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At the Ontario Trial Lawyers' Association Annual General Meeting on May 31, 2019, Duncan Macgillivray was re-elected as Treasurer of OTLA. OTLA is an organization of 1,500 trial lawyers and law clerks that champion and advocate for the rights of those who have suffered injury and loss through...

On May 30, 2019, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association presented Dan Lester with the Martin Wunder, QC Outstanding New Lawyer Award. The Martin Wunder, Q.C. Outstanding New Lawyer Award is awarded to an OTLA member in recognition of exceptional commitment to and promotion of the advancement...

The team from White Macgillivray Lester LLP was at Sherbrooke School on June 14, 2018 hosting a bike rally and giving out free bike helmets to all of the students.  In total, 140 students from kindergarten to grade 8 received helmets.  All of the helmets...

White Macgillivray Lester founding partner Dan Lester was recently successful for a local Northwestern Ontario school board in a case where insurance law and commercial leases intersect. Facts In Paulin v. Keewatin Patricia District School Board, the Defendants, the Keewatin Patricia School Board and the Municipality of...

At the Ontario Trial Lawyers' Association Annual General Meeting on May 25, 2018, Duncan Macgillivray was appointed Treasurer of OTLA. OTLA is an organization of 1,500 trial lawyers and law clerks that champion and advocate for the rights of those who have suffered injury and loss...

On Friday May 25, 2018, White Macgillivray Lester LLP attended the annual Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Spring Conference.  The OTLA Spring Conference is the largest personal injury lawyer and law clerk conference in Ontario, attended by hundreds of lawyers and clerks from across the province (and across the...

Each year lawyers from the Ontario Trial Lawyer Association (“OTLA”) volunteer their time to support the development of trial skills, civility and professionalism amongst law school students by organizing the OTLA Cup. Law schools from across Ontario compete in a simulated trial which covers all...

I do not miss being a law student. The exams. The assignments. The readings. Ick. No thanks. But now that I’m back at Law School, not as a student, but as a moot competition coach, I’ve got to say the whole experience is way better. Could this...