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Welcome To The Law Offices Of Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF)

Home to over 180 dedicated lawyers and support staff with locations in Toronto, Barrie, Whitby and more. Devry Smith Frank LLP (‘DSF’) is proud of its 55-year history of providing excellent client services. Our lawyers have the experience and know-how to navigate a variety of legal issues for our diverse range of clients. DSF excels in handling complex issues across a wide range of legal fields in our offices across the GTA. Among our many areas of practice, we can litigate, complete your corporate transaction or help mediate a dispute. We can help you sell or buy your real estate, prepare your will or immigrate to Canada. Our team includes lawyers around the GTA and other legal professionals with the experience and commitment necessary to handle all manner of matters for corporations, individuals and small businesses with ease and professionalism.

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DSF Mediations

Going to trial is stressful. If you find yourself in a dispute that you feel can be settled out of court, DSF’s Mediation Services may be the answer.

Designed to be more cost-effective and more efficient than the court process, mediation is often an ideal way to navigate and resolve legal matters without entering a courtroom or spending funds on a trial. With mediation, you also gain more control over the situation. You and the other party can arrive at a mutually agreed upon outcome, meaning the result is certain and you avoid the risk of a poor outcome imposed by a third party decision maker. There is no strict “winner” or “loser”.

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Full Service Law Firm For All Your Needs

With our extensive team of legal professionals, we are a one-stop-shop for legal matters. Our carefully selected team members have the collective knowledge to expertly handle each of the services that you require.

The legal professionals at DSF know that both our individual and corporate clients require legal assistance for many of life’s milestones and hurdles.

Devry Smith Frank LLP (‘DSF’) welcomes Katherine Klein who joins us as an associate lawyer in our wills and estates group in Barrie after completing her articling position in 2021.
Katherine studied at the University of Toronto, where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts and thereafter obtained her LL.B. from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2021.

Prior to joining DSF and while completing her law degree, Katherine worked as a legal assistant in various legal practice areas, including wills and estates, corporate law, real estate, and family law. This breadth of experience informs Katherine’s holistic approach to the practice of law, which is now focused on estate planning and administration.

Katherine is a member of the Women’s Law Association of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association.

Welcome Katherine!


Through the gathering of unbiased consumer opinions, calculated and vetted by some of North America’s leading market research firms, Consumer Choice Award has awarded Woitzik Polsinelli Lawyers & Mediators LLP as Durham Region’s BEST General Practice Lawyer company.


Devry Smith Frank LLP (“DSF”) is pleased to announce that we have merged our Whitby office with Woitzik Polsinelli, LLP (“WP Law”).

For many years, WP Law has been the top real estate law firm in Durham. Its group of talented lawyers and staff provide efficient and cost-effective real estate law services. WP Law has also been proud to provide legal services in the areas of wills and estates and corporate law.

WP Law carries on business from an accessible location at 619 Brock Street, Whitby, which is in very close proximity to our current Whitby office at 209 Dundas Street. We will continue to operate from both locations to better serve our clients.

We plan to build on WP Law’s strong legacy and together with DSF’s already sizeable presence in the area, we intend to combine our practices to create a pre-eminent full-service law firm in Durham which can provide a full range of legal services including: real estate, corporate, commercial litigation, estates litigation, family, wills and estates, personal injury, immigration, insurance, employment and tax planning, among others.

We remain committed to offering ever better legal expertise and legal services to meet the needs, and exceed the expectations, of our growing community and our valued clients in the Durham Region.

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TESTIMONIALS

I worked with Elisabeth Colson to set up a fairly complex partnership structure for my business and she did an excellent job for me. She is patient and took the time to understand my business requirement, provided invaluable legal advises along the way, suggested precise legal language to describe the business intention and considered the interest of all stakeholders in the partnership. Overall I’m thrilled with the work she did and would highly recommend her service

I want to express my appreciation for the expertise of Ms. Lynne Frank concerning the mediation she conducted for me on March 18, 2016. Ms. Frank’s professional knowledge and gentle method were outstanding. I have been associated with many people in the legal field during my career and found Ms. Frank to rank among the top as a negotiator and conciliator

If I could offer one piece of advice for those contemplating separation… See John Schuman and Todd Slonim first!. If I would have used their services from the beginning of my separation the outcome would have been very different. I was self represented until the final stages of my court experience, what John, Todd, and the rest of the team did to finalize my long, stressful, upsetting separation was nothing short of miraculous. They are the best in the business.

The executive team at Diproinduca Canada Limited is very pleased with the outstanding services we got from the immigration team at DSF. In particular, Asher Frankel did a wonderful job in securing a work permit for a key executive in our company. He is extremely knowledgeable and was always ready to answer any question we had during the process. We gladly recommend his professional services to others.

My experience with Marty Rabinovitch was wonderful. I was very pleased with the service I received from him. He is very knowledgeable about employment law and took his time to explain the circumstances of my case. I found him to be honest, trustworthy , detailed, attentive, very thorough and hardworking with good and quick results. I would recommend him anytime.

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