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Publisher and Editor-in-Chief
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John is responsible for the overall content and social media strategy of The Lawyer's Daily. He brings more than 22 years of journalism, online content and digital communications experience to the role as an editor and reporter in the U.K. and Canada, specializing in technology and business. He most recently worked for the WSIB as manager, digital communications and also runs a digital consultancy called Herb Communications. He has won two awards for digital work in the education space.
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Matthew completed his undergraduate degree at Western University, where he was awarded the Gold Medal in criminology for highest standing in the program. He completed his LL.B. at the University of Ottawa, where he worked as an editor and board member of the Ottawa Law Review. Prior to joining The Lawyers Weekly in 2011, Matthew completed a placement with the Canadian Bar Association’s Young Lawyers International Program where he worked with the Impact Litigation Unit operating out of Legal Aid South Africa’s Johannesburg office.
Telephone: 437-828-6772 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard joined the editorial team in 2013 as the Focus editor. He studied journalism at Humber College and has been a professional journalist for over 40 years, working as a reporter and editor for publications as diverse as The Ottawa Citizen, Canadian Security Magazine, Readers Digest and The Financial Post Magazine. He has published six books. Richard is responsible for these areas of practice: Wills, Trusts & Estates; Civil Litigation; Immigration; In-House Counsel; Business Law.
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Since 1987, Peter has worked for publications including Financial Post Magazine, Chatelaine, Today's Trucking, Toronto Sun and Harrowsmith Country Life in various roles from Editor-in-Chief to Senior Editor to Columnist. His journalism career has landed him the Governor General Roland Michener Award for Meritorious Public Service Journalism and several Kenneth R. Wilson business journalism awards. In 2014, his blog Pete's Blog & Grille was named best business blog in Canada by the Canadian Online Publishing Awards. Peter is responsible for these areas of practice: Natural Resources; Criminal; Labour & Employment; Intellectual Property; Real Estate.
Telephone: 905-415-5811 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yvette Trancoso-Barrett has a B.A. in English from York University and has taken courses in magazine publishing at Ryerson University. Her creative writing has gained her acceptance into the Humber School for Writers summer workshop and participation in Diaspora Dialogues Mentoring Program for writers. She has more than 15 years experience as an associate editor for accounting publications CAmagazine and CPA Magazine, and has written for an event marketing blog. Yvette is responsible for these areas of practice: Family Law; Insurance; Personal Injury; Tax.
Ottawa Bureau Chief
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Cristin was with The Lawyers Weekly in both editing and reporting roles since its inception and opened the newspaper's Ottawa bureau in 1988. She covers the Supreme Court of Canada, Parliament, and the gamut of law, including family law. She also regularly writes on legal issues for the general media and U.S. media, and reported from Kosovo and Afghanistan during those armed conflicts. She is a member, and former president, of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery.
Telephone: 647-776-6687 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Amanda has worked as a freelance journalist for a number of years in Toronto, Ontario, but her stories have appeared in publications all over the world. Her writing has been featured in the National Post, Yahoo Canada News, Metroland Media outlets, and Praxis English. Covering everything from features to finance, Amanda draws from a wide range of interests to inform her reporting. Her writing background also includes corporate communications as she worked in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto for five years as a communications liaison.
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Prior to joining The Lawyer's Daily, Ian worked as a journalist with the Metroland Media-owned Mirror newspaper in Midland, Ontario, covering the southern Georgian Bay area. Before making the transition to journalism, Ian worked throughout municipal, and provincial governments. He holds a diploma in journalism from Humber College, a B.A. in Political Science from McMaster University, and an M.A. in Public Administration from Carleton University.
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Terry has been in print journalism since graduating from Ryerson University in 2007. Both while still in school and since graduating, he has enjoyed writing news and features for the National Post, the Toronto Star, The Chinese News Group, New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal and, most recently, the Toronto Sun.
Telephone: 905-776-6739 | E-mail: email@example.com
John handles staff-written news articles and submissions from lawyers and accountants. He has been with The Lawyers Weekly since February 2016. He spent more than two decades as an editor, reporter, layout editor and assistant sports editor for the Toronto Star and before that as a copy editor with the Palm Beach Post news desk. At the Star he covered such events as the Queen’s Plate and Kentucky Derby.
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