Daniel Badre

Lawyer

Daniel was born and raised in Ottawa and is a proud resident of the city. He is often described as a people person, and has spent his career representing victims of accidents against insurance companies.

In 2011 Daniel received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law, and in 2012 received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of British Columbia.

Daniel finds his work as a personal injury lawyer rewarding and absolutely loves it.His goal is to make the process as easy as possible. He understands how stressful litigation can be, especially while coping with a serious injury. For each case, Daniel does his utmost to break down the process in a way that is comprehensible for everyone. He is always available to support his clients and to answer their questions.

Daniel feels truly blessed to be surrounded by a quality team. Together they fight to get the best results possible!

Daniel@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443 Ext. 201

 

Michael Adamek

Lawyer

Michael brings a wealth of prior experience from both plaintiff and defence perspectives to Badre Law.

Michael obtained his law degree from Queen’s University in Kingston. He spent four years in Kingston representing clients on various contentious litigation cases, including disability claims, employment disputes, and human rights matters. He acquired a strong appreciation for the personable aspect of legal work, and prides himself on building strong relationships with each of his clients while fighting for their legal rights.

After returning to his hometown in Ottawa, Michael gained experience working for a boutique insurance defence firm, before returning to a plaintiff-focused practice.

Michael@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443 Ext. 204

Paul D. Mooney

Lawyer

Paul grew up in Ottawa and obtained his Bachelor of Social Science degree at the University of Ottawa. He subsequently received his law degree from the University of British Columbia, graduating in 2004. He was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2005 and practiced in Vancouver for almost 10 years. In mid 2014, Paul returned to his hometown to continue his legal career. 

Paul is an experienced litigator with a practice that concentrates on personal injury, property damage and insurance coverage issues, as well as Statutory Accident Benefits. Paul also has extensive experience dealing with boating accident claims, specifically pleasure boat accidents. 

Paul’s main goal is to provide quality representation with a focus on practical and efficient solutions. Paul has worked for a number of insurance companies. He understands what it takes to deal with them in order to achieve a resolution that will benefit his clients.

Paul has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, and the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Paul also practices in the Federal Court of Canada. He has also been involved in numerous arbitrations as well as private and court mandated mediations.

Paul is also a Certified Risk Manager. He can assist any organization with developing ERM programs, conducting policy and practice reviews as well as working to create comprehensive risk management strategies. He has extensive experience dealing with contractual issues including interpretation of contractual terms, leasing, construction contracts, CGL insurance, insurance procurement, insurance coverage issues and indemnity issues.

Paul@badrelaw.com
613.902.0191

Ryan Hamilton

Lawyer

Ryan graduated from Acadia University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with Deans List Honours. He later attended Dalhousie Schulich School of Law and the University of Calgary, receiving his Juris Doctor in 2018.

Before joining Badre Law, Ryan practiced family law for several years at a boutique firm in Calgary, Alberta. A highly compassionate and intuitive lawyer, Ryan works hard to solve problems for his clients, advocating for them in the courtroom and outside of it.

He prides himself on his strong negotiation skills and pragmatic approach to bring about timely resolutions. When negotiation is not possible, Ryan can rely upon his extensive litigation experience, which involves numerous court applications, special applications, mediations, early intervention case conferences and judicial dispute resolutions.

He has appeared in all levels of Court in Alberta, including the Provincial Court, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Alberta Court of Appeal.

Ryan@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443

Haiping “Cindy” Bai

Litigation Assistant

Cindy joined Badre Law in 2019 with over 15 years of experience in the legal field. Cindy brings dedication and compassion to her work, and is praised for her personable approach to each client’s matter.

She assists Badre Law’s growing personal injury practice in countless ways to ensure each file receives the proper attention it deserves.

Cindy@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443 Ext. 205

Tasha Carriere

Legal Assistant

Tasha humbles herself in learning from people of all backgrounds while she also loves to share her ideas with those around her. In 2020, she received an Honours Degree in Paralegal Studies at the Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning in Toronto.

She had previously completed a field placement during her schooling at a traffic tickets firm, where she had the pleasure of participating in discussions with court clerks, prosecutors, and pleading on behalf of clients in short preliminary hearings. During the summers, when returning to Ottawa, she worked on various initiatives at retirement and nursing homes.

Tasha prides herself in advocating for mental health and justice, and has always felt happiest when the clients are happiest and works hard to achieve this as she assists her team.

Tasha@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443 Ext. 207

Wanda Crosby

Litigation Law Clerk

Wanda graduated from Cape Breton University in 1999 with a Paralegal Technology Diploma.  She joined Badre Law in 2018, bringing over 20 years experience and extensive knowledge in handling serious personal injury claims and complex accident benefits disputes.

Wanda’s career has always been dedicated to assisting injured individuals, and she uses her expertise to support Daniel Badre in his personal injury practice.

Wanda@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443 Ext. 202

Joanne McFerran

Legal Assistant

Joanne McFerran joined the Badre Law team in the summer of 2022. She grew up in Ottawa and is a graduate of the Algonquin College Law Clerk program.

Having background knowledge in the medical field and a passion for law, Joanne has found her calling as an assistant with the Badre Law team.

Joanne brings a wealth of experience in the customer service industry and takes pride in making sure our clients are comfortable and well informed of their cases as they proceed through litigation.

Joanne@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443

Olha Hedz

Legal Assistant

Olha is a graduate of the Law Clerk program at Algonquin College. She is a practicing Legal Assistant at Badre Law Professional Corporation. She is Fluent in English and Ukrainian and is happy to serve clients in both of these languages.

Olha prides herself in paying meticulous attention to detail. All aspects of your case are dealt with in a timely fashion and due diligence is afforded no matter how big or small your case may be.

All clients are treated with respect and compassion. Olha knows how stressful and traumatic a legal case can be. Her experience will help guide you. Additionally Olha is responsible for coordinating client discoveries and mediations as well as interacting as a liaison between clients and lawyers.

Furthermore, Olha sends productions to adjusters, fulfills undertakings, gathers appropriate client information, and researches and reviews medical and rehabilitation documents. Olha ensures a smooth journey through the legal process helping the firm’s clients achieve a winning result.

Olha@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443

Carlos Ortiz

Licensed Paralegal

Carlos has worked as a law clerk and paralegal in Toronto since 2000. Carlos received his Paralegal Diploma from Yorkville College in Toronto in 2002 and became licensed as a paralegal by the Law Society of Ontario in 2008.

Carlos has been involved in claims involving income replacement benefits, non-earner benefits, caregiver benefits, attendant care, medical and rehabilitation expenses, and housekeeping and home maintenance expenses.

Carlos has represented accident victims in connection with mediations before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (“FSCO”), as well as at private mediations. Carlos has extensive experience with the arbitration of accident benefits claims at FSCO, License Appeal Tribunal (“LAT”) Divisional Court and he has appeared at numerous pre-hearings at FSCO, LAT Case Conferences, FSCO and LAT Hearings. Carlos has attended hundreds of mediations, pre-hearings and settlement conferences.

Carlos also deal with LTD and CPP claims on behalf of disabled people. Carlos has dealt with a variety of complex catastrophic injury cases, cases involving traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”), serious orthopaedic injuries, claims involving PAF (Pre-approved Framework) MIG (Minor Injury Guidelines), and a wide variety of other claims.

Carlos deals extensively with medical experts including doctors, specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, case managers, and other health care providers, as well as economic loss experts such as forensic accountants and actuaries.

Carlos is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, regularly update his legal skills and knowledge by attending seminars, giving presentations and other continuing education programmes given by the Law Society of Ontario and other organizations.

Carlos@badrelaw.com
613.695.4443

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