About Alexander Procope
Alex’s practice is concentrated in capacity, guardianship and power of attorney matters. He has frequently been appointed as counsel for allegedly incapable persons in high conflict capacity-related disputes and has a passion for the rights of the vulnerable.
Alex is co-CPD liaison for the Elder Law Section and member-at-large of the OBA Trusts and Estates Section Executives of the Ontario Bar Association. He is also a member of the Mental Health Legal Committee and in that role has prepared submissions respecting Policy and Law Reform initiatives on capacity, guardianship and substitute-decision making. He has presented at various Law Society and Ontario Bar Association Programs and is Co-Director of the OsgoodePD Certificate of Elder Law Program. Alex currently co-teaches Mental Health Law at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. Alex has also taught Ethical and Legal Frameworks in Aging at Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School and guest lectured on Legal Professional Ethics at the University of Windsor faculty of Law and Elder Law and Patient Rights at the University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work.
Alex graduated with honours from the University of Toronto with a degree in philosophy and history and obtained his law degree from the University of Windsor in 2006. He articled at a full-service Toronto firm and joined a boutique advocacy firm following his call to the bar of Ontario in 2007 where he practiced until co-founding Perez Bryan Procope LLP.
- Law Society of Ontario
- Toronto Lawyers Association
- Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
- Mental Health Legal Committee
- Law Union of Ontario
- Ontario Bar Association
- Law and Mental Disorder Association
Recent Articles By Alex
- Can an Allegedly Incapable Person Retain Counsel in a Guardianship? Last week I spoke at the Law Society of Ontario’s Annotated Guardianship Application 2021 program, which was co-chaired by Jan Goddard and Ian Wright. My topic was “Representation of a Person Alleged to Be Incapable”. I approached this topic by reviewing this question: If someone who is alleged to be incapable wants to retain you [...]
- PBP Lawyers Teach at the 2021 Osgoode Certificate in Elder Law Program Kelley Bryan and Alex Procope are returning faculty members for the upcoming Osgoode Certificate in Elder Law. This 5-day intensive, live and interactive online program begins on March 31, 2021. It is designed for lawyers, long-term care home personnel, physicians and nurses, law enforcement, social workers and allied health professionals. Kelley will teach on Day [...]