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J. Gwendolyn Ward

About

Gwendolyn* brings her extensive knowledge of document management practices, databases and institutional processes to her role as a law clerk at Lenczner Slaght. Whatever the challenge, she’ll find a tailor-made solution because she is§ persistent and efficient with her work. Finding the right document production strategy is Gwen’s strength, and she prides herself as an e-discovery guru for cases small or large, and everything in between .

Expertise

  • Education:

    • University of Toronto (1988) BA
    • Fellow of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (2005)
    • Fellowship Certificates in E-Discovery and Computer Forensics (2012) and Estate Law (2012) - ILCO
    • Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning (in progress) Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Details

J. Gwendolyn Ward

is a law clerk at Lenczner Slaght.

Gwendolyn has 16 years of experience in various areas of law including corporate, civil and commercial litigation, estate litigation, insurance defence, intellectual property, medical negligence and professional disciplinary matters. Gwendolyn assists lawyers throughout all stages of the litigation process from document collection through to trial, and appeal, in provincial, extra-provincial and federal courts and administrative tribunals.

At the due diligence level, Gwendolyn provides for all types of registry searches including corporate records, land registry and locate investigations. She works with specialized vendors to forensically capture, preserve and/or undertake analysis of electronic devices and computers while ensuring that projects are kept within prescribed budgets and timelines.

Gwendolyn is proficient in managing the document discovery process. She has extensive experience in current e Discovery platforms and with trial preparation software such as CaseMap and Case Dynamics.

Gwendolyn also provides support for professional disciplinary cases for regulatory colleges, and supports a prosecutorial team handling insurance defence claims for government agencies and Crown corporations.

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  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario

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