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Peter Lingard

Effective December 31, 2016 Peter J. Lingard has retired from the practice of law.

Ron Martens

As of August 1, 2022 Mr. Martens can be reached at:

Daniel & Partners
39 Queen Street
St. Catharines, ON
Office 905-688-9411
Fax 905-688-5747
E-Mail: martensr@niagaralaw.ca
Web: www.niagaralaw.ca

John Lefurgey

As of August 1, 2022 Mr. Lefurgey can be reached at:

McKenzie, Lefurgey LLP
43 Church Street, 7th Floor
St. Catharines, ON   L2R 7E1
Office 905-685-4321

Paula Ferré

Paula received her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ottawa, namely from its French-Language Common Law Program, and a Masters in Public Administration from Carleton University.  She has a B.A. in Translation, and worked as a Translator (English to French) for several years.  She is pleased to serve clients in either French or English.

As a former federal public servant, she has experience in various departments such as Transport Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, and Public Safety.

Paula joined Martens Lingard LLP in 2008 after working as in-house counsel at two child protection agencies.  Paula practises family law (including custody and access, divorce and separation, equalization of complex property issues, Family Responsibility Office matters, and child protection) and estates litigation.

Paula is keen to ensure her files receive the attention and expertise required to conclude them in a satisfactory manner, whether through negotiation and agreement, or by thorough preparation and very accomplished representation before the court.

Paula enjoys organising the Family Law Group, which has existed for over 40 years.  Her interests include a passion for fine cuisine, cycling and travel.


Rick Dilts

As of August 1, 2022 Mr. Dilts can be reached at:

Daniel & Partners
39 Queen Street
St. Catharines, ON
Office 905-688-9411
Fax 905-688-5747
E-Mail: diltsr@niagaralaw.ca
Web: www.niagaralaw.ca

Jacob Harper

As of July 31, 2022 the law firm of Martens Lingard LLP will cease to operate. As of August 1, 2022 Mr. Harper can be reached at:

Daniel & Partners
39 Queen Street
St. Catharines, ON
Office 905-688-9411
Fax 905-688-5747
E-Mail: harperj@niagaralaw.ca
Web: www.niagaralaw.ca

All Wills, Powers of Attorney and corporate records stored at 43 Church Street including those of Martens Lingard LLP, Morgan Dilts and Toppari, and Graeme Repei will be moving with Mr. Martens, Mr. Dilts and Mr. Harper to Daniel & Partners.