Greg Monforton - Founder

Greg MonfortonPractice Areas: Personal Injury, Automotive Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Defective Products (Medical/Pharmaceutical)

Greg is a well-known trial lawyer and is known as a passionate, innovative and caring advocate for the catastrophically injured claimant.

Called to the bar in 1981, he immediately founded the firm now known as Greg Monforton & Partners.

Mr. Monforton's publication and lecture credentials highlight his extensive experience in the courtroom and in the practice of law generally, and he heads his firms team of trial lawyers.

Awards & Accolades

  • Law Society of Upper Canada Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation (fewer than 2% of all Ontario lawyers have this important designation)
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) Past President
    • His work with OTLA has centered largely on spearheading the drive to reform Ontario's automobile insurance laws (including authoring numerous submissions on the subject and meeting with various Ministries of the Ontario Government)
  • 2015 LEXPERT Directory leading practitioner in the area of Personal Injury Law, chosen for inclusion in this publication every year since 2006
  • 2017 Best Lawyers in Canada Member (peer selected every year since 2006)

Memberships, Appointments & Associations

Greg restricts his practice to representing persons who have lost their lives or suffered serious personal injuries due to the negligence of others. Typically his clients have been victims of car crashes, medical malpractice, unsafe premises, unsafe medical devices or unsafe pharmaceutical products.

  • Greg represented the family of murdered Windsor nurse Lori Dupont in both its civil action as well as at the Coroners Inquest. The Inquest jury's recommendations led to legislative amendments designed to provide new measures to prevent workplace harassment and violence
  • Greg was lawyer for a number of victims of the Nationair DC-8 airline crash at King Abel-Aziz International Airport in Jidda, Saudia Arabia
  • Advocates Society - Member
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ) - Member
  • Head Injury Association (Windsor-Essex County) - Former President
  • Editorial Advisory Board of the Law Times - Past Member
  • Author of a weekly newspaper column You and the Law which appeared in the Windsor Star for over 10 years

Community Involvement

  • Windsor-Essex County Mental Health Association - Board Member
  • Windsor-Essex Head Injury Association - Past President
  • Leonards Society of Canada - Board Member
  • University of Windsor Faculty of Law Moot Court Judge
  • Occasional guest lecturer at:
    • University of Windsor of Windsor Faculty of Law
    • St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology
    • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
    • .... local schools and service clubs on various legal topics

Publications / Speaking Engagements