at Mohawk College in Hamilton and continued with numerous professional development seminars and courses required in compliance with The Law Society of Ontario and offered by the Paralegal Society of Ontario, University of Toronto, Law Society and Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. Honours Achievement in Advanced Mediation at The University of Toronto and recently received the Osgoode Hall Law School Certificate in Human Rights Theory and Practice.
I have prepared and presented many training and information seminars to landlord management and on-site building staff. Providing an understanding and the framework necessary to comply with the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) and to ensure that management staff were kept abreast with the many changes to the RTA and the sensitive Human Rights issues regarding rental housing.