Joseph Cescon is dedicated and creative; his talent for putting a case together for his clients is unparalleled.
- Consistently ranked as one of the Top Ten Personal Injury Boutique law firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.
- Lexpert® ranked law firm, based on extensive peer review process.
- McLeish Orlando is a recognized leader in wrongful death and personal injury law, exclusively representing individuals who have suffered serious personal injury or have lost a loved one through the negligence of others.
About Joseph Cescon
Joseph is a partner of McLeish Orlando Lawyers and has dedicated his practice exclusively to working for injured clients and their families. He has handled a wide variety of personal injury cases, for people of all ages, and has the experience and dedication required to achieve a successful outcome, no matter how complex the case. A passionate advocate, Joseph strives to assist his clients in their recovery and in the pursuit of their goals.
In addition to cases arising from negligence relating to the operation of vehicles, Joseph acts for plaintiffs injured as a result of the negligence of: commercial and social hosts, sports facilities and instructors, medical professionals, corporations, and municipalities. Joseph regularly represents clients before the Licence Appeal Tribunal regarding Statutory Accident Benefits disputes.
Joseph is a Board Member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. He has lectured at conferences held by The Law Society of Ontario, The Ontario Bar Association and The Medicolegal Society of Toronto, among others. He is a co-author of the The Oatley – McLeish Guide to Personal Injury Practice in Motor Vehicle Cases. Joseph is a long time Board member of the Brain Injury Association of Waterloo Wellington.
Practicing Law since 2009, after graduating from Kings College, Dalhousie and Western Universities, Joseph has been recognized as one to watch by Lexpert Rising Stars 2020: Leading Lawyers Under 40 Awards and by Best Lawyers in 2022.
Known for his ability to empathize with his clients and their family members, Joseph will patiently guide you through the legal process with efficiency and compassion. He will work with you and your rehabilitation team to secure your future. When your case is resolved, Joseph will remain available to answer any questions you may have.
Outside of the office, Joseph and his wife’s world revolves around their daughter and son. He is an avid cyclist, an outdoors enthusiast, and a frequent volunteer.
- University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law
- Dalhousie University
A. – 2005
Major: Philosophy and Contemporary Studies
- University of King’s College – 2005
- Ontario, 2009
Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of Waterloo Wellington since 2013.