Paul H. Portman obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Toronto and attended both Osgoode Hall Law School & the University of New Brunswick Law (Ludlow Hall), where he earned his Law Degree.
Mr. Portman has pursued every avenue available in law school and since by being an active participant in advocate societies. In that regard, he was the recipient of the New Brunswick Trial Lawyer’s Association Prize in Trial Advocacy. Since then he has continued to develop and demonstrate his skills in litigation with reported decisions at various levels of court, and has completed several trials and divisional court appeals.
Mr. Portman is also a part-time instructor of Family Law, Litigation and Employment Law at Seneca College in York Region, and is a Member of the Board of Directors for York Region Law Association. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Family Education Centre in Peel, and has been recognized for his research contributions and publications.
Paul brings a breadth of experience and understanding in various areas of law, but focuses on the areas of civil litigation, particularly family and employment law, corporate/commercial law and wills & estates. He most recently successfully completed the Certificate in Estate Law from Osgoode Professional Development and is now able to draft complex wills and manage more complex Estate Litigation.