Certified Specialist In Civil Litigation

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. McLeish Orlando Lawyers Dale Orlando, Patrick Brown, and John McLeish are recognized as Certified Specialists in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Ontario.


2024 Lexpert Ranked Law Firm

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

Recognized By Best Lawyers 2022

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. Dale Orlando, Patrick Brown, John McLeish, Salvatore Shaw, and Lindsay Charles have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada™ for Personal Injury Litigation. Additionally, Nick Todorovic has been included in the 2022 edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for his work in Personal Injury Law.

Voted by Canadian Lawyer Magazine 2023

Consistently voted one of Canada’s Top 10 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.

AV Preeminent Ratings

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 and Patrick Brown have received a 5 out of 5 AV Preeminent peer review ratings by Martindale-Hubbell.

Recognized By Globe and Mail

McLeish Orlando is honored to be recognized by the Globe and Mail as one of Canada’s Best Law Firms.

“The Globe and Mail partnered with Statista to determine which law firms in Canada are held in the highest esteem by their colleagues. From corporate to cannabis law, these results reflect the 200 firms that received the highest number of recommendations from others in their field.” – theglobeandmail.com


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