Harold Cohen, Q.C.

haroldEducation

  • Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute, Toronto – Graduated in 1953
  • University of Toronto – University College, Bachelor of Arts 1956
    • Osgoode Hall Law School 1956-1960
    • Intensive Mediation Workshop – Osgoode Hall Law School 2002

General Practice

  • 1960 – present – Civil Litigation, Corporate, Commercial,
    Appointed Queens Counsel 1976

Extra Curricular Activities

  • University College – Literary and Athletic Societies 1953-1956 – Athletic Directorate 1955-1956

Community Activities

  • J.I.A.S. Immigrant Aid Service 1967-1974
  • President Forest Hill Hockey Association 1974-1978
  • Coach Forest Hill Senior Hockey Association 1968-1993
  • President and Director Forest Hill Senior Hockey Association 1986-1993
  • Coach Forest Hill Collegiate Institute Senior TSAA Hockey Falcons 1982-1992
  • Trustee Forest Hill Hockey Association Charitable Foundation 1999-Present

Professional Activities:

  • Appointed Deputy Judge, Toronto Small Claims Court – 1993; Presided at Motions, Trials, Pre-Trials, Hearings 50 days annually from 1993 to 2011; ¬†Appointed to Tariff Sub-Committee, Ontario Small Claims Court – 1996
  • Appointed to Small Claims Court Consulting Committee of Justices Jarvis, Sharpe & LaForme – 1994 to 2001
  • Appointed by Chief Justice Lesage to Deputy Judges Council – 2001 to 2005
  • Appointed to Small Claims Court Rules Sub-Committee – 2001; President Toronto Deputy Judges Association – 2001 to 2007
  • Appointed to E-Filing Rules Amendment Committee to the Small Claims Court Rules by the late Madam Justice Caswell – 2001
  • Court Appointed Referee to evaluate claims in class action in 2004
  • Appointed an Administrative Deputy Judge, Toronto Small Claims Court, January 2010 to October 2011
  • Chairperson and speaker for educational seminars for Law Society of Upper Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School, Ontario Deputy Judges Association and Toronto Deputy Judges Association – 2010 to date
  • Appointed to Ontario Mandatory Mediation Panel Superior Court of Justice Ontario 2013

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