Joel Cormier

Joel Cormier

Associate

Joel Cormier earned his LL.B. from Queen’s University in 2005 and was called to the Ontario bar in 2006.  Joel joined the firm in 2010 after gaining experience at a busy Toronto litigation boutique.

Joel Cormier - Associate

Joel’s areas of expertise include construction and commercial litigation. Joel has considerable experience representing developers, builders, construction managers and trades in both contract disputes and tort claims. Joel also represents insurers in property damage litigation, subrogation matters, and product liability claims.

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Joel goes the distance for his clients.  Joel has extensive trial and appellate experience and has built a successful track record representing his clients inside the courtroom.  However, Joel also knows the value of early resolution to his clients, so whenever possible he leverages his courtroom experience to obtain the best possible settlements for clients without the cost of trial.

Notable Decisions

  • Chiocchio v. Hamilton (City), 2018 CarswellOnt 15278, 2018 ONCA 762, 296 A.C.W.S. (3d) 861, 31 M.V.R. (7th) 177, 80 M.P.L.R. (5th) 60
  • Kingridge (Bronte) Inc. v. 1140114 Ontario Inc., 2018 CarswellOnt 20448, 2018 ONCA 957, 299 A.C.W.S. (3d) 292
  • Maio v. Mer Mechanical Inc., 2018 CarswellOnt 11785, 2018 ONSC 4426, [2019] I.L.R. I-6084, 295 A.C.W.S. (3d) 383
  • O’Brien v. O’Brien, 2018 CarswellOnt 12526, 2018 ONSC 4665, 295 A.C.W.S. (3d) 381
  • Marsh Canada Limited v. Centennial Plumbing and Heating Limited, 2018 CarswellOnt 304, 2018 ONSC 348, 287 A.C.W.S. (3d) 441
  • O’Brien v. O’Brien, 2017 CarswellOnt 9692, 2017 ONSC 3502, 281 A.C.W.S. (3d) 94
  • Marsh Canada Limited v. Centennial Plumbing and Heating Limited, 2017 CarswellOnt 18209, 2017 ONSC 6853, 285 A.C.W.S. (3d) 514
  • Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corporation No. 1100 v. A.&G. Shanks Plumbing & Heating Limited, 2017 ONSC 7237
  • Conundrum Capital Corp. v. Century Plumbing and Heating, 2016 CarswellOnt 125, 2016 ONCA 20, 262 A.C.W.S. (3d) 341
  • Carone v. Peel Condominium Corp. No. 766, 2016 CarswellOnt 14215, 2016 ONSC 5483, 270 A.C.W.S. (3d) 857
  • Carone v. Peel Condominium Corp. No. 766, 2016 CarswellOnt 20024, 2016 ONSC 7821, 275 A.C.W.S. (3d) 237
  • Buurman v. Dominion of Canada General Insurance Co., 2015 CarswellOnt 15902, 2015 ONSC 6444, [2015] I.L.R. I-5814, 259 A.C.W.S. (3d) 751, 55 C.C.L.I. (5th) 185
  • Henry v. Harvey, 2015 CarswellOnt 4797, 2015 ONSC 2135, [2015] O.J. No. 1670, 252 A.C.W.S. (3d) 391, 47 C.C.L.I. (5th) 291
  • Marsh Canada Ltd. v. Centennial Plumbing and Heating Ltd., 2014 CarswellOnt 1995, 2014 ONSC 1154, 238 A.C.W.S. (3d) 851
  • MacKay v. Starbucks Corp., 2010 CarswellOnt 4168, 2010 ONSC 3172, 190 A.C.W.S. (3d) 73
  • Dickson v. Broan-Nuton Canada Inc., 2007 CarswellOnt 9931, [2007] O.J. No. 5114
  • Nestlé Canada Inc. v. Alltech Inc., 2007 CarswellOnt 1782, 156 A.C.W.S. (3d) 458, 30 B.L.R. (4th) 267
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Media Relations

  1. March 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “Suing municipalities – exceptions to the 10-day notice period”. Joel Cormier discusses suing municipalities and the exceptions to the 10-day notice period.
  2. February 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “Trial-ready Cormier tells it like it is to clients”. Joel Cormier discusses the long-term approach he takes for his relationships with the individuals and businesses who hire him.
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