Get legal advice on your terms.

I offer flexible services and fees.

Whether you’re looking for a little legal advice or seeking a lawyer who can assist you throughout the entire legal process, I can help. My service and fee structure can accommodate your personal preferences and financial situation. In addition to in-person meetings, I offer telephone and video-conference consultations.

Initial consultation

  • I charge a flat fee of $200 (plus HST) for an initial consultation.
  • Please expect our first in-person meeting to take 1 to 1.5 hours. 
  • I ask that you complete and submit a client information form ahead of time so that we can focus on your most pressing legal issues.

Service Options

  • Flat fees: For clients who wish to represent themselves, I offer some of my services, such as document preparation or review, for a flat fee.
  • Pay-as-you-go: If you’re looking for independent legal advice, searching for answers to specific questions, or need a document reviewed, you may book and pay for meetings as you need them. Such meetings will be billed at my hourly rate.
  • Full legal representation: Should you prefer me to act on your behalf for the duration of the legal process, I will request a retainer fee upfront. This fee, essentially a deposit for future services, will be held in my firm’s trust account and applied to future invoices. The amount will depend on the complexity of your case, and whether court attendance is anticipated.

Full fee disclosure: When it comes to money, nobody likes surprises. Rest assured that we will discuss my fees and hourly rate in detail before commencing our work together.

Invoicing and payment

  • I issue itemized invoices regularly to give you a clear picture of the work I’ve undertaken on your behalf, and to ensure you always know where we stand financially.
  • I respectfully ask that you please submit payment for invoices immediately upon receipt.
  • Payment can be made in cash, by cheque, Visa or Mastercard, or via e-transfer.

I accept Legal Aid certificates

Legal Aid Ontario issues Legal Aid certificates to financially and legally eligible individuals in need of a lawyer. This certificate is essentially a voucher that you can use to pay for legal representation from your lawyer of choice.

To find out if you qualify, call Legal Aid Ontario toll-free at 1-800-668-8258.