Focus On

Neinstein's Pacheco wins Women's Caucus Award

Monday, June 12, 2017 @ 11:23 AM | By John Chunn

Neinstein Personal Injury LawyersDaniela M. Pacheco was recently presented the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s (OTLA) Women’s Caucus Award.

The Women’s Caucus Award is presented each year to a female OTLA lawyer who has demonstrated leadership in the organization, promoted retention and advancement of women in law, mentored other women and supported other female members.

Pacheco is a member of Neinstein's medical malpractice group and has experience in all areas of plaintiff-side medical malpractice and traumatic injury litigation. She has appeared before Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice and Court of Appeal, and acted as counsel in complex medical malpractice suits addressing such issues as misdiagnosis of brain abscesses; late diagnosis of colon cancer; late diagnosis of breast cancer; and surgical negligence.

Prior to joining Neinstein, Pacheco earned a bachelor of science degree at the University of Toronto and a juris doctor at Osgoode Hall Law School.

While in law school, she acted as a case worker at Parkdale Community Legal Services in downtown Toronto.

Pacheco is chair of the Women’s Caucus and an active member of the Women’s Law Association of Ontario and is a regular contributor to the OTLA’s Medical Malpractice Newsletter. She is also a member of The Advocates’ Society, the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, the Ontario Bar Association and the Toronto Lawyers Association.