News and Events Archive 2013
KRMC Congratulates Clients on EY Entrepreneurs of the Year Award
We at KRMC LLP wish to congratulate clients, Frank Wilson, of T.E.S. Employment Solutions, and Mary Picard of Maram Building Corporation who were selected as finalists of EY Entrepreneurs of the Year for 2013. T.E.S. was an award finalist in the category of Business Services and Maram Building Corporation was an award finalist in the category of Real Estate and Construction. May you go from strength to strength!
“It is nice to know we have such a loyal firm that we can rely on for our clients…”
October 28, 2013
We value all of our professional relationships and strive to strengthen these relationships both inside and outside the office. The following is an excerpt from a letter sent to us by Dale Romanosvky, an accountant we work closely with:
“We truly appreciate the professional relationship that we have developed over the last few years. Furthermore, it meant a lot to myself and my partners to see such a large contingent from your firm at our open house. It is nice to know we have such a loyal firm that we can rely on for our clients. We look forward to continue building our professional relationship and look forward to working with you.”
– Dale Romanovsky, Partner,
Romanovsky & Associates LLP (Toronto Office)
You can find out more about Romanovsky & Associates LLP by clicking here.
KRMC Sponsors North York District Chartered Accountants Association (NYDCAA) Speaker Program Event
October 22, 2013
KRMC sponsored the NYDCAA’s Speaker Program event held at the Donalda Club on October 22, 2013. Over 70 members and guests of the NYDCAA attended the event, which included presentations by three of KRMC’s lawyers. A partner in the Corporate and Commercial Department, spoke on three topics: “Using Primary and Secondary Wills to Reduce Probate Fees”, “Documenting Financial Transactions Involving Trusts”, and “Documenting Leases Between Related Parties”. Alexander Shaw, an associate in the Corporate and Commercial Department, spoke about, “Streamlining Communications Between Lawyers and Accountants on Routine Corporate Matters” and Abigail Romberg, an Associate in the Wills and Estates Department, spoke on the topic, “Client Will Issues You May Not Have Thought About”. You can download a copy of the presentations by clicking here
Grace Latini, Partner at KRMC, Joins “CIBPA” Foundation Board
Grace Latini, a partner in the Creditors’ Rights Department has joined the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association “CIBPA” Foundation Board. Since September 2011, the Foundation has distributed or established an endowment of an estimated $603,000 to over 811 students. The Foundation’s goal is to reach $1 million.
New Associate to KRMC
KRMC is pleased to announce that Noelle Dykman, a 2012-2013 articling student has returned to the firm as an associate practicing in the area of Creditors’ Rights Law. Welcome Noelle!
OBA Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation 2013 Gala Award Dinner
September 17 2013
Mervyn Abramowitz, a KRMC partner is a member of the OBA Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation dinner committee and will be speaking at the event.
Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation Charity Golf Classic
September 7, 2013
KRMC has donated a prize for the Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation Charity Golf Classic at Emerald Hills Golf Club. The proceeds raised from the KCSF Charity Golf Classic will fund bursaries to be awarded by the KCSF in the 2013/2014 academic year. One of our lawyers, Philip Cho, was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the KCSF in 2012.
OBA Law Sections – Mervyn Abramowitz
Congratulations to KRMC’s Mervyn Abramowitz who is serving as vice-chair of the Ontario Bar Association Civil Litigation Section and Technology liaison for the Ontario Bar Association Insolvency Law Section. Mervyn continues to serve as the Treasurer of the Canadian Bar Association Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring Law section and as a member of the Commercial List Users’ Committee.
KRMC’s Articling Students
We are pleased to announce that Sajjad Jaffer, Ziv Tsimerman and Isida Ranxi have joined the firm as articling students for the 2013-2014 term. Welcome aboard!
Heatwave Beach Volleyball Tournament in Support of Sick Kids Hospital
July 6, 2013
Congratulations to the KRMC Heatwave Beach Volleyball Team “You Got Served!” which, so far, has raised close to $700 in support of Sick Kids Hospital. The team played five games of beach volleyball on Saturday, July 6 and, while they didn’t make the playoffs, they and their supporters had fun and are already talking about next year’s tournament!
Click here to view the KRMC Beach Volleyball team.
New Associate to KRMC
KRMC is pleased to announce that Alexander Shaw, a 2012-2013 articling student has returned to the firm as an associate practicing in the area of Business Law. Welcome!
KRMC Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto
June 20, 2013
A number of lawyers from KRMC attended the 100 th anniversary “Big Night Out Gala”, in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto. KRMC was a table sponsor at the event, which was held at the Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place. The Gala, presented by ScotiaLife Financial, was also attended by numerous entertainment, business and community leaders. It was a great evening and a successful fundraising event.
For 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has improved and enhanced the lives of Canadian children. KRMC congratulates, and is proud to support, Big Brothers Big Sisters. To learn more about this worthy organization and how you can make a difference in your community, please visit their website at: www.bbbst.com
Heart and Stroke Foundation Big Bike
June 6, 2013
Congratulations to the KRMC Big Bike team which raised $3,842.00 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The team pedaled on a bicycle built for 29 in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and it’s continued research and education. Congratulations to the team and thank you to all who supported our riders!
Click here to view the photos from the event.
To learn more about this event and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, please visit their website at http://www.bigbike.ca/site/c.7oJHLTPzFeJQG/b.8360131/k.BCDD/Home.htm
Meaghan McCarthy Golf Classic
KRMC is proud to be a butterfly sponsor of the 2013 Meaghan McCarthy Golf Classic taking place on June 10 th at Angus Glen Golf Club.
Law Slam 2013
June 2, 2013
The head of KRMC’s personal injury department, Mitch Schachter and his doubles partner Dr. Michael Kreidstein reached the finals in the Second Annual Law Slam Tennis Tournament. The tournament was a charitable event supporting Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and Tennis Canada’s Tennis Matters for Kids program. Congratulations Mitch! Please see article in the National Post for more details. https://business.financialpost.com/2013/06/05/jonathan-kay-torontos-legal-community-boasts-a-deep-pool-of-tennis-talent/
May 16, 2013
As Chair of the Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation, KRMC’s Philip Cho was a guest at the University of Guelph’s, Ontario Veterinary College Graduate Awards Ceremony to present a scholarship on behalf of the Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation and Schofield Memorial Foundation scholarship.
KRMC’s Summer Students
We are pleased to announce that Irene Petrakis, Rachel Levitsky, Fraser Turnbull, Rob Barbiero, Janine D’Souza and Daniel Socken have joined the firm as summer students for the 2013 Summer Term. Welcome aboard!
KRMC Sponsors 2013 KCSF Gala
April 6, 2013
KRMC was proud to be a table sponsor at the 2013 Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Night Gala, presented by TD Bank Group. The Gala was held on April 6, 2013 at the Granite Club and attended by over 300 attendees to celebrate the achievements of the 25 scholarship recipients that evening. Our very own Philip Cho is the Chair of the KCSF, which was founded in 1978 to foster education and leadership within the Korean-Canadian community. The Gala also featured a keynote speech by Anita Lee, award-winning and Oscar nominated film producer with the National Film Board of Canada.
The Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre Gala
March 25, 2013
KRMC was one of the proud sponsors of the 15 th annual Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre Gala, continuing our long tradition of supporting the centre. A number of lawyers from our firm attended this year’s event. The gala was a huge success and an enjoyable night for all! The centre provides assistance and education to children, youth and adults with type 1 diabetes in Durham Region and beyond. For more information about the centre, please visit www.charleshbest.com.
Mervyn Abramowitz Serves as Guest Panelist in The Mock Oral Board Examinations
March 22, 2013
Mervyn D. Abramowitz, a partner in the firm’s commercial litigation and insolvency group, was asked to participate last week as a guest panelist in the mock oral board examinations for the trustee in bankruptcy licencing process. The mock oral board examinations are used by candidates for trustee in bankruptcy licences to prepare for the actual board examinations, which themselves are the culmination of a multi-year licencing process. Mervyn was also asked to prepare one of the written questions that would be provided to the candidates in advance for consideration, and to which they were required to respond. On Friday, March 22, Mervyn attended and served as a panelist, along with two trustees, to judge the candidates on their substantive knowledge of bankruptcy and insolvency and their oral presentation skills. It was part of KRMC’s engagement in the insolvency community and our commitment to furthering the education process for young professionals.
The Globe and Mail Quotes KRMC’s Andrea Margles
March 1, 2013
Andrea Margles, a partner at KRMC was quoted in the Finance section of The Globe and Mail’s March 1st issue in an article titled, “Preparing for the Unexpected Death of a Spouse.” Andrea touches upon the topic of Wills and Estates Planning and offers some valuable advice to readers. To view the article, please click on the link. Preparing for the unexpected death of a spouse.
Law Society Presentation
February 20, 2013
KRMC’s Mervyn Abramowitz was a speaker at the Law Society’s presentation of “Commercial Priorities for Real Estate and Business Lawyers”. He spoke on the topic of Vesting Orders – In and Outside Insolvency.
Personal Injury Blog
We are pleased to announce the launch of KRMC’s Personal Injury Law Blog. Please visit our personal injury website to view our blog and to be kept up-to-date on current legal issues, the personal injury process, and stories of interest. KRMC has a compassionate, experienced personal injury and insurance litigation department. We get results. Please contact us to learn more about how we can assist you or your clients.