CREDENTIALS MATTER

When you or someone you love is injured, it is very important that when looking for a personal injury lawyer you validate their expertise in personal injury cases.

Personal injury cases are complex and require lawyers with experience and a proven track record to handle your case. Ensure that your lawyer has the credentials listed below. The designations below are granted to lawyers who are proven to be competent litigation trial lawyers.

The Certified Specialist designation is only awarded to select members of the Law Society who have maintained exemplary standards of professional practice. This earned designation speaks to quality in advocacy and actual Court experience. All three of McLeish Orlando’s Principal Partners John McLeish, Dale Orlando and Patrick Brown are recognized as Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation by Law Society of Ontario.

Lexpert, is a legal directory that independently ranks leading lawyers and leading law firms across Canada through an extensive annual, peer survey. McLeish Orlando Partners John McLeish, Dale Orlando and Patrick Brown are listed in the Personal Injury Practice Area as Most Frequently Recommended, the highest rating a lawyer can receive.

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected international peer-review publication in the legal profession. Lawyers who are recognized demonstrate a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. John McLeish, Dale Orlando, Patrick Brown, Salvatore Shaw and Rikin Morzaria have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada for Personal Injury Litigation.

Voted one of Canada’s Top Personal Injury Law Firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine, since the inception of the award in 2011.

Canadian Lawyer Magazine is an independent magazine, which conducts an online survey, alongside confidential interviews with the lawyers who refer work to and deal regularly with firms on the list. McLeish Orlando was ranked in the Top Personal Injury Boutiques for 2017-2018.

AV Preeminent is a significant peer-review rating. It’s a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank them at the highest level of professional excellence.

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. The first review to establish a lawyer’s rating usually occurs three years after his/her first admission to the bar.

John McLeish has received a 5 out of 5 AV Preeminent peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell

The American College of Trial Lawyers is recognized as the preeminent organization of trial lawyers in North America, Dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics and administration of justice. John McLeish is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Named to National Post’s listing of the Best Lawyers in Canada