From Toronto’s Bay Street to North Bay

It was with great pleasure that in early 2008 Mr. Kennedy returned to his hometown of North Bay to open his own law office.

Mr. Kennedy was previously employed at one of Canada’s largest law firms with over 200 lawyers in its Toronto office. The firm was located on the corner of Bay & King Street in the heart of Toronto’s financial district. While at that firm Mr. Kennedy’s practice was focused on litigation matters.

In his legal career Mr. Kennedy has dealt with a variety of lawsuits involving (among other things) business disputes, franchisor-franchisee rights, mortgage enforcement, collections, landlord and tenant disputes, real estate matters, wrongful dismissals, and warranty claims.

Mr. Kennedy has acted on behalf of financial institutions, businesses, sole-proprietors, franchisors/franchisees, non-profit organizations, and individuals.

He has represented clients at various courts, tribunals, and mediations.

In addition, Mr. Kennedy has acted as Prosecution Counsel on behalf of Tarion Warranty Corporation for offences under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act.

He has volunteered as a Board Member for the Nipissing Community Legal Clinic.

Mr. Kennedy obtained a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario in 1997. Also in 1997, Mr. Kennedy completed the Program of Legal Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.  He graduated from Osgoode Hall law school in 2000.

He was called to the Bar of Ontario in February 2002.

In 2006, he completed the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop at Osgoode Hall.

He has over 20 years experience in litigation matters.

Mr. Kennedy brings the experience, knowledge, and work ethic gained in downtown Toronto to clients in the north.

Mr. Kennedy is a member of Nipissing First Nation.

Joseph D. Kennedy