"I have a thorough understanding of the legal issues surrounding construction deficiencies and building-related problems which has made me the go-to lawyer for all matters relating to building codes, Tarion warranties and structural deficiencies."
An expert in the area of construction deficiencies, Joe is known for his uncanny ability to find solutions to the problems and issues common to new building construction.
After being called to the Bar in Ontario in 1997, Joe began his legal career with one of Canada’s largest national law firms. There he practiced commercial litigation relating to condominium construction and building issues. In 2000, Joe left to join Fine & Deo.
Joe’s deep knowledge of the legal issues surrounding construction deficiencies and building-related problems have made him the go-to lawyer for all matters relating to building codes, Tarion warranties and structural deficiencies. Not only does he understand the process, he consistently finds unparalleled solutions to the complex problems his clients bring to him. Joe represents clients at various levels of court as well as before adjudicative bodies including the Tarion Warranty Corporation, the License Appeal Tribunal, the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
A devoted father with two young sons, Joe divides his time outside of the office between family and his involvement in the condominium industry. He is a member of the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI) and he frequently speaks at CCI events. Joe also works to identify industry best-practices through his committee work with CCI.