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133 - 3341 Markham Road

Toronto, ON, M1X 0A5

MICHAEL JAGTOO, B.Sc. (Hons.), J.D. | FRANCES JAGTOO, B.A. (Hons.), J.D. | JAMES JAGTOO, B.A., LL.B.

Employment and Family Lawyers

JAMES JAGTOO, B.A., LL.B.

JAMES JAGTOO, B.A., LL.B.

Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public

Partner


Education

Ontario Call to the Bar, 1991

LL.B., University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario (1989)

B.A., York University, Toronto, Ontario (1979)

Practice Areas

  • Employment law
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation


Practice Highlights

Upon James’ call to the bar in 1991, he opened his own law firm. Through an immense amount of courage, passion, dedication and perseverance, he built his practice. Since then he has continued to loyally serve the public and has established a solid reputation for his legal work, skill, compassion and advocacy. James is the founding member of Jagtoo & Jagtoo, Professional Corporation and has a wealth of experience in the areas of employment, family and civil litigation. Known for his pragmatism and for thinking outside of the box, James is the go to person for creative solutions.


James appears before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, Superior Court of Justice, Family Branch and the Ontario Court of Appeal. His clients include individuals, entrepreneurs, charities, not for profit organizations and corporations in Toronto and the G.T.A.


James practices employment law, family law and civil litigation in Toronto and the GTA.


Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
FRANCES JAGTOO, B.A. (Hons.), J.D.

FRANCES JAGTOO, B.A. (Hons.), J.D.

Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public

Partner


Education

Ontario Call to the Bar, 2002

New York Call to the Bar, 2000

Washington D.C. Call to the Bar, 2001

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Toronto, Ontario (2000)

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan (1999)

B.A. (Honours), York University, Toronto, Ontario (1995)

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Family Law


Awards and Recognition

  • Dean’s List - law school
  • Honour Roll - law school
  • Cum Laude Law School Graduate
  • Equities & Remedies Award
  • Certificate of Achievement for Litigation Concentration

Practice Highlights

In addition to private practice, Frances worked as an author of a well respected HR publication used by employment lawyers and HR professionals providing guidance and answers to a diverse array of HR issues that arise daily in Canadian organizations.


As an author, Frances’ focus was on employee discipline, handbooks and policies, terminations, letters of offer, employment contracts, employee-manager counseling, investigations, retaliation, workforce reduction, pre-employment inquiries and human resources strategy.


Her primary practice area is employment law, with a secondary practice area in family litigation. Frances appears before the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, the Superior Court of Justice, Family Branch and the Ontario Court of Appeal.


Frances’ client base includes individuals, entrepreneurs, corporations and not for profit organizations in Toronto and the G.T.A.


Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Washington D.C. Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • The Advocates Society
  • Family Lawyers Association
MICHAEL JAGTOO, B.Sc. (Hons.), J.D.

MICHAEL JAGTOO, B.Sc. (Hons.), J.D.

Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public

Associate


Education

Ontario Call to the Bar, 2007

J.D., Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan (2004)

B.Sc., University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (2000)

Practice Areas

  • Employment law
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation

Professional Activities & Affliliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Michael was the recipient of an award in Entertainment Law for academic excellence and outstanding achievement in his third year of law school. Michael was called to the Ontario bar in 2007.


Michael’s primary practice area is family law. He also practices in the areas of employment and civil litigation. He appears before the Small Claims Court, the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice.

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