Appellate Advocacy


If you are involved in an appeal, you need legal representation from counsel with extensive experience handling appeals. An appellate lawyer will know his or her way around an appellate court or tribunal. Having a lawyer who can present your appeal in a compelling and persuasive way can make the difference between success and failure on an appeal.


At Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF), we understand the complexity of appellate advocacy. The DSF Appellate Advocacy team includes senior lawyer representatives from our litigation practice, with expertise in:

  • personal injury,
  • insurance defence,
  • family law,
  • commercial litigation,
  • banking litigation,
  • recovery and
  • estates

Our appellate lawyers have decades of appellate advocacy experience. These senior lawyers have handled appeals at all levels of Ontario courts and administrative tribunals. These include:

  • The Ontario Court of Appeal;
  • Divisional Court;
  • Applications for Judicial Review;
  • Appeals of interlocutory orders to a judge of the Superior Court;
  • Small Claims Court appeals;
  • CPP review tribunal;
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal;
  • Denial of LTD claims and
  • Appeals of Arbitrators’ awards.

This gives us the expertise and experience to provide you with the best appellate advocacy.

Established in 1964, DSF has proudly earned a reputation for professionalism and quality and timely legal services. Our practical, results oriented approach to litigation ensures a cost-effective and favourable result.

We offer multiple convenient locations in TorontoWhitby, Barrie and more to serve our clients better. Find the office closest to you by calling us at  416-449-1400 or by visiting our locations page.

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