Greg Monforton – Co-Founding Partner

Greg Monforton

Greg Monforton

Co-Founding Partner

Practice 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 firm’s team of trial lawyers.

Contact me at (866) 320-4770

Awards & Accolades

    • Elected a Bencher of the Law Society of Ontario (Regional Bencher for Southwest Ontario) for a four-year term beginning on May 25, 2023
    • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) 2019 Celebration of the Personal Injury Bar, Plaintiff Bar Award
    • 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)
    • Law Society of Ontario Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation (fewer than 2% of all Ontario lawyers have this important designation)
    • LEXPERT Directory leading practitioner in the area of Personal Injury Law (included every year since 2006)
    • Best Lawyers in Canada (included 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
      • Conference Co-Chair – OTLA Spring 2016 CLE May 26-27, 2016: “From Ordinary to Epic: Crossing the Critical Gap between Competence and Mastery”
      • OTLA Advanced Trial Series Webinar May 9, 2017: “Preparing your Client to Testify at Trial”
      • 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
      • Candidate for Good Governance Coalition – Law Society of Ontario

Community Involvement

      • Windsor-Essex County Mental Health Association – Former 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