Partners and Associates

  • Doug Beamish

    Doug Beamish

    Counsel

    Doug is a family law and estate litigation lawyer and he joins us as counsel. He has over 35 years’ experience and expertise in all aspects of family law and divorce, including issues involving prop...

    416-682-7149 | Email
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  • Robert A. Cobham, Q.C.

    Robert A. Cobham, Q.C.

    Counsel

    Bob serves Mills & Mills LLP as Counsel after having served as a partner with the firm from 1972 to 2016. Bob articled with Mills & Mills LLP and joined the firm in 1968. He was appointed Queen’s C...

    416-682-7104 | Email
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  • Geoffrey R. Cobham

    Geoffrey R. Cobham

    Partner

    Geoffrey's practice primarily encompasses civil litigation, employment law, estate administration and estate planning. His litigation practice is comprised of several areas, including wrongful dismis...

    416-682-7109 | Email
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  • Jennifer A.N. Corak

    Jennifer A.N. Corak

    Associate and Trademark Agent

    Jennifer articled with Mills & Mills LLP and joined the firm as an associate in 2013. Jennifer is a member of the firm’s Business Law and Wills, Estates & Trusts groups, as well being regist...

    416-682-7072 | Email
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  • Anthony J. Frost

    Anthony J. Frost

    Retired

    Tony joined Mills & Mills in 2001. His prior experience with Toronto national firms exposed him to an array of commercial and personal matters including business disputes and general litigation. I...

    416-682-7142 | Email
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  • Patricia N. Gordon

    Patricia N. Gordon

    Associate

    Patricia articled with the firm and returned as an associate in 2015. Patricia completed her J.D. at the University of Western Ontario in 2014. Prior to receiving her law degree, she completed ...

    416-682-7146 | Email
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  • Heather Keachie

    Heather Keachie

    Associate

    Heather practices in the areas of business law and charity and not-for-profit law. She provides corporate and commercial services to businesses, and acts as a general corporate counsel to charities an...

    416-682-7130 | Email
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  • David P. Lees

    David P. Lees

    Partner

    David served his articles with Mills & Mills LLP and joined the firm in 2001. David has a diverse civil litigation practice which encompasses employment and business law, estate litigation and adv...

    416-682-7159 | Email
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  • Doug Letto

    Doug Letto

    Associate

    Doug articled with the firm and is a member of its civil litigation practice group. In his practice, Doug handles a wide variety of civil matters, and is always ready to meet the complex and changing ...

    416-682-7119 | Email
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  • Holly LeValliant

    Holly LeValliant

    Associate

    Holly practices estate litigation and civil litigation.  Holly’s cases include will challenges, powers of attorney disputes, guardianship applications and dependant support claims.  Holly is an ex...

    416-682-7117 | Email
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  • David A.S. Mills

    David A.S. Mills

    Managing Partner

    David is proud to represent the fourth generation of Mills to practice at the firm. He is a great-grandson of Alexander Mills, K.C., one of the founders, grandson of Ralph S. Mills, Q.C., and a son of...

    416-682-7138 | Email
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  • J. Paul Mills, Q.C.

    J. Paul Mills, Q.C.

    Partner

    Paul's practice encompasses three areas: Estate Planning and Administration, including the preparation of Wills, assisting Estate Trustees with the administration of Estates, and in many cases acting...

    416-682-7110 | Email
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  • Meghan O’Neil

    Meghan O’Neil

    Associate

    Meghan O’Neil joined Mills & Mills in 2016. Meghan graduated with honours from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in 2014. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Meghan graduated with a Graduat...

    416-682-7058 | Email
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  • Denise E. Robertson

    Denise E. Robertson

    Associate

    Denise joined Mills & Mills LLP as an Associate in 2005. Denise's practice is focused on private business, corporate and regulatory law. Denise assists business owners through providing practical and...

    416-682-7139 | Email
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  • Patrick P. Shing

    Patrick P. Shing

    Partner

    Patrick completed his articles at Mills & Mills LLP, and was invited to join the firm as an Associate. In addition to real estate law, Patrick’s legal practice has included commercial litigation...

    416-682-7054 | Email
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  • Daniel H. Thomson

    Daniel H. Thomson

    Associate

    After practising for nearly a decade with Stikeman Elliott LLP, running a commercial business unit for a large multi-national insurance company for two years and starting up and building his own legal...

    416-682-7128 | Email
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  • R. Browning Watt, Q.C.

    R. Browning Watt, Q.C.

    In Association

    R. Browning (Roly) has been working in association with Mills & Mills LLP since 2004. In this capacity, Roly works closely with many members of the firm in the areas of estate planning and administrat...

    416-863-0125 | Email
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  • Paul J. Westlake

    Paul J. Westlake

    Partner

    Paul served his articles with Mills & Mills and joined the firm in 1975. He became a partner in 1981. Paul advises business clients on all aspects of their operations including incorporations, acquisi...

    416-682-7118 | Email
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  • Toni E. Wharton

    Toni E. Wharton

    Associate

    Toni was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2003, and practiced as a family law barrister in the UK until she moved to Toronto in 2012. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2013. Toni articled an...

    416-682-7121 | Email
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  • Kristen L. Woods

    Kristen L. Woods

    Partner

    Kristen served her articles with Mills & Mills LLP and was invited to join the firm as an associate in 2010. Kristen practices exclusively in family law. In her family law practice, Kristen negotiates...

    416-682-7116 | Email
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  • Richard Worsfold

    Richard Worsfold

    Counsel

    Richard joins Mills and Mills LLP as Counsel after practicing for twenty-six years at another respected mid-size law firm where he was a managing partner. Richard concentrates his practice in estat...

    416-682-7113 | Email
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LegalShield Lawyers

  • Raymond MacDonald

    Raymond MacDonald

    Managing Lawyer, LegalShield

    Ray joined Mills & Mills LLP in 2000 as a LegalShield Associate. In 2006, he became the Managing Lawyer for LegalShield, having the responsibility of overseeing the delivery of quality legal assistanc...

    416-863-1029 | Email
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  • Julie Beridge

    Julie Beridge

    In Association

    Julie Berridge joined Mills & Mills LLP in 2011 as a LegalShield Associate. Julie obtained her LL.B. from Queen's University in 1996.  She was called to the bar in 1998.  In 2013 and 2014 she...

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  • Alfonso David Di Marco

    Alfonso David Di Marco

    LegalShield Associate

    Alfonso joined Mills & Mills LLP in 2008 as a LegalShield Associate. Alfonso attended York University where he majored in Sociology, prior to attending the University of Western Ontario to study law....

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  • William V. Goumakos

    William V. Goumakos

    LegalShield Associate

    Joined Mills & Mills LLP as a LegalShield Associate in 2012. Prior to joining Mills & Mills LLP as a LegalShield Associate, William was in general practice with a focus on residential real es...

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  • Philip R.A. Hooker

    Philip R.A. Hooker

    LegalShield Associate

    Philip joined Mills & Mills LLP in 1999 as a LegalShield Associate. LegalShield - Ontario started June 20, 1999 and Philip was the first lawyer at Mills & Mills LLP assigned to LegalShield (then, Pre...

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  • Andrea C. Hoppe

    Andrea C. Hoppe

    LegalShield Associate

    Andrea joined Mills & Mills LLP in 2004 as a LegalShield Associate. Andrea obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto in 1989 and her LLB from Queens University in 1993. Prio...

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  • Inho “Ian” Hwang

    Inho “Ian” Hwang

    LegalShield Associate

    Inho "Ian" Hwang joined Mills & Mills LLP in 2011 as a LegalShield Associate. Ian obtained his MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, in 2014 and his LLB from the University ...

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  • Susan E. Mumford

    Susan E. Mumford

    LegalShield Associate

    Susan joined Mills & Mills LLP in 2001 as a LegalShield Associate. She has a background in the performing arts and has been involved in local municipal and school organizations in Toronto. Susan's pre...

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  • Paul Nielsen

    Paul Nielsen

    In Association

    From 2001 to 2011, Paul practiced with Mills & Mills LLP as a LegalShield Associate. He returned in 2014, now practicing in association with Mills & Mills LLP’s LegalShield group. Paul obtained an h...

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  • Sahra Panjwani

    Sahra Panjwani

    LegalShield Associate

    Sahra Panjwani joined Mills and Mills in April 2016. Sahra articled at a small law firm in London, Ontario and was called to the bar January 2013. During her articling, Sahra gained experience in t...

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  • Peter D. Stephens

    Peter D. Stephens

    LegalShield Associate

    Peter joined Mills & Mills LLP as a LegalShield Associate in April 2000, after a sixteen year solo practice which, along with a steady emphasis on family law, encompassed refugee protection cases, cri...

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Latest Blog Posts

Business name
Author: Heather Keachie

Not-for-profit organizations that are incorporated under either provincial or federal legislation must register a business name if they operate under a name that is different than their legal name. Businesses are often familiar with this requirement, but not all not-for-profit boards understand that, as a corporation, they too are subject the Business Names Act (Ontario).…

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Author: Meghan O'Neil

Until Death Do Us Part   Many people are under the assumption that being in a common-law relationship provides a couple with “essentially” the same legal rights as being married. Unfortunately for common-law couples, this is not the case, particularly when your common-law partner dies.   If your common-law partner dies without a Will, or…

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Author: Jennifer Corak

Spouse. Child. Parent. Issue.  With the exception of the term issue, these are terms to which we ascribe meaning in our day-to-day lives.  These are also specifically defined terms in legislation, and they are terms that come up when working with an estates lawyer, for example when drafting a Will. My colleague, Patricia Gordon, in a…

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