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KRMC Welcomes Brian Han to the Firm

We are pleased to welcome Brian Han to KRMC as an associate lawyer in our Creditors' Rights practice group.

Brian joins us after having completed his articles at an insurance defence litigation boutique and being called to the Bar in 2018. Brian's previous career in the financial industry will be an asset to the Creditors' Rights team.

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

Get to Know One of Our Family Law Lawyers

Jennifer Valliere, Family Law Associate of KRMC LLP, was recently nominated and featured (together with her husband, Feng Chang) for the February 2019 cover issue and multi-page spread in the magazine, "Neighbours of Leaside & Bennington Heights". The magazine is delivered door-to-door to all of the families/homes across Leaside, where Jennifer and Feng live.

The article's focus is on Jennifer and Feng's commitment to their country and community through Feng's military service in the Canadian military, Jennifer's role as the President of the Toronto-Leaside Rotary Club, and their appreciation of the importance of family and friendship. Although Jennifer prides herself in her work as a family law lawyer, she was happy to share her personal life with her neighbours and her colleagues, friends, and clients of KRMC.

To view the magazine, please click HERE.

Boost Boxes Boost Birthday Spirits

KRMC's family law department elected to participate in the Boost Box campaign. Boost Boxes are filled with everything needed to give kids a special birthday party. The boxes are provided to families across the GTA who cannot otherwise afford to host a birthday party for their child.

We credit the collaborative effort of Conscious Coaching Inc., Daily Bread Food Bank and Markham Food Bank with spearheading this initiative and allowing KRMC to participate in this worthy cause.

If you wish to build a Boost Box of your own, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

Boost Box

Natalie Derbyshire Joins FDRIO's Professional Complaints Committee

Natalie Derbyshire, Associate of the KRMC LLP Family Law Department, served on the FDRIO (Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario) Board of Directors from 2015-2017. It is with great honour that Natalie will work alongside her FDRIO colleagues once again by accepting the invitation to join the Professional Complaints Committee of FDRIO, commencing December 12th, 2018.

Natalie Derbyshire interviewed for the Conscious Coaching Podcast

In November 2018, Leah Allison, CEO & Family and Relationship Coach, interviewed Natalie Derbyshire, Family Law Lawyer/Associate of Kronis, Rotsztain, Margles, Cappell LLP. Both having experienced divorce first-hand, together, they engaged in candid conversation about separation, divorce and tips on moving forward fearlessly. Available now for your listening pleasure, please feel free to hear and share this valuable podcast: https://soundcloud.com/consciouscoaching/031-lessons-from-a-divorce-lawyer or from the SoundCloud iOS app -- get it here, free: https://app.adjust.io/c1ofg4

KRMC Welcomes Dara W. Azari to the Firm.

KRMC is pleased to announce the recent arrival of Dara W. Azari to the firm as an associate lawyer. Dara practices in the firm's Business Law Group, where he assists businesses with a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. Prior to joining KRMC, Dara practiced at a mid-sized business law firm in downtown Toronto. We are happy to welcome Dara as the latest addition to our talented team of lawyers and support staff.

#OBAMakeAWill

Abigail Romberg is joining other lawyers to provide free public seminars across Ontario about the importance of planning ahead www.oba.org/makeawill

Philip Cho presents on Common Interest Privilege

Philip Cho will be presenting at the 2018 Six-Minute Debtor-Creditor and Insolvency Lawyer seminar presented by the Law Society of Ontario on October 17, 2018. Philip has been a frequent presenter at this popular series of seminars. This year, Philip will be presenting on Common Interest Privilege: https://store.lso.ca/the-six-minute-debtor-creditor-and-insolvency-lawyer-2018

Philip Cho testifies before Special Senate Committee

On September 17, 2018, Philip Cho testified before the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector regarding his work as Chair of the Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation and the importance of culturally specific community charities and non-profit organizations to the advancement of their members in Canadian society: https://sencanada.ca/en/Committees/cssb/MeetingSchedule/42-1

KRMC is pleased to announce the arrival of the following articling students for the 2018-2019 articling term.

August 7, 2018

After summering with our firm in 2017, we welcome back Trisha Patel (Dhandhari) and Broghan Masters, who will complete their articles in the firm's General stream. Trisha recently completed law school at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law and Broghan recently completed law school at Osgoode Hall.

We also welcome Amy Zhang and Emma Najgoldberg to the firm, who will complete their articles in KRMC's Personal Injury and Insurance Litigation stream. Amy summered with KRMC in 2017 and recently completed law school at Queen's University, Faculty of Law. Emma is new to KRMC and recently completed law school at Western University's Faculty of Law.

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

KRMC's Philip Cho to Moderate a Panel at The IAKL Conference

Philip Cho will be moderating the Bankruptcy Panel at the Annual Conference of the International Association of Korean Lawyers taking place September 13-15 in Atlanta, Georgia. The IAKL Conference (https://iakl.us/Conference) is the largest convening of attorneys and legal professionals of Korean descent in the world. It gathers attorneys not only from South Korea and throughout the US, but attracts lawyers of the global Korean diaspora from Europe, Asia, Latin America, Canada, the Middle East, and Australia. This year's Conference promises to be the largest one yet, and we expect approximately 500 attorneys, in-house counsel and VIP guests in attendance. Philip also sits on the Board of Governors for IAKL serving as a Regional Governor for Canada.

Congratulations to Cara Wanniarachige on her new position at KRMC!

KRMC is happy to announce the arrival of its newest litigator, Cara Wanniarachige. Cara's practice will be focused on civil and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on banking and fraud related matters. Cara joined the firm as an associate lawyer upon her recent call to the Ontario Bar. We first met Cara when she was employed as a dedicated support staff member at KRMC. After leaving this position to attend law school, we welcomed Cara back as a summer student and then again as an articling student. We look forward to continuing to work with Cara as she commences her role as the latest member of KRMC's hardworking and talented team of lawyers.

KRMC's Jennifer Valliere Featured in Leaside Life

On Friday June 1, 2018, Jennifer Valliere (Associate in the firm's Family Law Group) was featured in Leaside Life, a monthly publication covering local businesses, news, and people who live in the community. The article discusses Jennifer's background and education, involvement in Rotary, and her passion for the family law work she does for KRMC LLP. A copy of the article, can be found at: http://leasidelife.com/multi-tasker-jennifer-valliere-adds-president-of-leaside-rotary-club-to-her-busy-schedule/

KRMC's Jules Kronis is a 2018 Honouree for the Robert Kaplan Award by the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs-Lake Ontario Region

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, KRMC's Counsel, Jules N. Kronis, Q.C., will be recognized by the Federation of Jewish Men's Club, Lake Ontario Region, as an honouree for the Robert Kaplan award. This award acknowledges Mr. Kronis' dedicated contribution to the Jewish community, including his membership in and support of several synagogues, and his continued and past involvement with Canadian Friends of Boys Town Jerusalem, State of Israel Bonds (Canada), B'nai Brith Canada, Canadian Jewish Congress, Magen David Adom, Jewish National Fund, the Toronto Board of Jewish Education and the National Jewish Advisory Board of Boy Scouts of Canada. For more information on the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs, please visit https://www.fjmc.org/. Congratulations, Jules!

KRMC's Philip Cho nominated for the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers List

May 10, 2018

Commercial Litigation and Insolvency partner, Philip Cho, has been nominated in Canadian Lawyer's 2018 list of Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers, in the category of Corporate/Commercial: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TOP252018. The list of nominees is created through Canadian Lawyer magazine's internal editorial panel as well as suggestions from readers and past honorees.

KRMC Welcomes 2018 Summer Law Students to the Firm!

May 7, 2018

This year, four students have joined us after having recently completed their second year of law school. Alexandra Jockwig-Welsh and Alice Keuroghlian joined the firm today as students in our general stream. Jasmeen Singh and Kyle Duncan also joined the firm as students in our personal injury stream. Alexandra and Alice are enrolled in the Canadian and American Dual JD program at the University of Windsor's Faculty of Law and Jasmeen and Kyle are also enrolled at the University of Windsor's Faculty of Law in the single JD program.

Two additional summer students joined us this year after having recently completed their first year of law school. Qasid Iqbal, a former employee of the firm, has joined us this summer and will once again be working with the Creditors' Rights practice group. Qasid just completed his first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. Benjamin Gal has also joined KRMC and will be working in the Corporate Commercial practice group. Benjamin recently completed his first year at the University of Western Ontario's Faculty of Law.

Please join me in welcoming each of our students to KRMC and in wishing them the best of success during their time with us this year!!

KRMC's Philip Cho to Speak at Upcoming CPD Program

Philip Cho will be presenting at the Law Society of Ontario's presentation of The Six Minute Business Lawyer 2018 on June 4, 2018. Philip will be speaking on bankruptcy and insolvency issues for business lawyers. More information and registration information can be found here: https://store.lsuc.on.ca/the-six-minute-business-lawyer-2018

KRMC Sponsors Upcoming 2018 Asian Canadian Law Students Conference

KRMC is proud to be a sponsor of the 2018 Asian Canadian Law Students Conference taking place March 3, 2018 at the Ontario Bar Association. Last year, KRMC partner, Philip Cho, participated as a panelist at the well-attended conference. For more information, visit: https://alsa2018.wixsite.com/aclsc2018

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