Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Offices of Devry Smith Frank LLP

Since 1964, Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) has been a trusted advisor and advocate for corporations, individuals, and small businesses. The enduring relationships we have developed with our clients form the solid foundation on which the firm has been built — and they are clearly illustrated through our clients’ many testimonials!

Our law firm is comprised of over 175 dedicated legal and support staff to better service your needs. We are driven by delivering value to our clients in all that we do.

DSF provides approachable, professional, and affordable client-tailored service. As a team, we work to efficiently offer you the expertise and resources you need to achieve the best possible legal results.

We offer an outstanding environment in which to work, practise law, learn, and grow. Our success is due, in large part, to the many talented people who are attracted to and stay at our firm for a long, long time. To see more about who we are, visit our Facebook page:

We have three office locations to serve your legal needs. With locations in Toronto, Barrie and Whitby, we are now even closer to our clients and are ready to advise them on all their legal needs. Please visit our Contact Us page for detailed information on all our locations.

For information or assistance in any legal matter, please contact any one of our experienced lawyers directly.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

DSF Toronto welcomes Thomas Palfreman!

Thomas Palfreman

Thomas Palfreman joined Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) in 2018 as our IT Help Desk Support.

He brings over six years of experience as an IT professional. Areas of support where he is well versed are: hardware (peripherals, monitors, components), software troubleshooting, and Microsoft Office, as well as networking.

Welcome, Thomas!

DSF Toronto welcomes Nadine Thomas!

Nadine Thomas

Nadine Thomas joined DSF as a content strategist in October 2018.

She has received her Master of Laws in 2018 from Wolverhampton Law School and graduated from the University of East London in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors: Media and Advertising.

Welcome, Nadine!

DSF Toronto welcomes Mason Morningstar!

Mason Morningstar
We are happy to announce that Mason Morningstar has joined our family law group in Toronto.

Mason graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with a Juris Doctor in 2017, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2018. During his time at Osgoode, Mason volunteered with the Family Law Project, where he assisted hundreds of low-income clients draft court materials and navigate the litigation process.

Welcome, Mason!

DSF Toronto welcomes Preyavanee Senthivel!

Preyavanee_Senthivel

Preyavanee Senthivel joins DSF Toronto as a Commericial Litigation Assistant. Preyavanee previously worked in civil litigation and mortgage enforcement. She studied political science and public law at the University of Toronto and obtained her law clerk diploma from Seneca College in 2017.

Welcome, Preyavanee!

DSF Toronto welcomes Marly Peikes!

Marly Peikes
We are happy to announce that Marly Peikes has joined our Wills & Estates, Commercial Lending, and Corporate Law groups in Toronto.

Prior to joining Devry Smith Frank LLP as a lawyer, Marly articled with the firm as an articling student. During which she gained experience in a wide range of business law and estate planning matters.

Welcome, Marly!

DSF Toronto welcomes articling students Katelyn Bell and Michelle Cook

Katelyn Bell

Michelle Cook

Katelyn obtained her J.D. in 2018 from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, Katelyn obtained an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science Degree with a Major in Adult Development, Families & Well-Being and a Minor in Psychology from the University of Guelph, where she graduated with distinction in 2014.

Michelle is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School (Juris Doctor), the University of Toronto (Honours Bachelor of Arts, with distinction) and La Cité (French language certificate). At Osgoode, Michelle finished in the top 8% of her class and obtained a specialization in labour and employment law.

Welcome Katelyn and Michelle!

DSF Toronto welcomes Farzana Jiwani!

Farzana Jiwani
We are happy to announce that Farzana Jiwani has decided to join our family law group in Toronto.

Farzana previously graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She also attended Osgoode Hall law school and the University of Ottawa, for her LL.B. Farzana was called to the bar in both Ontario and Alberta in 2008. Prior to focusing on family law, Farzana’s legal experience concentrated on various areas of public service, including class-actions, self-regulation, privacy and healthcare.

She is very passionate about family law and is committed to providing her clients with compassionate and focused driven service. Farzana practices in all areas of family law including custody, access, support and property issues. Welcome, Farzana!

DSF Toronto welcomes Ciara Donnelly!

Ciara Donnelly

Ciara joined DSF as a Marketing Assistant in July 2018. With over 11 years of customer service experience and 4 years of experience as a freelance graphic designer. Welcome, Ciara!

DSF Toronto welcomes Simin Tofigh!

Simin Tofigh

Simin joins our accounting team in Toronto. She has several years of working experience in accounting and statistics and graduated from Seneca College’s accounting program. Welcome, Simin!

DSF Toronto welcomes Diana Solomon!

Diana Solomon

Diana is a Toronto-based family lawyer who has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since her call to the Bar in 1999. She regularly deals with complex property and support matters, as well as custody and access disputes. Welcome, Diana!


UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS


Winter HR and Employment Seminar


Free HR/Employment Seminar

Please join us online for a Free HR/Employment Seminar organized by the lawyers of Devry Smith Frank. LLP

Winter Seminar
Date TBA