Rapid Fire Legal Q&AMarch 25, 2021 -
Patrick Greco, Partner, Condominium Law Group, Shibley Righton LLP Barristers & Solicitors
Stephanie Sutherland, Associate, Cohen Highley LLP
Along with condominium management and litigation, Stephanie practices in the areas of condominium development, residential and commercial real estate, and commercial litigation. Stephanie has represented clients in mediation and arbitration matters and has litigated in Superior Court and Divisional Court. She has also represented clients at Small Claims Court and administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the License Appeal Tribunal and the Landlord and Tenant Board. An active member of the condominium community in Ontario, Stephanie is involved in the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI) Golden Horseshoe, Grand River, and London chapters, and sits on various CCI committees as well as the Golden Horseshoe Board.
Antoni Casalinuovo, Elia Associates
Antoni Casalinuovo is Elia Associates’ senior litigator who specializes in condominium law, and represents clients in a variety of commercial and construction disputes.With a robust knowledge of condominium law and the litigation process, Antoni is tenacious and works hard to achieve positive results and to advance the interest of his clients in adversarial disputes. Antoni has been the successful counsel on a number precedent setting cases involving condominiums. He has also had a number of judicial decisions and articles reported in a variety of legal and condominium publications, including CM Magazine and Condovoice. Antoni has represented clients before many levels of Courts and administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Divisional Court of Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Assessment Review Board and the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board, and is frequently invited to speak at conferences and seminars across the province regarding updates and new trends in condominium law to provide his unique insights.A self-professed soccer hooligan and recently retired soccer/beer league player, Antoni spends his free time with his wife and three young children. He plans on starting his own soccer team.
Maria Durdan, Partner, SimpsonWigle LAW LLP
Maria specializes in condominium law, development and administration. Maria supports over 650 of the firm’s residential and commercial condominium clients throughout Ontario. Maria has also obtained her Associate of Canadian Condominium Institute (ACCI) designation in law, which recognizes that she has achieved a high level of knowledge and skill of condominium law. Maria is the President of the Canadian Condominium Institute – Golden Horseshoe Chapter and the Chair of the Education Committee and a member of the Hamilton Law Association Real Estate Subcommittee. Maria’s practice includes advising boards of directors, property managers and developers on all areas of condominium law.