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Jennifer T. Bruce

Associate

"I represent my clients with passion and diligence to deliver quality results."
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Bio

Jennifer Bruce joined the firm as an articling student in 2011. She became an associate with the firm upon her call to the Bar in 2012.

Jennifer practices Civil Litigation in our Hamilton office in the areas of personal injury, occupiers’ liability, wrongful dismissal, property damage and products liability. Jennifer works hard to deliver quality results. Having studied different languages and Linguistics over the years, Jennifer believes that effective use of language is a powerful tool to passionately represent her clients.

She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Hamilton Law Association, the Lincoln County Law Association, the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association.

Jennifer graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a B.A. in French and Linguistics in 2007 before earning a LL.B from the University of Ottawa in 2010.

Education

  • LL.B., University of Ottawa, 2010
  • B.A., French Language and Literature and Linguistics, University of New Brunswick, 2007

Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Hamilton Law Association
  • Lincoln County Law Association
  • Advocates Society

Decisions

Apr
21
2016

Foniciello v. Bendall

BLAWG Posts

Feb
06
2017

S.C.C. addresses the deductibility of future CPP disability benefits from SEF 44 payments

Many thanks to Jennifer Bruce for preparing the following note about the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Sabean v. Portage la Prairie Mutual Insurance Company released on January 27th, 2017, which I have lightly edited: The S.C.C. released ......

Feb
06
2017

Ont. Super. Ct. dismisses a motion to set aside a Registrar's dismissal order, and addresses the philosophy behind the new Rule 48.14 while doing so

Many thanks to Jennifer Bruce for the following case note which I have lightly edited: In Marrello v Naccarato, Ontario Superior Court Justice MacLeod dealt with a motion to set aside a Registrar’s dismissal order dated February 3, 2014.&nb......

Feb
06
2017

Ont. Super. Ct. declines to order the defendant to re-attend for further discovery, but does order various refusals, including on post-incident changes, answered

Many thanks to Jennifer Bruce for the following case note, which I have lightly edited: In Sutherland v. SAH and Booth, a medical malpractice action, the plaintiffs brought a motion for an order to compel the defendant to answer questions refused......

Dec
12
2016

Ont. Super. Ct. dismisses plaintiffs' motion to add defendants and to amend the statement of claim in an occupiers' liability/product liability action

Many thanks to Jennifer Bruce for her note about the 22-page decision of Ontario Superior Court Justice Emery in Fontanilla v. Thermo Cool Mechanical in which His Honour dismissed the plaintiffs' motion to add parties after the limitation period i......

Dec
12
2016

Ont. Super. Ct. finds City of Hamilton 50% liable for failure to re-paint a faded stop line, and defendant driver 50% liable for pulling into the intersection without checking that it was safe to do so

Many thanks to Jennifer Bruce for her note about Ontario Superior Court Justice Skarica's 98-page decision on liability in the motor vehicle accident action of Chiocchio v. Ellis, which involved municipal liability regarding road maintenance. Jen......

Dec
12
2016

Ont. Super. Ct. rejects argument that the costs guidelines issued by the Costs Subcommittee of the Civil Rules Committee in 2005 should be applied

Many thanks to Jennifer Bruce who prepared this note about Ontario Superior Court Justice Faieta's decision in Construction Distribution & Supply Co. v. King Packaged Materials on the hourly rates recoverable when fixing costs in which he appl......

Sep
10
2016

Jennifer Bruce succeeds on two of three issues on document production motion in mva action

Congratulations to our very own Jennifer Bruce in being successful on two of the three document production requests on a motion before Ontario Superior Court Justice George in Phul v. Georgian Bay Transport Inc., a motor vehicle tort action in whi......

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