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Welcome to the law offices of Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF), home to over 175 dedicated lawyers and support staff with locations in Toronto, Barrie and Whitby. DSF is proud of its 55 year history of providing excellent client service. Our lawyers in Toronto, Barrie and Whitby 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 Toronto, Whitby and Barrie offices. 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 to come to Canada.

Our team includes lawyers in Toronto 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.

Whether we are faced with an urgent client matter that requires care quickly or we provide ongoing day-to-day legal counsel for business matters, we handle our clients’ stress and burden, and work to minimize disruptions to their lives and businesses.

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Three Convenient DSF Locations

When choosing a law firm in Toronto, it is important to find legal professionals who are not only talented and experienced in their field, but who also can ensure that you are not wasting time, money and energy commuting to and from their offices. As part of our commitment to increasing the convenience and affordability of legal counsel, DSF has three convenient law firm locations in Ontario to encompass the entire GTA and surrounding areas:

Toronto office


Our flagship office, DSF’s Toronto law firm location has served the GTA with pride, integrity and commitment since 1964.  We are located in midtown near Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue and we provide convenient complimentary parking. Contact our Toronto location at 416-449-1400.

Whitby office


Barrie is the newest of our locations in Ontario, having formed in 2016. We are proud to provide some of the most talented and experienced legal professionals in Barrie.  Our team of staff and lawyers in Barrie bring decades of skill and knowledge to the Barrie area. Contact our Barrie location at 705-812-2100.

Barrie Office


A full service law firm in the heart of Whitby. Offering a full range of legal services, our Whitby office is able to accommodate all legal matters from buying and selling a house to family law disputes and more. Contact our Whitby location at 289-638-3171.

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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 legal 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.

95 Barber Greene Road, Suite 100, Toronto, ON, M3C 3E9

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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Announcements/Upcoming Events

Elisabeth Colson of DSF’s Corporate Commercial Department discusses cold calls and the topic of “Are Cold Calls Always Worth the Effort” in an article published in the Geneva Group International (“GGI”) Business Development & Marketing newsletter for Autumn 2019.

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Scott Pratt, who articled at Devry Smith Frank LLP in 1997/1998, has been appointed a judge of the Ontario Court of Justice. Scott will be sitting in Windsor Ontario, following an 18 year tenure as a Crown Attorney. In that time, he has worked in eight jurisdictions prosecuting all types of offences in the Ontario and Superior Courts of Justice.

Justice Pratt was a founding member of the Justice Community Coalition on Collaboration and participated in several other advisory committees, including the Justice Education Network. Justice Pratt has also volunteered extensively with the University of Windsor Faculty of Law.

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We are happy to announce that Lydia Bunn has joined DSF as a legal assistant in our Toronto Family Law group.

Lydia brings with her 4 years of experience working exclusively in the area of family law. Lydia obtained her law clerk diploma from Durham College in 2015.

Welcome, Lydia!

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Justin Cooper

We are happy to announce that Justin Cooper has joined our Commercial Real Estate group in Toronto.

Justin graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2002 where he obtained a B.A. with distinction in Psychology. He later received his LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 2008. Justin was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

Justin has been serving as a panel member for the Real Estate Council of Ontario’s Discipline Committee and Appeals Committee since 2015. On this panel, Justin is responsible for determining whether registrants are in compliance with the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 and its regulations, as well as the applicable Code of Ethics.

Welcome, Justin!

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Elisabeth Colson accepts role as Co-Chair of the Professional Advisory Committee at Baycrest Foundation

In 2018, Elisabeth Colson joined the Professional Advisory Committee at Baycrest Foundation.

She accepted to alter her role to act as Co-Chair of the Committee, effective September 1, 2019. The Committee’s mission is to support Baycrest Foundation by educating financial legal and accounting professionals for the purpose of offering advice to their aging clients and their families.

  • Jessica G.Toronto
  • David ClarkBarrie
  • Amanda BouleyWhitby
  • Gary SherkeyToronto
  • CharleneToronto
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Choosing Devry Smith Frank LLP

DSF offers affordable and convenient consultation and representation to individuals and enterprises. Our dedicated team of lawyers at each of our locations in Toronto, Whitby and Barrie work together to offer you comprehensive legal services to handle your case efficiently, cost-effectively, and give you the best chance of success. For more information on what DSF can accomplish for you or your business, contact us at 416-449-1400 for fast, friendly service from our knowledgeable team.


95 Barber Greene Road, Suite 100
Toronto, Ontario, M3C 3E9

(416) 449-1400


85 Bayfield Street, Suite 300
Barrie, Ontario, L4M 3A7

(705) 812-2100


209 Dundas Street East, Suite 401
Whitby, Ontario, L1N 7H8

(289) 638-3171