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Our Areas of Practice

JHR Law assists clients in a wide variety of legal matters. We are happy to assist you with your case in any of the following areas, whether you need full representation, research, or just a few answers to your questions.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  1. Employment Law
  2. Commercial Litigation
  3. Business Disputes
  4. Debt Collection
  5. Bankruptcy
  6. Real Estate Disputes
  7. Construction Disputes
  8. Insurance Disputes
Tax
  1. Tax Advisory
  2. Estate Planning
  3. Dispute Resolution
  4. Tax Court
For Professionals
  1. Regulatory Proceedings
  2. Discipline
  3. Investigations
  4. Professional Negligence
International Trade
  1. Anti-Dumping
  2. Customs Classification and Tariffs
  3. Safeguard Inquiries

About John H. Reiterowski

Legal Experience

John has been litigation counsel for over a decade. He has experience before private arbitrators, the Ontario Courts, the British Columbia Courts, the Federal Courts, federal and provincial agencies, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

John has helped clients ranging in size from individuals to international corporations. Now he prides himself on giving timely and efficient service to small and medium businesses and professionals of all stripes.

Military Service

Prior to becoming a lawyer, John served in the Canadian Armed Forces, Army Reserve as a member of the Queens York Rangers, attaining the rank of Master Corporal. John took the lessons he learned in the military and applied them to his legal practice. Discipline, drive, and determination form a part of every case he takes on.

Community Service

John is currently a member of Pro Bono Ontario working for the Consumer Defence Clinic. In the past, he has volunteered for various charitable organizations including the Good Shepherd Refuge, Reach for the Rainbow, Lawyers Feed the Hungry and OBA/OJEN Mock Trial Competition, and the Pro Bono Ontario Hotline.

Outside the Office

John is reading, engaging in his favorite sports (hockey, biking, running, snowboarding or cross country skiing), learning new languages or a new instrument, or reading the next entry is his favorite science fiction series. When time allows, he is travelling the world with his wife.

Memberships:
  1. Law Society of Ontario
  2. New York State Bar Association
  3. Pro Bono Ontario
  4. Law Society of Ontario’s Coach and Advisor Network
  5. Wolf Law Chambers
  6. Contributor to LexisNexis Practical Guidance

Notable Cases

Court Decisions and Arbitration Awards

Adams v. Body Plus, 2024 ONSC 315, argued two motions, a motion to strike an affidavit and a motion for a further and better affidavit of documents.

Houghton v. Epcor Collingwood Distribution Corporation, 2019 ONSC 5568, successfully representing a former CEO of a public utility company seeking indemnity for legal fees incurred for participation in a Judicial Inquiry.

Nu Stream Realty Inc. v 1116191 B.C. Ltd., 2018 BCSC 911 – defending a real estate company in an application to defeat a certificate of pending litigation.

Hellenic Congress of Quebec v. Canadian Hellenic Congress, 2020 ONSC 2224, successfully representing a not-for-profit corporation in a dispute regarding its by-laws, an election and membership fees.

Nu Stream Realty Inc. v 1116191 B.C. Ltd., 2018 BCSC 911 – defending a real estate company in an application to defeat a certificate of pending litigation.

Liguori Investments Inc. v Gershwin Gabriel, 2016 CanLII 695 (ON SC) – pursuing a fraudster at trial in a used car sales fraud scheme.

Administrative Tribunals

Hayes v. Toronto Poly Clinic Inc., 2023 HRTO 1145, successfully defeated a request for reconsideration at the Human Rights Tribunal on a jurisdictional issue.

MP v. JB, 2022 CanLII 16878 (HPARB), successfully argued that the decision of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario should be upheld in this appeal.

Certain Steel Goods, 2019 CanLII 110872 (CA CITT), representing a Korean Steel company in the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Safeguards Inquiry.

Nitisinone Capsules, NIT 2018 IN, assisting a Quebec-based pharmaceutical company in a CBSA anti-dumping complaint.

Carbon Steel Welded Pipe, CSWP3 2018 IN, assisting a Turkish steel company in a CBSA anti-dumping investigation.

Haye v. Toronto Poly Clinic Inc., 2023 HRTO 876, successfully defeated a human rights complaint against a medical clinic based on a jurisdictional issue.

Nitisinone Capsules, 2019 CanLII 110857 (CA CITT), assisting a Quebec-based pharmaceutical company in a CBSA anti-dumping complaint.

Nitisinone Capsules, 2018 CanLII 146739 (CA CITT), assisting a Quebec-based pharmaceutical company in a CBSA anti-dumping complaint.

Corrosion Resistant Steel Sheet, COR 2018 IN, assisting a Korean steel company in a CBSA anti-dumping investigation.

International Trade Decisions

Certain Steel Goods, GC-2018-001 , representing a Korean Steel company in the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Safeguards Inquiry.
Nitisinone Capsules, NIT 2018 IN, assisting a Quebec-based pharmaceutical company in a CBSA anti-dumping complaint.
Corrosion Resistant Steel Sheet, COR 2018 IN, assisting a Korean steel company in a CBSA anti-dumping investigation.
Carbon Steel Welded Pipe, CSWP3 2018 IN, assisting a Turkish steel company in a CBSA anti-dumping investigation

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Miranda Desa – Desa Law

Miranda is a lawyer and strategist focused on efficiency and results. She is a creative problem solver and has extensive experience representing clients inside and outside the courtroom to achieve a wide range of goals, often in new and untested areas of law. Miranda has acted for clients at all levels of court in Ontario and is experienced in dealing with the media on high-profile matters.

Miranda specializes in civil litigation. She assists businesses and individuals with disputes about business law, contract law, employment law and personal injury. She is known for her ability to move matters to early resolution as well as her willingness to take a matter all the way to trial, if it is in her client’s best interest..

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Justin Robinson – JHR Law

Toronto lawyer Justin James Robinson is an experienced commercial litigation lawyer, professional negligence lawyer, regulatory and disciplinary lawyer, and personal injury lawyer, specializing in denied disability claims and catastrophic, life-changing accidents.

He understands and respects that people’s legal problems are real, stressful, and potentially life-changing—and not for the better.

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