Elliott Goldstein

Counsel to the Firm

Elliott Goldstein, B.A., J.D. is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada and has been practicing law in Ontario since 1988. Prior to that he was a member of the Bar of British Columbia (1984 to 1987).

Elliott Goldstein is a general litigator with years of experience handling a variety of cases. He practices estate litigation (including probating wills, guardianship, and Powers of Attorney), civil litigation (including employment law), corporate and commercial litigation (partnership and shareholder disputes) and mortgage remedies (collections and enforcement). In addition, he consults with the alarm and security industries on video surveillance and breaches of privacy.

In October 2009 Mr. Goldstein was appointed a Deputy Judge of the Ontario Small Claims Court and he presides, part-time, in the Central East Region of Ontario which includes Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Barrie, and Oshawa Small Claims Courts. This experience has helped make Elliott a better lawyer.

Elliott wrote one of the first articles ever published in Canada (in 1981-82), on the use of videotape to record and present evidence in civil and criminal courts. Since then, Mr. Goldstein has written and published over one hundred and forty magazine and journal articles and two books.

Elliott brings all of this experience to Epstein & Associates, as Counsel to the firm, where he is available for a free half-hour consultation. Mr. Goldstein takes carriage of his own files in addition to working with junior lawyers of the firm. Mr. Goldstein resides in Vaughan and is a member of the York Region Law Association.