About Alexander Procope
Alex’s practice is concentrated in capacity, guardianship, power of attorney and estate matters. Alex prides himself in providing clients with the knowledge and guidance to avoid the court system where possible. Clients include guardians and attorneys for property and personal care in need of assistance with their duties and how to respond to third parties. He has also frequently been appointed as counsel for allegedly incapable persons in capacity-related disputes and has a passion for the rights of the vulnerable.
Alex has served as CPD and Public Affairs 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 a member of the Mental Health Legal Committee and in that role has prepared submissions respecting Policy and Law Reform on capacity, guardianship and substitute-decision making. Alex was awarded the Hoffstein Book Prize by the Ontario Bar Association for his contributions and achievements to the area of wills, trusts and estates in 2022. He has been recognized on Best Lawyers Ones to Watch in the area of trusts and estates since 2022. He has been rankied in Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide 2023 for Private Wealth Disputes.
Alex frequently presents at Professional Development Programs and is Co-Director of the OsgoodePD Certificate of Elder Law Program. Alex co-teaches Mental Health Law at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. Alex has previously taught Ethical and Legal Frameworks in Aging at the G. Raymond Chang School of Toronto Metropolitan University 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 in 2003 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