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Practice Areas

  • Employment law

  • Civil Litigation

  • Family Law

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

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


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