Dina Mejalli - Partner

Dina Mejalli

Dina Mejalli

Partner


Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accident Injury, Slip & Fall, Medical Malpractice, Disability Benefits


Dina is a Partner at Greg Monforton and Partners and focuses primarily on representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases, including those who have been injured in motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, medical malpractice as well as individuals that have been denied disability benefits.

Ms. Mejalli has represented clients before the Superior Court of Justice, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.

Dina has also been active with a number of organizations within her community. She currently supervises law students volunteering with Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women through Pro Bono Students Canada and is a member of the Annual Windsor Lawyers Feed the Hungry Bowl-a-Thon Committee.

Contact me at (866) 320-4770

Memberships, Appointments & Associations

  • Essex Law Association
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • University of WindsorSessional Instructor
  • Pro Bono Students Canada Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women
  • Annual Windsor Lawyers Feed the Hungry Bowl-a-Thon Committee Member
  • Organization of Counsel of Children's Aid Societies Past Executive Member

Awards

  • Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, Law Society of Upper Canada, awarded to the 25 students attaining the highest grades in the Bar Admission Course
  • S.J. Birnbaum Q.C. Scholarship, Law Society of Upper Canada, awarded for attaining the third highest grade in the bar admission estate planning course
  • Sutts, Strosberg LLP Award, University of Windsor, awarded for attaining the highest grade in labour law
  • Newton Rowell Law Scholarship, University of Windsor, awarded for academic excellence and commitment to the public service

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Ontario Bar, 2005

Education

  • University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, 2004

Publications & Decisions

  • Author of Paper on Settlements & Tax Issues: Important Implications (Paper presented to the OTLA LTD Conference (May 26, 2017))
  • Presenter on topic of June 1, 2016 Changes to the SABS and the Definition of “Catastrophic Impairment" (Presented at Conference on SABS 2016: The Only Constant in Life is Change (September 29, 2016))
  • Author of Paper on Things You Don’t Want to Miss When Settling LTD Cases (Paper presented to the OTLA 2016 Spring Conference (May 26-27, 2016))
  • Chair of OTLA Webinar on Tips for New Lawyers: Choosing the Client and Keeping Them (September 16, 2015)
  • Author of Paper on Top 10 Cases Affecting your MVA Claims (Paper presented to the OTLA 2015 Spring Conference (May 21-22, 2015))
  • Chair of OTLA Webinar on Tips for New Lawyers: Conducting an Examination for Discovery (May 5, 2015)
  • Successfully defended an appeal and obtained costs against the defendants who sought to have an Order of a Master set aside in the reported decision of Coleman v. Neagu, 2014 ONSC 6331
  • Author of Paper on Defining Catastrophic Impairment: Advanced Research in SABS (Paper presented to the OTLA 2011 Spring Conference, 26 May 2011)
  • Defended a motion brought by the defendants to strike the plaintiffs Statement of Claim and was successful in having same dismissed in the reported decision of Bolyantu v The Attorney General of Canada, 2011 ONSC 2397
  • Successfully argued that an injured party was not prohibited from commencing a civil action for damages by virtue of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (Ontario) in the reported decision of Davies v Aviva Canada Inc., 2011 ONWSIAT 981, Decision No. 147/11