John Hopkins

John Hopkins

Senior Counsel

EMAIL: jhopkins@lcwlawyers.com
PHONE : 905-356-2621, ext. 767

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

YMCA Niagara

Niagara Falls Community Centre

Rotary International

Niagara Falls Hospital Foundation

Niagara health Service Regional Foundation

John Hopkins is a native of Niagara Falls and attended local elementary and secondary schools.  He is a graduate of Queen's University (B.A. Honours) and the University of Toronto (LL.B.), called to the Bar in 1971 and Member of The Canadian Bar Association.

His recent community involvements include serving as a Director of the Y.M.C.A. of the Niagara Region, a member of the fundraising team for the new Niagara Falls Community Centre, and a member of Rotary International, an international service organization. John has also volunteered for the Niagara Falls Hospital Foundation and the Niagara Health Service Regional Foundation

John's areas of practice include corporate and commercial law, real estate, wills, and estates, commercial and general litigation and family law.  His practice includes private business as well as public sector clients.

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    Gary Black

    Gary Black


    Associate

    EMAIL: gblack@lcwlawyers.com
    PHONE : 905-346-0734

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

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      Bruce Smith

      Bruce Smith

      Associate

      EMAIL: bsmith@lcwlawyers.com
      PHONE : 555-555-5555

      PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

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        John Broderick

        John Broderick 


        Senior Counsel 

        EMAIL: jbroderick@lcwlawyers.com
        PHONE : 905-356-2621, ext. 765

        PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

        Welland County Law Association

        Niagara Falls Bar Association

        Canadian Bar Association

        After serving in World War II as a pilot, John completed his education at St. Michael's College in Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School. In 1968 he was appointed Queens Counsel. In 1991 he was among the first lawyers to receive the prestigious Law Society Medal.

        John has a full practice which he attacks with great enthusiasm.  He has been part of the United Way Campaign Team for numerous years.

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          Marc DiGirolamo

          Marc DiGirolamo


          Partner

          EMAIL: mdigirolamo@lcwlawyers.com
          PHONE : 905-346-0770

          PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

          Welland County Law Association

          Niagara Falls Bar Association

          Canadian Bar Association

          Ontario Bar Association

          Law Society of Ontario

          Marc was raised in the Niagara Region. He is a graduate of Brock University in Political Science (B.A. Honours) and the University of Ottawa (LL.B. Cum Laude). He was called to the Bar in 2003.

          Marc has been active in the community and his recent involvements include coaching youth sports and is an avid golfer.

          He represents clients in all aspects of business transactions competently and takes a reasonable approach to solving problems.

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            Kevin Robins

            Kevin Robins


            Partner

            EMAIL: krobins@lcwlawyers.com
            PHONE : 905-346-0741

            PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

            Member - Law Society of Upper Canada

            Member - Lincoln County Law Association

            Panellist at a Provincial Judges’ Conference regarding Family Law.

            Member - Niagara Collaborative Law Group

            Kevin, a partner at LCW, attended Brock University and obtained his law Degree from Queens University. He was called to the Bar in 1984 where he then went on to practice law in St. Catharines. Kevin’s practice is largely in the area of wills and estates and residential real estate.

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              George Kirkham

              George Kirkham


              Senior Counsel

              EMAIL: gkirkham@lcwlawyers.com
              PHONE : 905-346-0768

              PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

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              George obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario at London in 1973 and his Bachelor of Law from the University of Toronto in 1976. He was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1978 and has practiced law in the City of Niagara Falls, Ontario since that time.

               

              George’s focus is in the area of general family practice. This includes divorce, separation, custody and access, division of property and related matters. Associated with this family practice are services in the areas of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Estates and residential real estate.

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                Robert Welch

                Robert Welch


                Senior Counsel

                EMAIL: rwelch@lcwlawyers.com
                PHONE : 905-346-0786

                PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

                Member – Law Society of Ontario

                Member - Lincoln County Law Association, President - Former Director 1995-1998

                Member of Board of Trustees - Brock University 2020 - present

                Director, United Way of St. Catharines and District, 2008-2014

                Director, Niagara Community Foundation, 2009-2015 (Chair, Community Leadership Committee)

                Director-YMCA Niagara, 1999-2008 (Chair, Board of Trustees, 2004 – 2006).

                Candidate for Mayor of the City of St. Catharines, 2006

                Member, Rotary Club of St. Catharines South since 1985 (President 2003-2004)

                Councillor – Regional Municipality of Niagara, 1985-1994 (Candidate for Regional Chair 1991)

                Chair, Hospital Restructuring Steering Committee, Niagara District Health Council, 1996-1997

                Candidate for Member of Ontario Legislative Assembly, 1990

                Member – Board of Management, St. Catharines Historical Museum, 1982- 1988 (Chairman, 1987)

                President – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Society of Canada, 1984-1986

                Member – Board of Directors, Family & Children’s Services of the Niagara Region, 1985-1988

                Board Member – St. Catharines Downtown Association, 1988-1995

                Rob is a senior counsel of LCW who focuses his practice on Residential Real Estate, Wills & Powers of Attorney, and Estates. Rob obtained his undergraduate degree as well as a Master of Arts from Queen’s University in Kingston,.and then his LL.B. from the University of Toronto. Rob was called to the Ontario Bar in 1982. Rob is a big contributor to the community building strong professional relationships.

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                  Harry Korosis

                  Harry Korosis


                  Senior Partner

                  EMAIL: hkorosis@lcwlawyers.com
                  PHONE : 905-346-0799

                  PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

                  Law Society of Ontario – Member

                  Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce – Member, Honourary Solicitor & Director

                  Folk Arts Multicultural Center – Member & Past Director

                  Greek Community of Niagara – Member & Past Director

                  Niagara Greek Festival – Member of Founding and Organizing Committees

                  Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority – Member of Public Advisory Committee

                  Recipient of Business Link Newspaper’s “Top 40 Under Forty Achievement Award”

                  Harry is a Senior Partner at LCW whose practice covers a broad range of business law and commercial litigation matters. Since his 2001 Call to the Bar, Harry has provided creative and sound legal advice to individual, business and institutional clients.

                  Harry has extensive court experience having appeared before various administrative tribunals and all levels of Ontario Courts. Harry received his Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University and his B.A. (Hons) from Brock University.

                  Harry takes great pride in providing superior client and results oriented service – contact him today for your legal needs.

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                    Yaroslav Diduch

                    Yaroslav Diduch


                    Partner

                    EMAIL: ydiduch@lcwlawyers.com
                    PHONE : 905-346-0718

                    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

                    Member – Law Society of Upper Canada

                    Member – Lincoln County Law Association

                    Member – Welland County Law Association

                    Distress Centre Niagara – Board President

                    FACS Niagara Foundation – Board Treasurer

                    St. George’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Board Member / Auditor

                    Yaroslav is a Partner of the firm who focuses his practice on matters of family law, real estate, and wills and estate. He completed both an undergrad and a masters degree in Political Science at Brock University, obtained his LL.B at the University of Ottawa and received his call to the bar in 2010. Since his call to the bar Yaroslav has a commitment to clients and proven his ability to drive optimal results.

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