Michael S. Schmidt
Michael S. Schmidt (1997) studied psychology and philosophy at the University of Toronto and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree with distinction in 1992. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia in 1995. He was awarded the prestigious Thorsteinssons Award.
Michael articled with the firm and returned upon his call to the Bar in 1997. He was admitted into the partnership in 2001. Michael’s practice includes property and casualty defence work for a number of different insurers. Additionally, Michael has been engaged to conduct subrogated claims, primarily for water or fire losses, but also for product failures. Lastly, Michael is frequently requested to provide coverage opinions relative to Home Owners, Automobile, Condominium, CGL, and Builder’s Risk policies.
Michael is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Advocates Society. He has frequently spoken at a number of seminars held by his clients.