Speak to a Lawyer with Avi Charney

Speak to a Lawyer's host Avi Charney interviews leading professionals about their practices by finding out who they are, what they do and how they got to where they are today. We explore lifestyles, seminal cases, tried and tested tips and life advice from interesting and experienced professionals.

009 – Charles Ticker, Boutique Estates Lawyer and Mediator

Charles Ticker is an estates lawyer with over 40 years of experience who has successfully appeared at all levels of Ontario trial Courts and the Court of Appeal. He has vast estate litigation experience and is able to represent his clients effectively. Charles Ticker is also an experienced and qualified mediator....

008 – Albert Oosterhoff, A Voice of Reason, Professor Emeritus and Firm Counsel;

Albert Oosterhoff is a Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Law at Western University and has taught at the University of Windsor and Western University in the areas of Wills, Trusts, and Property Law. He taught Trusts for a number of years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto. He...

007 – Marc Isaacs – Canada’s leading Admiralty, Maritime, Transportation and Insurance lawyer.

Over the last 24 years, Marc has had a varied litigation practice, with a special emphasis on insurance and transportation related cases. Portrait of Marc Isaacs Marc has been involved in a number of precedent setting maritime law cases including cases defining the scope of Canada’s Admiralty jurisdiction, the effect...

006 Joseph Groia – A Legend on Bay Street, Part II

Joseph Groia In this fascinating Part II episode, Joe Groia, a legend on Bay Street, goes into detail about the case of incivility against him. It started in 2010 with: Law Society of Upper Canada v. Joseph Peter Paul Groia, 2010 ONLSHP 78 Law Society of Upper Canada v. Joseph Peter Paul Groia, 2012...

005 Joseph Groia – A Legend on Bay Street, Part 1

Joseph Groia, is a Canadian lawyer specializing in securities litigation. He has been ranked as one of Canada's 500 Leading Lawyers (Lexpert) since 2000 and is consistently rated as one of Canada's top securities litigators by the same and other publications. He received his B.A. and LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1976 and 1979, respectively. He...

004 Stan Fisher – Leading Arbitrator, Distinguished Litigator. Experience Personified.

Stan G. Fisher was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1961. As counsel, Stan represented domestic and international clients, governments, and government agencies across five decades in all levels of court in Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada, and in numerous large-scale arbitrations and mediations. Over the past...

003 – Natalie Vukovich, Leading Canadian Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

Natalie Vukovich discusses her personal journey of how she built a successful career as a leading Canadian commercial leasing lawyer. She is the named partner of the best rated commercial real estate firm Daoust Vukovich LLP, and shares words of wisdom on how to succeed as a lawyer today. Natalie...

002 Donald Carr – Legal Innovator and Estates Lawyer Par Excellence

EPISODE SUMMARY Donald Carr is a highly-regarded legal practitioner, with expansive experience dating back to 1951. After practicing litigation, commercial leasing and public and private corporate law, Donald focused his practice on estates and trusts and charities law. He has been advising on estate and succession planning, estate and trust...

001 Norman Bacal – Leader, Speaker, Author, Mentor

Norman Bacal built a law firm, worked with some of Hollywood's biggest studios, mentored two generations of young lawyers and five years ago he abandoned it all. It was time to reset, to learn the art of writing from scratch. He has authored a best-selling book and he speaks to...

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The Speak to a Lawyer Podcast interviews leading lawyers, those who have made a difference over decades of practice. We journey to find out who they are, what they do and how they got to where they are today.