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Associate - Estate Litigation

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Phone: 519.660.7808
Fax: 519.660.7893

John is an associate in Siskinds’ general litigation group. John’s practice focuses on all areas of estate and capacity litigation.

Education

Western University, B.A.
University of Ottawa, J.D.

Called to the Bar in 2016

About

John is a third-generation lawyer who practices in Siskinds’ general litigation group. John obtained his J.D. at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, in 2015 and was called to the bar in 2016.

John joined Siskinds as an associate in February of 2021. Prior to joining Siskinds, John was an associate at a prominent law firm located in Brantford, Ontario, where he developed a passion for estate litigation, resolving power of attorney disputes and addressing issues that arise during the administration of estates. John’s practice focuses primarily on estate litigation, guardianship applications, and power of attorney disputes. John has represented clients at various levels of court in Ontario including the Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Justice, and Small Claims Court.

Prior to law school, John attended King’s University College at Western University. While John was a student at King’s University College, he was a member of the Western University’s Men’s varsity soccer team, which participated in several provincial championships and two national championships. While at King’s, John was a two-time academic All-Canadian and was consistently on the Dean’s honor list.

In his spare time, John enjoys exercising and spending time with his four-legged companion, Walter.

Notable Work and Decisions

  • Markham Village Shoppes Limited v. Gino's Pizza Ltd., 2018 ONCA 746 (CanLII)
  • 2018 ONCA 782 (CanLII) | Markham Village Shoppes Limited v. Gino's Pizza Ltd. | CanLII
  • 2019 ONSC 4343 (CanLII) | Huntjens v. Obradovic | CanLII

John is a third-generation lawyer who practices in Siskinds’ general litigation group. John obtained his J.D. at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, in 2015 and was called to the bar in 2016.

John joined Siskinds as an associate in February of 2021. Prior to joining Siskinds, John was an associate at a prominent law firm located in Brantford, Ontario, where he developed a passion for estate litigation, resolving power of attorney disputes and addressing issues that arise during the administration of estates. John’s practice focuses primarily on estate litigation, guardianship applications, and power of attorney disputes. John has represented clients at various levels of court in Ontario including the Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Justice, and Small Claims Court.

Prior to law school, John attended King’s University College at Western University. While John was a student at King’s University College, he was a member of the Western University’s Men’s varsity soccer team, which participated in several provincial championships and two national championships. While at King’s, John was a two-time academic All-Canadian and was consistently on the Dean’s honor list.

In his spare time, John enjoys exercising and spending time with his four-legged companion, Walter.

  • Markham Village Shoppes Limited v. Gino's Pizza Ltd., 2018 ONCA 746 (CanLII)
  • 2018 ONCA 782 (CanLII) | Markham Village Shoppes Limited v. Gino's Pizza Ltd. | CanLII
  • 2019 ONSC 4343 (CanLII) | Huntjens v. Obradovic | CanLII

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