Efficiency and expertise are what is needed from your paralegal adviser and this is where Gobin & Leyenson LLP come in.Olga Leyenson - Licensed Paralegal - Paralegal
Olga Leyenson has been providing legal services as a paralegal since 2001, and received her paralegal licence in 2008 after Ontario implemented a regulatory scheme to govern paralegals. Initially, she represented clients in resolving motor vehicle insurance-related claims under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule. Ms. Leyenson worked for a law firm from 2007 to 2012, acting as a managing partner between 2008 and 2011, focusing on personal injury claims and civil litigation. Additionally, she managed and trained new support staff, and provided litigation support to senior lawyers.
From 2013 until the formation of Gobin & Leyenson LLP in 2017, Ms. Leyenson was the managing director of Pixie Paralegal Services Professional Corporation, which focused on civil litigation, including Repair and Storage Liens Act, breach of contract, and tort claims, as well as administrative law with a focus on issues before the Landlord and Tenant Board. She has also presented Continuing Professional Development seminars accredited by The Law Society of Upper Canada at Durham College. Olga is fluent in English and Russian.Marty Gobin - Licensed Paralegal - Partner
Marty Gobin is internationally trained in law. He received his initial Paralegal Certificate from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He then obtained a Bachelor of Science degree which included studies in criminal justice and commercial law from Excelsior College in New York, and a law degree with honours from the University of London, England in 2013.
Subsequently, Marty obtained a Paralegal Graduate Certificate from Durham College and an Immigration Consultant Certificate with honours from Humber College, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Canon Law from the University of Ottawa. He is currently a candidate for a Master of Laws degree in Canadian Common Law at Osgoode Hall Law School.
From 2010 to 2016, Marty worked for Kelly/Warner, PLLC as its Senior Legal Researcher, where he focused on international civil litigation under the supervision of American attorneys as well as Internet and privacy law, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property and defamation law. From 2012 to 2015, he was a director of Snapterms LLC, a legal document preparation company which prepared Terms of Service and privacy policies for Internet-based businesses.
In 2015, Marty became a licensed paralegal in the Province of Ontario. From 2016 until the formation of Gobin & Leyenson LLP in 2017, Marty was an associate of Swords Law LLP, where he focused on civil litigation, provincial offences matters, and administrative law issues before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Ministry of Labour, and various municipal committees. Marty is a former member of the Town of Whitby's Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, which regulates lands under the Ontario Heritage Act, and is very familiar with legal conflicts between property owners and municipalities.
Marty focuses on civil litigation in the Small Claims Court, administrative law relating to employment law and discrimination, and provincial offences matters, including municipal by-law and traffic charges.
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