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Colin Birch

Associate
P: 416-597-4885
F: 416-593-2977
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  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2020
  • J.D., University of Windsor, 2019
  • J.D., Cum Laude, University of Detroit Mercy, 2019
  • B.A. (Honours), with Distinction, International Relations and Political Science, University of Toronto, 2015
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 Overview

Colin’s developing practice is focused on civil litigation and insurance defence, with an emphasis on personal injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents and slip-and-falls. He has experience litigating matters involving property damage, commercial host liability, occupier’s liability, municipal liability, product liability, construction law and fraudulent claims. 

Colin’s approach to litigation is pragmatic and cooperative. He brings a strong work ethic and meticulous care to his work for his clients.

Colin has appeared before the Superior Court of Justice and Divisional Court. He is passionate about trial practice, especially in matters involving a jury. While completing his Dual J.D., Colin enjoyed a successful tenure as the Managing Editor of the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review. He also assisted self-represented litigants through the University of Detroit Mercy’s Federal Pro Se Clinic.
 

 Education
  • J.D., University of Windsor, 2019
  • J.D., Cum Laude, University of Detroit Mercy, 2019
  • B.A. (Honours), with Distinction, International Relations and Political Science, University of Toronto, 2015
 Practice Areas  Called to the Bar
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2020
 Assistant
 Recognition

Recognition

  • Dean’s List, University of Detroit Mercy (2018)
  • Book Award for Excellence in Family Law (2017)
  • Dean’s List, University of Toronto (2013 and 2014)
 Publications

Publications

  • Co-Author, Commercial Host Liability and 2019 Changes to Smart Serve. Prepared for the 3rd Motor Vehicle Litigation Summit, a CPD program by the Law Society of Ontario
 Memberships

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers
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