Meghan Walker is a Partner at Will Davidson LLP and works out of Oakville. Meghan is presently named to the Board of Directors for both the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and the Halton County Law Association. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for her work in personal injury litigation and has been nominated by Lexpert for her advanced advocacy skills as a lawyer. Meghan’s primary practice areas include motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence/elder law, product liability and property loss.
Giving back to the community is paramount to Meghan Walker, as she is involved in a number of community initiatives, such as attending various events and even coaching students from Oakville Trafalgar High School for the Ontario Justice Education Network. She has also taught at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development and presented at various conferences hosted by OTLA, Will Davidson LLP, and other organizations.
Meghan earned her J.D. from the University of Windsor in 2011. While in law school Meghan gained considerable litigation experience working in a full-service law firm, and volunteering with the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly in Toronto. Meghan articled with Will Davidson LLP between July 2011 and June 2012 and gained extensive hands-on experience in plaintiff-side litigation; advocating for individuals in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and Small Claims Court. In 2012, she was called to the Bar of Ontario.
Speaking Engagements/Volunteer Experience
- September 22, 2022; presented “Top Medical Malpractice Cases” at Will Davidson’s 7th annual CLE: Blast Off to Professional Success.
- September 19, 2022; presented “Collateral Benefits, Accident Benefits and Tort” at LSO’s 5th Motor Vehicle Litigation Summit.
- June 29, 2022; presented “Chronic Pain: How can you assist in reversing the trend of LAT decisions in favour of insurers?” at the annual BIAPH Health Advocates Education Conference.
- May 19, 2022; coached Oakville Trafalgar High School students for the Law & Justice event hosted by the Ontario Justice Education Network.
- April 13, 2022; taught “Long Term Care Home Negligence and Personal Injury Law” at Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development: Certificate in Elder Law.
- March 5, 2022; volunteered to assist law students in the 2022 OTLA Cup Moot.
- November 11, 2021; presented “Nursing Home Litigation: The Gross Negligence Standard” at Halton County Legal Association’s Civil Litigation webinar.
- September 22, 2021; moderated “An Update from LAWPRO: What You Need to Know” at Will Davidson’s 6th annual CLE: Ready, Set, Litigate: Are You Prepared for the Post-COVID World?
- April 28, 2021; taught “Effective Advocacy for the Elderly” at Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development: Certificate in Elder Law 2
- October 23, 2020; presented “Nursing Home Litigation: COVID-19 Updates” at OTLA’s annual Fall Conference.
- September 25, 2019; presented “Examination of a Plaintiff Psychologist at Trial” at Will Davidson LLP’s annual CLE seminar: Experts at Trial: How to Maximize (or Minimize) Their Effectiveness.
- September 25, 2019; presented “Preserving Vital Evidence” at Will Davidson LLP’s annual CLE seminar: Experts at Trial: How to Maximize (or Minimize) Their Effectiveness.
- June 11, 2019; presented “Brain Injuries” at OTLA’s Helmets on Kids program hosted at Ryerson Public School, Burlington, ON.
- August 2, 2019, Meghan Walker talks with The Lawyer’s Daily “Remedies to address abuse, negligence allegations in care homes“.
- March 2019, featured on Advocate Daily “How lawyers can effect change in troubled nursing homes”. Meghan Walker discusses how when an elderly relative goes into a home, families quickly learn that the levels of support are often not adequate to prevent injuries.
- February 2019, featured on Advocate Daily “Walker gives back to hometown Oakville with personal injury practice”. Meghan Walker reminisces on her homecoming to Oakville and how happy she is to give back to the community she grew up in.
- O’Neill-Renouf v. Ibrahim, 2019 ONSC 4369