About Dale Orlando

In 1991, Dale graduated with a B.A. in Economics from McMaster University and in 1994 went on to obtain his law degree from the University of Western Ontario.

Dale founded McLeish Orlando along with John McLeish in 1999. Since that time, the firm has worked exclusively in the area of personal injury/wrongful death litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. McLeish Orlando has been recognized as one of Canada’s top 10 personal injury law firms as voted on by other lawyers in the bi-annual Canadian Lawyer Magazine survey.

He is a Past President of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Advocates’ Society. Dale is Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Most recently, Dale has been selected by his peers as “Most Frequently Recommended” in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and listed each year in the Best Lawyers in Canada Registry since 2010.

Dale’s practice is dedicated exclusively to personal injury and wrongful death cases, acting on behalf of injured people and their family members. He finds that it is the most fulfilling and rewarding type of work that you can do as a lawyer.


  • University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, London, Ontario, Canada
    • Bachelor of Laws – 1994
  • McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1991
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1996