Jennifer E. Bezaire – Managing Partner

Jennifer E. Bezaire

Managing Partner

Practice Areas: Car Accidents, Statutory Accident Benefits, Slip & Fall, Medical Malpractice

Jennifer joined Greg Monforton & Partners as an associate lawyer in 2004 and became a full partner of the firm in 2013.

Jen’s practice focuses primarily on representing persons injured in car crashes, slip & falls and medical malpractice. She has extensive experience in catastrophic injury claims and statutory accident benefits.

Jen is also active in the community. She teaches automobile insurance law to upper year law students at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law and is co-chair of the Windsor Civil Bench and Bar Committee.

In 2018, Jen was elected to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) and is currently a member of OTLA’s Executive. Through her work with OTLA, Jen has been involved in numerous submissions to, and consultations with, the Ontario Government, the License Appeal Tribunal and the Civil Rules Committee.

In July 2021, Jen was honoured to be appointed to the Ontario Civil Rules Committee by the Honourable Geoffrey B. Morawetz, Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice.

Before joining Greg Monforton & Partners, Jen articled and was an associate lawyer at Fraser, Milner, Casgrain LLP (now Dentons LLP) in Toronto. While in Toronto, Jen’s practice was primarily focused on corporate/commercial litigation and insurance defence litigation.

Jen is an extremely organized and caring lawyer who works hard to ensure her clients receive the compensation they deserve in a fast and efficient manner.

Contact me at (866) 320-4770

Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2022-2023
    • Best Lawyers in Canada, Personal Injury Litigation
  • 2021
    • Dean Edgell Award, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2021, 2023
    • Lexpert Directory leading practitioner in the area of Personal Injury Law
  • 2019
    • Biz X Magazine, Award for ‘The Injury Lawyer It Doesn’t Hurt to Hire’
  • 2010
    • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts Program on Negotiation
  • 2004
    • Osgoode Hall Law School Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
  • 2001-2002
    • Ranked third in Law III
  • 1999-2000
    • Ranked first in Law II awarded the Board of Governors Medal
    • CCH prize for Legal Writing
    • Essex Law Association Centennial Scholarship
    • Harold G. Fox Bursary
    • Cars well Prize
    • Award for Highest Grade in Wills
  • 1998-1999
    • Ranked first in Law I awarded the Board of Governors Medal
    • University of Windsor Presidents Roll
    • Blake, Cassels & Graydon Law I Entrance Scholarship
  • 1997-1998
    • University of Windsor Executive Deans List
    • University of Windsor In-Course Scholarship
  • 1996-1997
    • University of Windsor Executive Deans List

Memberships, Appointments & Associations

  • Commencing Sept 2021: Civil Rules Committee (appointed by the Honourable Mr.  Justice Morawetz pursuant to s. 65(2)(j) of the Courts of Justice Act)
  • 2021 to present: Co-chair Civil Bench & Bar Committee, Essex Law Association
  • 2018 to present: Board of Directors, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member of the Executive (2020 to present)
    • Chair of Practice Direction, License Appeal Tribunal and Modernization Committees (2020 to present)
  • 2012 to present: Member, The Advocates Society
  • 2005 to present: Member, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2004 to present: Member, Essex Law Association

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • 2002 Law Society of Ontario

Speaking Engagements

  • January 2021: Presenter, Accident Benefit Update, Advocates Society Tricks of the Trade Conference
  • March 2021: Presenter, ABC’s of Legal Capacity, OTLA Webinar
  • April 2020: Presenter, The GOS-E: Challenges and Evidence to Establish Catastrophic Impairment, OTLA Webinar
  • October 2019: Co-Chair and Moderator of Panel Discussion regarding the LAT, OTLA Fall Conference
  • May 2019: Presenter, Diminished Capacity:  Counsel’s Professional Obligations, OTLA Breakfast Roundtable, Spring Conference
  • October 2018: Presenter, Accident Benefits in the Post-LAT World, OTLA Fall Conference
  • May 2015: Co-Chair and Presenter, Driving to Success: Maximizing Your Auto Case, OTLA Spring Conference
  • October 2013: Co-Chair and Presenter, Trial by Jury, OTLA Fall Conference