Angela Browne – Paralegal, Managing Director
Angela Browne has had post-secondary education in sociology, business and law at Niagara College, Brock and Toronto. She earlier worked in the mental health field as a counselor and an advocate. Later, she took on the role of a business consultant and policy advisor to government and non-governmental organizations,.
In 1993, she developed her advocacy skills in the legal arena by first working with mental health clients and their families. In 1997, she began working full-time as a Paralegal & Court Agent, first as an agent for members of the legal profession, then taking her own clients. She served on the Board of the Paralegal Society of Ontario between 2002 to 2007, as well as the community advisory board of her local newspaper in 2006-2007.
She currently serves on the Coach and Advisor Network of the Law Society of Upper Canada and offers legal services in the areas of:
- contract disputes
- construction/renovation issues
- personal injury
- landlord and tenant law
- education law, and
- social security appeals (including CPP, ODSP, WSIB, EI, labour board and consumer protection).
She also works with small businesses to aid in their development, manage crisis, strategic planning and determining one’s natural markets.
Deanna Seguin – Paralegal Associate
Licensed since 2015, Deanna is both a Law Clerk and Paralegal. She graduated with both diplomas from Humber College. Prior to service as a Paralegal, Deanna worked in the Niagara Casinos for several years, ending her career there in management and slot manager. She served in several placements including a collection firm and the local legal clinic, where she would shadow lawyers and paralegals in the role as Duty Counsel at the Landlord and Tenant Board. She has been working on many Landlord and Tenant files, as well as some small claims court files in the office.
Patricia Quinton – Paralegal Associate
Patricia is our newest addition to the firm. She did a degree as a Law Clerk at Northern College and later in Justice Studies. She recently attended and graduated the Paralegal Program at TriOs College in Hamilton, Ontario and became licensed. She brings with her administrative experience and a strong sense of organization. She is a quick learner and researcher. You may see her at the Landlord and Tenant Board, Provincial Offences and occasionally, as an Agent at the Ontario Court of Justice in Niagara and Hamilton.
Cindy Downard – Paralegal/Administrator
Cindy hails from Montreal, Quebec and has spent time in Toronto, She is also trained as a Law Clerk and Paralegal. Her Paralegal training was completed at Herzing College in Toronto. Her interests include human rights, employment and conducting legal research. She also keeps the office organized so that the Managing Director can keep the office afloat.