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

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. The focus of Michelle’s work is on helping clients with serious injuries. Michelle has significant experience helping people who have suffered catastrophic injuries. 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, Licensing Appeal Tribunal, Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal, and the ODSP Tribunal.

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

Michelle is also fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. If you've been injured, contact our firm today to begin discussing your case.

Michelle is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. Michelle served as Director of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association for ten years 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 a former member of the Outreach Committee for the Portuguese Canadian Lawyers Association, and has chaired a number of committees for the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. Michelle is a former Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice.

She is the immediate past 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 lectured at conferences held by many organizations. She has also written for the Litigator and is a member of the Ontario Bar Association. In 2018, Michelle was awarded the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association's Distinguished Service Award. Also, Michelle is the proud recipient of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association 2020 Women’s Caucus Award.

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:

  • 2019 Spring Conference Chair
  • 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

Michelle has spoken at legal events and conferences as an invited expert:

  • 2022 The Three Ts: The Overlooked Above-Neck Injuries: TMJ, Tinnitus, and Taste, Brain Injury Association
  • 2022 Osgoode Professional Development - Joint and Several Liability
  • 2021 Accident Benefits Panel Discussion on the Licensing Appeal Tribunal @ztgh llp
  • 2021 OTLA Panelist at OTLA Roundtable discussion on “The impact of Race and Ethnicity on Compensation and Access to Benefits”
  • 2021 Presentation at “Osgoode Professional Development” Accident Benefits Conference on “Top 10 LAT Cases”
  • 2021 Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Moderator-Pediatric Concussions: Are we mislabelling these case as Academic Difficulties”
  • 2020 The Importance of Detailed Clinical Notes and Records-Brain Injury Association
  • 2020 Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton’s annual conference: “The Importance of Detailed CNRs”
  • 2020 Ontario Trial Lawyers Association “Practice Management During COVID-19”
  • 2020 Presentation/panel participant at “Osgoode Professional Development” Accident Benefits Conference on “Life at the LAT”
  • 2019 Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Webinar - The LSO's Practice Audit: What You Should Know
  • 2019 Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Moderator - Expectations in Therapy? What to Look for in Baseline Progress Reports and the Overall Rehab Sequence with Allied Healthcare Professionals (Speaker: Dr. Patrick Quaid)
  • 2019 Webinar Speaker for The ABCs of Tort in Motor Vehicle Accident Cases
  • 2018 OTLA- Getting to First Chair-Trial Prep
Partners Tina Radimisis & Michelle Jorge

Highly Respected by Our Clients

  • “You make a difference in people’s lives!”

    Ayesha Tarwala

  • “Tina did a great job which showed in the compensation she was able to obtain for me.”

    Petr Pech

  • “You went above and beyond our expectations.”

    Steve & Norma Cattell

  • “They came through with flying colours. I’m very pleased with JRJ.”

    John Yates

  • “Jewell Radimisis Jorge LL.P. is an excellent firm with a kind staff, and they really do care about their clients.”

    Junior

  • “My mother and I greatly appreciate the effort, time, and energy you have dedicated to help our case.”

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  • “Extremely good at what they do!”

    K.J.

  • “You made me feel comfortable right from the beginning and took care of me and my case as if I was a member of your own family.”

    Ronnie and Ted Rossignol

  • “Tina and her staff were always very helpful and responsive to all my questions and concerns.”

    Jane K.

  • “We are very grateful of her hard work and it was proven through the final settlement she was able to acquire for me and my family.”

    Firooz Samji

  • “Tina and her staff worked diligently to settle my case successfully in a timely manner.”

    Phyllis Moore

  • “Kind and caring!”

    C.P.

  • “Tina was able to get an amazing award for us in record time. She is absolutely fantastic! ”

    Angie and Danny Tzongas

  • “Thanks to you my world’s incomparably brighter. Thanks to you my troubled times are behind me.”

    Branka

  • “Tina, you are an exceptional lawyer and you have a devoted team of assistants.”

    Courtney

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