OPA Education Committee

Organizer

OPA Education Committee
Email
education.committee@opaonline.ca
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Speakers

  • Douglas H. Levitt, LL.B
    Douglas H. Levitt, LL.B
    Partner with Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP

    Douglas H. Levitt is a partner with Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP. He has been practicing law since 1999. His practice focuses on residential and commercial tenancy law, social housing law, condominium law, civil and commercial litigation, human rights litigation, and appellate advocacy.
    Doug has appeared before a variety of courts and administrative tribunals, including the Landlord and Tenant Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
    Doug is responsible for numerous precedent-setting decisions before the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario in which law has been made or clarified in the areas of residential tenancy law and condominium law. He is a regular lecturer for a number of industry and trade organizations, including the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association, the Greater Toronto Apartment Association, the Landlord Self-Help Centre, the Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario and the Canadian Condominium Institute.

  • George Brown, Paralegal
    George Brown, Paralegal
    President at George Brown Professional Corporation

    When the paralegal profession became regulated in 2008, George became a member of the Law Society of Ontario as a paralegal licensee. George has been providing legal services since 1990, and over the years, he has developed considerable experience representing individuals and companies in a wide range of legal matters.

    Along with his practice, George is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. He is the founder and secretary of the Ontario Paralegal Network (“OPN”); and former board member, secretary, and current President of the Ontario Paralegal Association (“OPA”). George is also the former board liaison for OPA’s membership committee.

    George is an active contributor to the professional development of Ontario paralegals. He has taught and assisted in a number of continuing education courses and public information sessions for the Ontario Paralegal Network, “Get Legal” hosted by Roger Dinner, “Toronto Speaks” hosted by Natalka Falcomer, the Ontario Paralegal Association, and the Law Society of Ontario.

    In addition to his commitment to the paralegal profession, George has a passion for music and spent time as a DJ in both New York and Toronto. In his spare time, George enjoys spending time with his son and daughter, practicing yoga, and travelling up north to enjoy nature.

Location

Upcoming Events

Registration

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Next Event

Date

Apr 29 2021
Expired!

Time

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cost

Free for active members.

OPA CPD Series: Enforcing your rights at the LTB … It’s all different now!

As part of the 2021 OPA CPD Series, the Education Committee presents a remote live-streamed Zoom CPD:

Overview

Join our panellists Douglas H. Levitt, LL.B, Partner with Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP, and George Brown, Paralegal, OPA President, President at George Brown Professional Corporation as they break down recent changes in the Landlord Tenant Board. Don’t miss out!

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This program is not yet accredited. LSO Acceditation for this program is under consideration.

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