George Berger

  • 465 Lawrence Avenue West
  • 4165223330
  • Toronto, Ontario, M5M 1C6

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George Berger is an accomplished legal representative and advocate, with extensive experience in the public and non-profit sectors. His particular expertise is providing effective and common-sense legal solutions, representation and advocacy to resolve legal disputes with government, and at tribunals and courts. He has developed stakeholder engagement and communications strategies, and engaged parties in dispute to resolve their differences and arrive at acceptable solutions.

George provides a range of legal representation and services for clients at the Landlord-Tenant Board, Condominium Tribunal, Small Claims Court, Assessment Review Board, Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, and other provincial, federal and municipal tribunals, as well as at the Ontario Court of Justice for those facing summary convictions under the Criminal Code. 

With his training in urban planning coupled with his positions as Executive Office to Members of Toronto City Council, which included the former Chair of the Toronto Police Services Board, and a Member of Parliament his responsibilities included liaising with Police Services across Ontario which allowed him to develop an intimate knowledge of the Highway Traffic Act, Provincial Offences Act, the Police Act and municipal by-laws. 

He successfully represented individuals before various tribunals, including the Landlord-Tenant Board, Assessment Review Board, Social Security Tribunal, Human Rights Tribunal, Small Claims Court and Provincial Offences Court. 

He has a strong interest in human rights, diversity and disability issues. He developed a training program to employ the physically disabled & new Canadians in call centres. 

George Berger is also a consensus builder. As a former chair of a federal tribunal, he adjudicated and wrote legal decisions on employment complaints and human rights matters, and brought together labour and the private sector to investigate, review and adjudicate complaints concerning salaries and benefits.