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EDUCATION: L.L.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, B.A., Carleton University
BAR ADMISSION: The Law Society of Ontario (LSO) – 1980

Jack Fitch brings over 40 years of litigation experience to Lamont Law. Certified as a specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Ontario since 1993, Jack has been frequently recognized by Lexpert as a leader in commercial insurance and personal injury litigation, and has also been ranked as a distinguished lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell. Jack has been named one of the top 100 litigation lawyers in Canada by the Globe and Mail. In 2017, Jack was recognized by the Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association for his contribution to the defence of personal injury cases.

Jack has extensive experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in serious personal injury lawsuits in Hamilton and Greater Toronto Area, including many sexual abuse claims. He has represented clients in matters before all of the civil courts in Ontario and the Superior Court Trial Division in the Province of Nova Scotia, has conducted many trials both before Judges alone and before Jury’s, and has frequently appeared in the Ontario Court of Appeal. Jack has also successfully defended several applications for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Many of Jack’s cases have been widely reported both in the law journals and the public press. Jack has acted in estate and commercial cases as well as personal injury and a wide variety of insurance cases. He has also appeared before many administrative boards and tribunals including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, the License Appeals Tribunal of Ontario, the Law Society of Ontario Discipline Committee, the Real Estate Commission of Ontario Discipline Committee, the Discipline Committee of the Toronto Real Estate Board, the Liquor Licence Board and the Toronto Historical Board.

A frequent speaker at continuing education programs for other lawyers, Jack has also played a key role in organizing the following conferences: Institutional Liability for Sexual Assault Legal Foundation of Liability 2001, Institutional Liability for Sexual Assault Mediation and Conciliation 2000, Law Society of Upper Canada First Party Benefits, Medico-Legal Society of Toronto Medical Legal Report Writing and Law Society of Upper Canada Small Claims Court Costs Awards.

Jack has completed courses in advanced mediation skills and is an experienced commercial and insurance mediator. In 1995, Jack was retained to assist in the design and implementation of an alternative dispute program created to address claims of sexual and physical abuse arising from the operation of a training school. Through that program and related civil actions which Jack has defended, over 600 claims of abuse have been resolved. Jack has been involved in the development of alternative dispute mechanisms in other mass tort cases.

Jack is available to provide counsel services including attendance at mediations, pretrials, trials and appeals or to serve as a mediator in complex civil claims.

Have you or a loved one been seriously injured through no fault of your own? Call our personal injury attorneys today for your free consultation.

Specialization Is Our Law Firm’s Strength. More Personal injury Experience, More Results.

By choosing Lamont Law to represent you, you’ll benefit from our focus on personal injury cases, accident benefits, car and motor vehicle accidents, dog attacks, slip and falls, medical negligence, nursing home negligence, wrongful death claims, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, long-term disability denials, and so much more. Our Hamilton law firm is comprised of a collaborative and compassionate team who listens – and then takes action.