Our TeamA Toronto law company with a specialized legal team across the region

Barrister & SolicitorRyan J. Atkinson, J.D., L.L.B

Ryan obtained his Bachelor of Science with distinction, and honours in Genetics, at the University of Western Ontario. He then completed his Bachelor of Law and Juris Doctorate at the University of Western Ontario.  During his studies, he participated in the ABA Legal Negotiation Competition and won first place Canada-wide two (2) years in a row.  Ryan was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006.

Ryan brings creative problem solving and tenacious representation to all his clients’ matters.  From entrepreneurial start-ups to established companies, he understands business challenges on all levels and treats his clients as partners with the joint goal of overcoming obstacles, seizing opportunities and sustaining success. Ryan has developed extensive experience in the Superior Court of Justice and has successfully appeared in complex commercial matters throughout Southern Ontario.

Ryan supports positive youth development through boxing programs.  His pro bono work and charitable affiliations include the Victory Charity Ball, which is a boxing fundraiser that fosters opportunities for youth in Toronto who have experienced abuse, neglect and abandonment; the B.A.D.G.E. program that aims to bring kids off the streets by offering free classes and building community connections through boxing; and his sponsoring of Canadian National Champion boxer Joshua Frazer in his future successes and development as one of Canada’s most exciting young boxers.  

Ryan is a three (3) time Boxing Champion of the Brawl on Bay Street; and brings that same toughness, commitment and resolve to benefit clients in his legal practice every single day.


Associate LawyerKatherine Lee

Katherine Lee was called to Bar of Ontario in 2017. She completed her L.L.B. (Hons.) from the University of Kent in July 2014 and graduated with an L.L.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School in June 2015. Her previous experience is within civil litigation and is passionate about providing excellent and innovative client service. In her spare time, she enjoys travel and is an avid sports fan.

Junior Associate LawyerRachel Mester

Rachel graduated from Queen’s University with her J.D. in June, 2017 and was called to the bar in 2018. Prior to joining Atkinson Law, she completed her articles specializing in civil litigation. Rachel is dedicated to providing excellent service to clients and delivering strong results. Outside of the office, Rachel enjoys keeping up with hockey, reading a good book, and spending time in Muskoka with her family.


Junior Associate LawyerJessica Davidson

Jessica Davidson graduated with her L.L.B from the University of Kent in July 2014. She is expected to be called to the Bar of Ontario in June 2018. She is passionate about working in civil litigation and enjoys working with clients to obtain positive results. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

Senior Law ClerkJennifer Lalonde

Jennifer is a senior law clerk with over 20 years experience in the legal field.  She began working with Atkinson Law in 2013.  She graduated from Algonquin College in 1998 with an Office Administration-Legal diploma.  With hard work and dedication, she is currently the recipient of the 2017 E-Legal Business Law Clerk of the Year.  She is currently a member of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.  Aside from working in law, she is an outdoors lover!

Atkinson Law Summer Student

Summer StudentGurarjun Toor

Gurarjun Toor is completing his L.L.B.(hons.) from the Queen’s University of Belfast and is expected to graduate in May 2021. With the help of his prior education from Western University Engineering and Fanshawe Entrepreneurship, Gurarjun hopes to soon become a proficient Corporate Lawyer. Aside from of his studies, Gurarjun enjoys supporting Toronto sports teams.

Wellness GuruCarolina Carvalho

Certified Yoga Instructor

Carolina started practicing yoga while in University back in 2000 and has been teaching since 2006. Her studies have taken her around the world and were deeply enriched by experiencing yoga therapy in a clinical setting in Madurai, South India.

Since moving to Canada in 2003, she developed a solid clientele of private one-on-one lessons and large corporations. She is part of the teaching staff at Equinox Yorkville, Roots Yoga, 889 Yonge and runs international retreats.

Carolina manages the wellness program at Atkinson Law, designed to support clients and staff in achieving balance in their lives. We offer yoga & mindfulness coaching, as well as a monthly wellness open house.


WHAT WE DOToronto’s most trusted lawyer

The personal attention of a Toronto lawyer together with a dedicated team of legal professionals is an important aspect of ensuring successful business and real estate transactions and strategy. Atkinson Law strives to assist individuals and businesses to protect their rights and secure their future success.
We provide a range of business law services designed to help business owners and entrepreneurs
We understand real estate and how to make these types of transactions run smoothly.
We have a history of aiding with various types of cases, from foreclosure and power of sale to mortgage and loan enforcement.
Atkinson Law will invest our personal time and attention to ensure a winning strategy with cost effective results.

Atkinson Law has proven to be an invaluable partner in the efficient and strategic navigation of complex transactions ranging from real estate to corporate litigation.  We have described Atkinson Law as the legal laser that saves time and money by cutting straight to core issues.

Andrew T.
April 28, 2016

Business Hours

Day Hours
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday By Appointment

Atkinson Law

17B Cosmo Road
Toronto, ON M8X 1Z3
[email protected]
Tel: 1-800-539-3203
or 1-416-900-1252
Fax: 1-416-516-2208

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