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Taayo Simmonds

As a former advisor to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Taayo knows how to resolve complex legal issues.

Taayo firmly believes in a client-first approach that demands communication, preparation, and execution. His passion for advocacy has led to many successful decisions before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, various tribunals, and administrative bodies. Taayo also serves as legal counsel to several small businesses and startups.

His commitment to helping others extends beyond the courtroom. Taayo is the President of the Gwen Simmonds Foundation, a registered charity committed to alleviating poverty and empowering women by providing bursaries to single mothers enrolled in post-secondary studies. He is also the Founder and CEO of GetJustice, a web application that helps Canadians prepare and file court documents online.

He obtained a B.A. in Political Science with Honours and his law degree at Dalhousie University. Taayo is licensed to practise law in Ontario and is a member of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society.

He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, County of Carleton Lawyers Association, and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

Taayo Simmonds can be reached at (613) 230 5787 ext. 301 or tsimmonds@lmslawyers.com.