Dejan Ristic

Personal Injury

Dejan is a Senior Paralegal Licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada to provide legal services in Ontario. Dejan graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina in 1989. He practiced law in former Yugoslavia from 1989 to 1994.

Dejan has been employed with Devry, Smith & Frank LLP since 1997 and has been successfully assisting counsel in all aspects of civil litigation at Ontario Superior Court of Justice and Small Claims Courts, including trials and appeals, as well as at various tribunals in Ontario such as Financial Services Commission of Ontario, Review Tribunal, Social Benefits Tribunal, CPP Disability Benefits Tribunal and WSIB.

Dejan assists counsel and clients of Devry, Smith & Frank LLP exclusively in the area of personal injury litigation and disability claims.  Dejan is involved with the most complex cases in terms of liability and/or damages.  Dejan’s assistance is invaluable in helping accident victims to manage their disability claims and their interactions with insurers, while still achieving the best possible recovery.  Dejan’s 20 years of courtroom experience is the foundation for his approach and for his focus on the alternative dispute resolution process. Dejan concludes litigation matters in the most efficient way possible, at less cost for the client, and with no unnecessary or unreasonable compromise. With Dejan, nobody becomes a victim of an accident twice.

Dejan is fluent in almost all languages of former Yugoslavia.  His legal training and past legal practice allows for accurate translation of legal terms.  Dejan takes pride in serving hundreds of his countrymen in a language of their choice, so no agreement, contract or any other legal document is signed and sealed without the full understanding of its content. 

Dejan works with a team of specialized counsel, licensed paralegals, law clerks and support staff to enable him to provide high quality, affordable legal services.

Dejan is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and an associate member of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.