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Christopher M. Schiffmann | Lawyer

Phone – 416-780-1600, Ext.224
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Chris’ law practice is devoted exclusively to personal injury. He represents people who have been seriously injured, people claiming disability benefits from their insurers and the family members of people who have lost a loved one.

Chris received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from York University in 1997. He received his Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000 and his Masters of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2008.

Chris has appeared as counsel before various levels of Ontario Courts, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, the Canadian Pension Plan Review Tribunal and the Ontario Disability Support Program Appeals Tribunal.

Chris has been asked by the Ontario Trial Lawyer Association and the Canadian Defense Lawyers to lecture at continuing legal education programs. He has spoken on topics including trial advocacy, case preparation and litigation strategy and other matters related to actions for personal injury and wrongful death. Chris has also regularly been asked to be a Judge for Sheridan College’s Paralegal Program moot trials.

Before entering law school, Chris volunteered to serve in the Canadian Armed Forces. As a former Infantry Officer and Platoon Commander, having received his Queen’s Commission in September 1997, Chris brings a tough, principled and calculated strategy to the practice of law.

Chris was one of the first to volunteer with OTLA’s Trial Lawyers for Veterans Program. He donates his time and legal experience to help wounded Canadian Forces Members access the rehabilitation benefits and assistance they have earned.

Chris is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Ontario Bar Association’s Insurance Law Section, the Advocates Society as well as the Executive Committee of the 48th Highlanders of Canada Officers’ Association.

In his spare time Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.