Boards & Tribunals / Administrative Law
The rights of persons with capacity issues are often at issue before Boards and Tribunals as well. I can represent individuals before a number of boards and tribunals including:
- Consent & Capacity Board
- Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
- Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
I will accept legal aid certificates for representation before a Board or Tribunal.
Examples of Experience in Administrative Law:
ADJUDICATION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES, CERTIFICATE EARNED
Ed Montigny obtained his Certificate in Adjudication for Administrative Agencies, Boards and Tribunals.
– Offered by Osgoode Hall Law School, Professional Development and SOAR (Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators)
TRIBUNAL EXPERIENCE - TORONTO LICENSING TRIBUNAL
I am proud to report that as of March 27, 2019, I have been appointed as an adjudicator for the Toronto Licensing Tribunal.
The Tribunal is a quasi-judicial body consisting of seven members chosen by the City of Toronto Council for a 4-year term. The Tribunal has the authority to approve or refuse the issuance of a license, approval or refuse the renewal of a license, place conditions on a license or suspend or revoke a license. In making a decision, the Tribunal has to balance the protection of the public interest with the licensee’s need to make a living.
ARTICLING AT DIVISIONAL COURT
JUDICIAL LAW CLERK, SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE, Divisional Court (2003-04)
Assisted judges with applications for judicial review, statutory and civil appeals, researched memoranda of law focusing on administrative, constitutional and public law.
The Divisional Court is an appellate level court that hears appeals and judicial review of decisions made by various Boards and Tribunals.
TEACHING ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
HUMBER COLLEGE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: Paralegal and Court & Tribunal Agent Program (2005-06)
Taught courses on Professional Conduct and Authorized Practice as well as Administrative Law/Boards and Tribunals.
VOLUNTEER WORK AT ONTARIO BAR ASSOCIATION
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW SECTION (Chair 2011-13)
I joined the executive in 2007 and became Chair in 2011. Executive members organize continuing legal education (CLE) programs, prepare submissions and commentary on provincial legislation, court procedures and the law society policy.