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News and Events Archive 2017

KRMC Welcomes Jeffrey Spiegel to the firm.

December 11, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Jeffrey Spiegel to the firm as an associate lawyer in our Corporate Commercial practice group.

Jeffrey joins us after having completed his articles at a full service Toronto law firm where he gained valuable experience in business law and also had the opportunity to be exposed to other areas of law.

We are happy to have Jeffrey join us as the latest addition to our talented team of lawyers and support staff.

Take our Kids to Work Day 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 was Take Our Kids to Work Day and KRMC was happy to welcome the following grade nine students to the firm:

Elias Alexopoulos
Lily Thomas
David Mandapat
Grayden Creber
Hersh Kapur

Activities for the day included spending time at Toronto Small Claims Court, learning about the Canadian judicial system and about the various paths to a career in the legal field. Grade nine students also spent time job shadowing their hosts which provided a first hand view of the world of work.

We thank the students for joining us and hope they enjoyed the day as much as we did!

Take Our Kids To Work Day 2017

Mark Lieberman Called to the Bar in Alberta

September 1, 2017

Mark Lieberman, a Partner in KRMC's Creditor's Rights department, was called to the Bar of the Law Society of Alberta on August 3, 2017. Madam Justice Read presided over the ceremony and Vance Siakaluk from Oshry and Co. sponsored Mark. Pictured below are (L-R), Vance Siakaluk, Mark Lieberman, Madam Justice Read, and Mark's father. Congratulations Mark!

Mark Lieberman called to the Bar in Alberta

KRMC Welcomes Alex Soutter to the Firm.

August 17, 2017

Please join us in welcoming Alex Soutter to the firm as an associate lawyer in our Creditors' Rights practice group. Alex previously summered and articled at KRMC and we are thrilled to have him return as a lawyer. Alex is another excellent addition to our impressive and dedicated team of lawyers!

KRMC Welcomes Arthur J. Rozumek to the Firm

August 15, 2017

KRMC is pleased to welcome Arthur J. Rozumek to the Firm as an associate lawyer in our Personal Injury and Insurance Litigation group. Arthur joins us after having completed his articles at a boutique insurance defence firm where he practiced civil litigation and accident benefits dispute resolution. We are very happy to have Arthur join us and feel he'll be another great addition to our team!

Jennifer Valliere Elected as President of The Rotary Club of Toronto Leaside for 2018-2019

August 9, 2017

Jennifer Valliere, an Associate in our Family Law group, has been elected as the President of the Rotary Club of Toronto Leaside for the 2018-2019 year. Jennifer will be inducted as the President-Elect for the current year until she becomes acting President for the 2018-2019 term.

The Rotary Club of Toronto Leaside is a local chapter of Rotary International, a global humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide service to others, promote integrity, as well as high ethical standards in business and professions.

A Big Welcome to our new Articling Students!

August 3, 2017

KRMC is pleased to announce the arrival of the following articling students for the 2017-2018 articling term.

After summering with our firm in 2016, we welcome back Cara Wanniarachige and Jeffrey Day, who will complete their articles in the firm's General stream. Both Cara and Jeffrey recently completed their third year of law school at the University of Windsor's Faculty of Law.

We also welcome Eli Lesser and Victor Cheng to the firm, who will complete their articles in KRMC's Personal Injury and Insurance Litigation stream. Eli recently completed his third year of law school at Osgoode Hall Law School and Victor recently completed his third year of law school at Queen's University Faculty of Law.

We look forward to working with our students during the coming months!

KRMC Welcomes Elise Visco to the Firm

July 10, 2017

KRMC is pleased to welcome Elise Visco to the firm as an associate lawyer in our Family Law practice group. Elise summered and articled with KRMC prior to her return as an associate. We are very happy to have Elise join us as a lawyer and feel she will be another excellent addition to the KRMC team!

KRMC Welcomes Hero Tselepakis to the Firm

June 28, 2017

We are pleased to announce the arrival of Hero S. Tselepakis to our firm. Hero joins KRMC as an associate lawyer in the Corporate Commercial group and gained substantial business law experience working as a lawyer at a large downtown Toronto law firm and at a smaller firm in Hamilton. We are very happy to have Hero join us and feel she will be a great addition to the KRMC team!

KRMC's Abigail Romberg and Raquel Kaplan Goldberg - Guest Speakers

June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017, Abigail Romberg and Raquel Kaplan Goldberg gave an information session on the topic of "Powers of Attorney and Wills" to the B'Nai Brith Upper Canada Lodge. Approximately 30 seniors were in attendance. Abigail and Raquel discussed the importance of preparing for incapacity and death and of having Powers of Attorney for Personal Care, Powers of Attorney for Property and Wills.

Welcome New Personal Injury Summer Law Students

June 2, 2017

KRMC is pleased to announce the arrival of two additional 2017 summer law students to the firm. Samantha Bogoroch and Amy Zhang join us after having completed their second year of law school at Queen's University Faculty of Law. We are happy to have both Samantha and Amy with us for the summer. Please join us in welcoming them to KRMC!

Philip Cho honored as a Community Leader

May 29, 2017

One of our partners, Philip Cho, was recently profiled by the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers in their Community Leaders Showcase in honour of Asian Heritage month:http://on.facl.ca/events/community-leaders-showcase/#Philip-Cho . FACL is a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals who promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the broader community. Over the last 10 years, FACL has grown to be a significant voice in the legal community in Canada.

Welcome New Summer Law Students

April 28, 2017

KRMC is pleased to announce the arrival of two general stream summer law students to the firm. Broghan Masters joins us after having completed her second year of law school at Osgoode Hall. Trisha Dhandhari also joins us after having completed her second year at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law. We are excited to have Broghan and Trisha with us this summer and welcome them both!

We look forward to the arrival of two additional summer law students joining us in May in our Personal Injury stream. More details soon to come!

Philip Cho to act as panel member at ACLSC's upcoming conference

February 16, 2017

Philip Cho will be a speaking on the Civil Litigation Panel for the 13th Annual Asian Canadian Law Students Conference taking place on February 25, 2017 at the Ontario Bar Association. The Conference is organized by several student associations from law schools in Ontario, and sponsored by many of Canada's largest law firms.