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!

We have grown in recent years into a professional team of over 60 lawyers, 6 licensed paralegals, 39 law clerks and 30 highly skilled and dedicated administrative staff — offering a broad range of legal services to our individual, business, and institutional clients.

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.



DSF Barrie welcomes Michelle Greenwood!

Michelle Greenwood Lawyer

Michelle began her career at a prominent national firm in Toronto where she practiced in the commercial group, developing experience in private M&A and commercial financing. Michelle is building a practice in corporate/commercial law, real estate law, and wills and estates. Welcome Michelle!

DSF welcomes Christina Mamic-De Benedictis and Joshua Wong!

Christina Mamic-De Benedictis IT Manager and Josh Wong IT Helpdesk

DSF Toronto is glad to welcome two additions to the IT team. Christina will assume the responsibilities of an IT manager. She has worked on Bay Street in the IT field focusing on the Legal and Financial sectors for over 15 years. Josh is our new helpdesk/support technician and has 12 years experience in the IT industry. He has managed an IT support team in the past, supported and trained users through system upgrades and new user training. Find out more about Christina and Josh!

DSF welcomes Marie Joy Villarin!

Marie Joy Villarin Accounting Clerk

DSF welcomes an addition to the accounting team. Marie Joy brings a combined experience, knowledge and educational training in both accounting and legal fields. She has a Bachelor degree in the Science of Accountancy from the Philippines and an Honours Diploma in Paralegal studies from Trios College in Toronto, Canada. Her interest in legal accounting drives her to serve in accounting functions of legal offices. Welcome Marie Joy!

DSF welcomes Maria Serpa-Gauvin!

Mary Ann Simpson Law Clerk

Maria has handled all types of searches, files and closings for purchases, sales and mortgages for residential properties and commercial properties. Regardless of the price, $50,000.00 to $20,000,000.00, she treats all of her clients equally and they are all VIP’s to her. Welcome Maria!

DSF welcomes Mary Ann Simpson!

Mary Ann Simpson Law Clerk

Mary Ann has had a long and rewarding career in the legal field and has experience working as a Law Clerk in the areas of Wills and Estates, Corporate and Real Estate. Mary Ann is very happy to be returning to DSF where she worked as a Law Clerk with the Wills and Estates Group from 2002 to 2012. Welcome back Mary Ann!

DSF welcomes Daniel Frank!

Daniel Frank Articling Student

Prior to joining DSF, Daniel worked at another full-service law firm in Toronto. While a student, Daniel worked as a research assistant, investigating the use of tax havens for the financing of global terrorism. Welcome Daniel!

DSF Whitby welcomes Holly Simpson!

Holly Simpson Law Clerk

Holly has 4 years of professional experience working as the sole Law Clerk in a busy single-lawyer firm handling the day-to-day running of the law office and working in the areas of Real Estate, Wills and Estate Administration among others. She currently works in our Real Estate group in Whitby.

DSF Whitby welcomes Ankur Narula!

Ankur Narula

Ankur’s practice focuses on corporate law, real estate, and commercial litigation. DSF is proud to add Ankur’s expertise to the Whitby office. Welcome Ankur!




Food/Toy Drive – December 15, 2016

We are lucky to celebrate this season with our loved ones so let’s help the Toy Mountain Toy Drive. Spread the holiday cheer by donating new toys and non-perishable food items to those less fortunate than us. Donate and win! Bring a new toy and non-perishable food item and be entered to win an awesome prize! On December 15, 2016 one lucky person will split 50% of all money raised for this draw. The other 50% will be used to buy toys and food for the Toy Mountain Toy Drive. Our winner last year received over $500. 1 ballot = $2, 3 ballots = $5, 10 ballots = $10. To be entered in all draws visit Suzanne or Kim K.

Fourth Annual NRVMS/DSF Threshold Conference – April 19, 2017

We are continuing our annual Threshold Conference series in partnership with New Realm Vocational & Management Services Inc.. This year’s conference is on Psychological/Psychiatric Evaluations from a Threshold Perspective and is taking place on April 19, 2017 at the National Club, 303 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, M5H 2R1. You can register by downloading this form. Sponsorship information is available here. For more information, visit the official website.

Admin Day – April 26, 2017

Devry Smith Frank is proud to recognize the outstanding work of the administrative department by organizing an annual event. More details are coming closer to the event.