Simona T. Jellinek
Simona T. Jellinek
(416) 408-4252
(416) 408-4235
43 Colborne St, Fl 3, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1996 (ON)
Simona is one of Canada's most experienced and successful lawyers in complex sexual abuse and assault litigation. Her experience in the area allows her to provide effective legal advice with knowledge and compassion. Simona Jellinek was called to the Bar in 1996 and has more than 25 years of representing survivors of childhood abuse and adult assaults. She has litigated against religious institutions, Childrens' Aid Societies, all levels of government, Big Brothers, Scouts, school boards, and many other institutions where people are placed in harm's way. Simona's has litigated hundreds of cases and has helped her clients achieve some of the highest settlements for sexual abuse cases in Canada. Simona has also been instrumental in changing important legislation pieces, including removing the limitation period in sexual abuse and assault cases. She also assisted the government in amending legislation to allow survivors on ODSP to remain on ODSP even after receiving compensation from a judgment or settlement. Her peers have recognized Simona's expertise in the area, and she is listed in Best Lawyers and Lexpert. She has been honoured to receive the Distinguished Service Award by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and the Lexpert Zenith Award.
Simona T. Jellinek is a featured Leading Lawyer in:
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory