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Paula Dadd

Tel: 416 777 5442  Fax: 1 888 732 6512
Email: pdadd@torkinmanes.com

After graduating from Centennial College with Honours in 1978, Paula joined Torkin Manes working primarily with senior litigation counsel and founding partner, Ronald D. Manes.

Paula has been credited with designing many of the forms which appear in Manes Organized Advocacy, A Manual for Litigation Practitioners, originally published by Carswell in 1983. 

Paula is currently a senior law clerk in the firm’s Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Groups.  She has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including assisting in the management of complex and catastrophic medical negligence, personal injury and occupiers’ liability matters.  Paula’s involvement includes conducting investigations and analyzing medical documentation, documentary discovery and production, witness interviews and liaising with medical professionals and expert witnesses.  She has also played an integral role in the preparation of numerous trials, appeals and assessments at all levels, including the Supreme Court of Canada. 

  • OTLA (Ontario Trial Lawyers Association) Distinguished Law Clerk Award, 2017
  • Tavern Liability: Not Just the Alcohol

    2014 Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Fall Conference (Law Clerk Division)

  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Law Clerks Section
  • Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)
  • Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST)
  • Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCIO)

Services

Education

  • Office Administration – Legal, Centennial College, 1978