Joel’s educational background includes engineering and business at the University of Western Ontario (now Western University) and law at the University of Toronto. He practiced law at Davies, Ward & Beck (now Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg), one of Canada’s top law firms, for 16 years in multiple types of business law, all at the senior partner level.
He then spent 9 years as a businessperson, in three different technology businesses, leading operations, business development and corporate development.
He returned to law and founded the firm in 2009.
Walter’s work with iconic dual listed public companies, as well as growth phase small to mid-sized private enterprises, has provided him with extensive experience dealing with a wide array of transformative corporate / commercial matters in transactions, governance and operations.
Before joining the firm, Walter practiced for approximately 5 years in private practice, and nearly 20 years exclusively in-house.
In addition to his undergraduate and law degrees, Walter has an M.B.A.
Dan prides himself on building strong relationships and getting to know his clients and their organizations well. After graduating from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, he spent several years advising chief executives of public and private natural resource companies in Toronto and articled at the Ontario Securities Commission.
Alyssa prides herself on providing clients great service in a timely manner. Her experience in the corporate legal field along with her attention to detail allows her to provide clients with effective solutions to their needs. Alyssa’s educational background includes an honors diploma of paralegal studies at Humber College.
She is also a member of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.
Kareen has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate clerk. Clients enjoy her strong professionalism mixed with an informal style. Her attention to detail, efficiency and vast knowledge of corporate clerk processes allows her to meet tight timelines and provide clients with effective solutions to their corporate clerking needs. Kareen is the CEO of Clerks on Demand.
Liz brings to Kissack Law almost 30 years’ experience in executive support, office management and military contract administration from the following fields: radiation safety, franchising, commercial real estate, mining and electronics distribution. She thrives on helping others achieve their best by serving and supporting their needs administratively, so that we can not only meet but exceed each clients’ expectations.
HR & Administration
Julie brings with her over 20 years of Human Resources experience from the semiconductor, landscape, and corporate legal industry. Her experience, coupled with her educational background – in Psychology, Business Administration and Human Resource Management, are key to a holistic approach in her profession. She supplies a tailored support to Kissack Law to keep it the remarkable firm it already is.