Michelle F. Jorge, LL.B., B.A (Hons.)

Toronto Injury Lawyer

Michelle Jorge applies a hands-on approach to her practice that delivers results to her clients through dedicated representation and relentless pursuit of the full amount of compensation possible. She has represented injury victims and their families in many levels of court, including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

She has acted as counsel at trial, and represented individuals before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal, and the ODSP Tribunal.

Injury Attorney Michelle Jorge handles serious injury litigation for the following:

Michelle is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. Currently, she is Director of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and serves as a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Portuguese-Canadian Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. Michelle is a former State Delegate for the American Association for Justice on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, is on the Outreach Committee for the Portuguese Canadian Lawyers Association, and is also a member of the Women's Law Association of Ontario. Michelle is currently on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice.

She is President of the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business Professionals, and a past member of the Board of Directors for the National Case Management Network. Michelle has also served as a past chair of the New Lawyers Division for the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, and has co-chaired and lectures at conferences held by many organizations. She has also written for the Litigator and is a member of the Ontario Bar Association.

Michelle has written the following papers for various Ontario Trial Lawyers Association conferences:

  • 2011 New Lawyers Division Conference - Top FSCO Decisions
  • 2010 Business of Law - Changes to the SABs: Why You Need to Adapt Your Law Practice to the Changing Legislation
  • 2009 Fall Conference -Rule Changes to Pre-Trials
  • 2009 Spring Conference - Chronic Pain: What is it Really Worth?
  • 2009 New Lawyers Division Conference - AB Limitations and Limits You Must Know
  • 2008 New Lawyers Division Conference -Drafting Pre-trial Memos

Michelle has co-chaired at the following Ontario Trial Lawyers Association conferences:

  • 2016 Running a Successful Personal Injury Practice
  • 2012 Spring Conference- Torts & Trials: The Tips You Need To Know & Use
  • 2010 Business of Law: What You Need to Know From the Get Go
  • 2010 Fall Conference: Experts and Defendants: Evidence You Need to Lead & Arguments You Need to Meet
  • 2009 New Lawyers Division Primer 4

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