Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D.                      1984, University of Cambridge, England (Trinity College)
Call to the Bar      1982, Law Society of Upper Canada
LL.B.                      1980, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
B.A.                        1971, McGill University, Honours, English Literature

CIVIL LITIGATION PRACTICE (34 years)

2002 – 2016       Donald J. Lange, Barrister & Solicitor
                             Haliburton & Muskoka

1990 – 2001       Donald J. Lange, Barrister & Solicitor

1985 – 1990        Partner, Lilly Goldman

1983 – 1985        Partner, Bradburn Powell Lange

1982 – 1983        Law Clerk to the Ontario Court of Appeal 

LAW SOCIETY TEACHING

Instructor – Toronto Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation Seminars, 1995-1997

CIVIL LITIGATION PRACTICE AREAS

Areas of civil litigation experience include negligence, insurance, banking, product liability, construction, collections, partnerships, estates, leases, real estate, land disputes, injunctions, wrongful dismissal, fraud, appeals.  Defence and plaintiff representation.

COUNSEL IN REPORTED AND E-PUBLISHED LAWSUITS

Haliburton (County) v. Gillespie
Leave to Appeal to Court of Appeal granted
[2011] O.J. No. 6332 (C.A.)

 Haliburton (County) v. Gillespie
[2011] O.J. No. 6334 (O.C.J.)

Nicholls v. David
[2010] O.J. No. 1985 (C.A.)

Capel v. Martin
[2008] O.J. No. 1210 (S.C.J.)

1387881 Ontario Inc. v. Ramsay et al
Application for Leave to Appeal to
Supreme Court of Canada filed October 28, 2005[2005] S.C.C.A. No. 482

1387881 Ontario Inc. v. Ramsay et al
(2005), 77 O.R. (3d) 666 (C.A.)

1387881 Ontario Inc. v. Ramsay et al
(2005), 71 O.R. (3d) 735 (S.C.J.)

McCord v. Robinson
[2005] O.J. No. 4492 (S.C.J.)

Canada Life Mortgage Service Ltd. v. Beasley
(1999) 95 O.T.C. 9 (Gen.Div.)

Jaremko v. Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corp. No. 875
[1997] O.J. No. 119 (Gen.Div.)

Beleskey v. Gratto
[1996] O.J. No. 2378 (C.A.)

Jaremko v. Shipp Corporation Limited
[1996] O.J. No. 2155 (C.A.)

Jaremko v. Shipp Corporation Limited
(1995), 47 R.P.R. (2d) 229 (Ont.Gen.Div.)

Descar Limited et al v. Megaventures Corp. et al
(1990), 72 O.R. (2d) 388 (H.C.)

Hill v. Johnson
[1990] O.J. No. 1878 (Div.Ct.)

Appleton et al v. Hawes et al
(1989), 17 W.D.C.P. 278 (Ont.H.C.)

Crowe v. McDonnell
[1983] O.J. No. 1254 (Div.Ct.)

Daley v. Cranston
[1983] O.J. No. 107 (C.A.)

DEPUTY JUDGE OF THE SMALL CLAIMS COURT since 2003

E-Published Judgments as Deputy Judge

Brighton Lee-Rich Enterprises v. Thompson
[2013] O.J. No. 4970

2272546 Ontario Inc. v .Garnett (c.o.b. Huntsville Hotrod)
[2013] O.J. No. 2159

R. v. Lawson
[2012] O.J. No. 5957

Coleman. v. Schade (c.o.b. Pillar to Post)
[2012] O.J. No. 1035

MacLean-Beaudet v. Belanger
[2012] O.J. No. 497

PBM Realty Holdings Inc. v. Little (c.o.b. Nautilus North Fitness Centre)
[2011] O.J. No. 4017

 Bedell v. Kidder
[2011] O.J. No. 4090
(2011) 11 R.P.R. (5th) 132

Welsh v. Calderone Estate
[2011] O.J. No. 986

Scott v. Moir
[2011] O.J. No. 985
(2011) 3 R.P.R. (5th) 296

365060 Ontario Ltd. (c.o.b. Bracebridge Garage Doors) v. Charbonneau
[2010] O.J. No. 3952

Dawson v. D & L Service Centre
[2010] O.J. No. 1135

Webster v. Low
[2009] O.J. No. 4695
(2009) 87 R.P.R. (4th) 290

Ellis v. J & J Concrete Floors Ltd.
[2009] O.J. No. 2817

Ellis v. J & J Concrete Floors Ltd.
[2009] O.J. No. 2816 

Sam Peters Investments Ltd. v. Taylor
[2009] O.J. No. 501

McAllister v. Wiegand
[2009] O.J. No. 1097

McAllister v. Wiegand
[2009] O.J. No. 169

Melson v. Thomas
[2007] O.J. No. 4933

Daniel v. Haliburton
[2007] O.J. No. 3801

Williams v. Roberge
[2007] O.J. No. 2567

Williams v. Roberge
[2007] O.J. No. 1713

 Kawartha Lakes Conveyancing Ltd. v. Woolgar, Van Kiechen
[2007] O.J. No. 1518

Kawartha Lakes Conveyancing Ltd. v. Woolgar, Van Kiechen
[2007] O.J. No. 1517

Dalton v. MacKinnon
[2007] O.J. No. 1712

Dalton v. MacKinnon
[2007] O.J. No. 814

Clear Comfort Windows Inc. v. Newhook
[2006] O.J. No. 4155 

Phillips v. Cedar Springs Motorsports Ltd.
[2006] O.J. No. 3665

Cumming v. Miceli Estate
[2006] O.J. No. 1204 

Taylor v. Hickson
[2006] O.J. No. 197
(2004) 40 R.P.R. (4th) 296

Frustaci v. Oddie
[2005] O.J. No. 5362

Scattergood v. Ten Star Financial Services
[2005] O.J. No. 3752

Scott v. Paradoski
[2005] O.J. No. 3587

Caygeon Enterprises Ltd. v. Ingram
[2005] O.J. No. 3293

Webster v. Kingston
[2005] O.J. No. 2634

Scott v. Paradoski
[2005] O.J. No. 2038

Frost Insurance Brokers Ltd. v. McMorrow
[2005] O.J. No. 1335

Frost Insurance Brokers Ltd. v. McMorrow
[2004] O.J. No. 5752

BOOK PUBLICATION

The Doctrine of Res Judicata in Canada 4th ed. (LexisNexis, 2015, 588 pp.)


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

“Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Personam
(1983), 61 Canadian Bar Review 637-652

“The Pledgee’s Right to Foreclose Debentures: An Issue of Form and Substance”
(1983), 44 Canadian Bankruptcy Reports 54-68

“Statutory Reform of the Law of Mistake”
(1980), 18 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 428-477

“Constitutional Jurisprudence, Politics, and Minority Language Rights”
(1980), 11 Manitoba Law Journal 33-57

“Freeze-Out Amalgamation: The Federal and Ontario Positions”
(1979), 27 Chitty’s Law Journal 217-226