Rebecca L.Nelson



Osgoode Hall Law School Toronto, Ontario, Canada LL.B. – 1990

University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada BA – 1987, Major: Sociology

Bar Admissions: Ontario, 1992

Language(s): English, Portuguese

Areas of Practice

Car Accidents Disability Benefits Insurance Litigation Occupiers Liability Personal injury Slip and Fall
Rebecca Nelson has practiced personal injury exclusively since being called to the bar in 1992. Rebecca has represented victims of motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-fall injuries and assaults. She also handles short-term and long-term disability claims and appeals for Canada Pension Plan disability benefits. Since 1992, she has developed extensive experience handling claims involving all types of injuries including chronic pain, PTSD, brain injuries, soft tissue injuries, etc. and all types of accidents including motor vehicle, bicycle, trip and fall, etc. Rebecca has a client centered approach to litigation: You have the right to know your rights, understand the litigation process and be provided with all the information you need to make informed decisions. Rebecca has appeared at all levels of the Ontario courts, including the Court of Appeal, as well as before various government tribunals, including the Social Security Review Tribunal. Rebecca has volunteered at the Metropolitan Distress Centre, Taylor Place Community Services, Feed the Hungry Program, Etobicoke Elderly Services, and a local Etobicoke community based foodbank. Rebecca is also an avid cyclist.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ontario Trial Lawyer’s Association, 2001 – Present
  • American Association for Justice, 2002 – Present
  • Advocates Society, Member, 2012 – Present
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member, 2001 – Present
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, 1992 – Present

Representative Cases

  • Belair Direct v. Shoup, 2012 Carswell Ont 17105 (Superior Court 2012)
  • M. (L.) v. Canada, 2011 Carswell Nat 4425 (Pension Appeals 2011)
  • Correia v. Canac Kitchens, 2008 ONCA 506 (Court of Appeal 2008)
  • Allstate v. Da Rosa, 2008 Carswell Ont 3596 (Court of Appeal 2008)

Representative Cases

Mediation Advocacy – Preparing the Plaintiff for Mediation, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2013 – Present

Our Lawyers

Justice Equality Trust

Antonio F.Azevedo

Bar Admissions:Ontario, 1988

Willam D.Ribeiro

Bar Admissions: Ontario, 2002

Jaspreet Atwal

Bar Admissions:Ontario, 2019

Dominik Gora

Bar Admissions:Ontario, 2021

  • Consultation offices are located in West Etobicoke, Kitchener,
    Brampton, Burlington, Oakville and Hamilton to serve you better