Dec
14

Congratulations to our Partner, Llana Nakonechny, who was appointed to the bench!

The partners of Dickson Appell LLP are thrilled to announce that, on December 13, 2018, our esteemed colleague Llana Nakonechny was appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice by the federal justice minister, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould. Llana will be replacing Justice F.P. Kiteley, who is elected to become a supernumerary judge. Llana began her distinguished legal career with her articles in the Ottawa firm of Aiken Greenberg and continued in Toronto at Lang Michener. In 1999, she joined…

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Jul
30
A brief walk-through of Mental Health Law

A brief walk-through of Mental Health Law

At a time like this, when our city witnesses the grave fallout of mental illness, people look for answers and explanations. Below is an overview of mental health law to help explain the system, as imperfect as it is. The Basic Premise Mental health law is based on the premise that everyone is capable to make their own health treatment decisions. ¬†There is no age limit as to when a person can assert their own choice about treatment, thus even…

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