Frances Jagtoo, B.A. (Hons.), J.D.
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)
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
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