Mediator - Civil
Ted handles complex litigation files, ranging from product liability, recreation sports and facility liability, insurance disputes and other multi-party litigation. Ted is known for being a voice of reason on files and strives to consider not just his clients’ legal position but also a broader consideration of their business or personal interests.
He has been a partner at CHC since 2005, following his articles and two years at Bay Street firms in Toronto and five years practicing in Barrie. Ted has been involved in many different facets of life in Simcoe County and Huronia, from managing a live music venue in Muskoka (the Kee to Bala), to coaching Timbits soccer, to acting as prop master and legal counsel for a Competitive Dance team.
Ted is a past President and board member emeritus of the Simcoe County Law Association where he was charged with promoting the interests of the nearly 400 member lawyers in Simcoe County. He was appointed Vice-Chair of Board of Directors of LibraryCo. the corporation which manages the entire county courthouse library system, until its transition to the Library Information Resources Network.
He argued the Court of Appeal decision and Supreme Court leave application in Woodhouse v. Snow Valley Resorts – obtaining a favorable ruling on the use of liability waivers for his client and the entire recreational sports industry.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the international organization – the Association of Ski Defence Attorneys – a group focused on the legal issues of the global ski industry.
He is also a member of the invitation only group – the International Association of Defence Counsel
Ted spends his free time jogging, skiing, and travelling with his wife and daughters and spending time on Prince Edward Island at his red roofed A-Frame!
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