Alex participated in Osgoode Hall Law School‘s Mental Health Awareness Week, for the speakers panel: Critically exploring the implications of law on mental health. Alex discussed the intersection of the law and mental health from a practicing lawyer’s perspective. […]

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Mercedes and lawyer Marshall Swadron successfully argued that costs should be awarded in an unsuccessful public interest constitutional challenge. Costs in the amount of $100,000 were awarded to the Empowerment Council in its Charter challenge to the Box B and community treatment order provisions in Ontario’s Mental Health Act. This was a notable accomplishment given […]

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Mercedes was a guest speaker at an Ontario Bar Association conference titled “The Other Side of the Coin:  Personal Care and the Estate Lawyer”.  Mercedes spoke on “When Matters Get Complicated:  Litigating Personal Care Disputes” with lawyer D’Arcy Hiltz.  Read the program agenda here. […]

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