THE LAWYERS
AT FLEURY, COMERY

We have four lawyers:

 

Our Staff

The Lawyers at Fleury, Comery

EXPERIENCE

EDWARD R. FLEURY, Q.C.

Ed founded this practice in 1957 after his call to the bar that year. Some of his first and enduring clients were patrons of his father’s tavern business at the old Glen Eagle Hotel, where Ed himself had worked part time to support himself in law school. While initially Ed took on any kind of case, he quickly began to specialize in real estate and corporate/commercial matters after the late Bill Comery became his partner in the firm in 1960.

Ed has been active in local affairs over the years, including a term as Chairman of the Scarborough Centenary Hospital where he remains an active board member. He is also an avid golfer and is a long standing member and former president of the Scarborough Golf Club. Ed’s favourite kind of case involves municipal and administrative matters including appeals to tribunals such as the Ontario Municipal Board and the Assessment Appeal Board. E-mail: efleury@fleurcom.on.ca

Edward R. Fleury

GREGORY E. McCONNELL, M.A., LL.B.

Originally from Woodstock, Ontario, Greg attended Carleton University, York University and finally the University of Toronto to complete an M.A. in History. After a four-year stint as a teacher in Thailand, Greg decided on law as his career. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School and then was called to the bar in 1983. For five years he articled and then practised law as a junior to a well-respected personal injury lawyer, Paul Shannon. During this time he came to deal with Bill Comery (now deceased), and in 1986 Greg moved to Fleury, Comery.

Greg will conduct most kinds of litigation including commercial disputes, divorces, construction liens, estate litigation and even dogbite cases. Greg’s community involvement includes several years as Chairman of our local Heritage Festival, of which he remains an active committee member. His favourite cases, such as estate litigation and appeal work, involve legal research and writing where it can make a difference. E-mail: gmcconnell@fleurcom.on.ca

Gregory E. McConnell

STEPHEN P. FLEURY, B.Sc., LL.B.

Yes, Stephen is related to Ed, namely, as his nephew. Stephen joined the firm in 1992 and has distinguished himself as a litigator in family law and employment law. Stephen also practices in the areas of Wills and Estates, and collection matters.

Stephen keeps himself busy outside the office with his young family, and involvement as a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Stephen’s favourite kind of cases are trial matters.

E-mail: sfleury@fleurcom.on.ca

Stephen P. Fleury

NEGAR ALBORZI, Hon. B.A., J.D.

We were pleased to have Negar join us in August, 2014 as an associate in  the firm. Negar received her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa and was called to the Ontario Bar in January 2013. Negar also received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology and Law & Society from York University. Negar has experience in a number of different areas of law, but specializes in the area of real estate law in the firm.  

Negar is a member of Business Networking International and Iranian Legal Professionals of Ontario.

 

E-mail: nalborzi@fleurcom.on.ca

Negar Alborzi

EXPERIENCE

Of course, all the lawyers at our firm can assist you to make a Will or a Power of Attorney. With decades of combined years of experience in law, Fleury, Comery is Scarborough's most experienced general practice law firm.

MEET THE SUPPORT STAFF AT FLEURY COMERY LLP

We are very proud of our staff.  Most of our assistants are mature, family-oriented parents.

Ed Fleury long ago made it part of our office credo that family comes first - but we feel that the ability of our staff to balance home and the job results in a maturity and understanding attitude that our clients appreciate at our end of the telephone line.

Gloria Soderstrom

                                Gloria Soderstrom

Our book-keeper and office manager, Gloria Soderstrom, has been with Fleury, Comery since 1963. She has experienced the accounting computer revolution, but her perspective quite rightly is on the fundamentals of accounting for a legal practice. Our accountants, who attend only once a year to do our statements, are in awe of Gloria’s fastidious record-keeping and attention to detail. For our clients, Gloria can provide instant answers as to the status of their account with us. For our staff, Gloria is that mother figure all of us need from time to time.

Moreen Murphy

                                    Maureen Murphy

Maureen Murphy, Stephen Fleury’s assistant, has been with Fleury, Comery since 1981. Starting as our receptionist, Maureen quickly learned the ropes and became a personal secretary. Always cheerful and lively, Maureen keeps both Stephen and his litigation clients at ease, while staying focused on the case at hand.

Susan Nash                                      

                                   Susan Nash

Susan Nash joined us in 1996, and has been Ed Fleury’s prime assistant since then. Susan commenced working in the legal field at the well-known firm of Stikeman Elliott, and then spent five years at Ontario Hydro in the property department before getting out of the downtown rat-race. Although Susan specializes in Ed’s real estate and development work, she is a quick study in any area of law when called upon to assist.

Melissa Dopson

                                  Melissa Dopson

Melissa, the youngest member of our staff,  joined the offices of Messrs. Fleury, Comery LLP in January, 2009  as Gregory McConnell's assistant.  Melissa graduated from the Durham College Legal Administration/Law Clerk program in 2008 and has experience in family law, will and estates, and civil litigation.     When Mr. McConnell is not available, do not hesitate to contact Melissa. 

 

Rita Tuck

                                     Rita Tuck

Rita Tuck came to work for Bill Comery in 2002. Rita’s interesting background includes working for a number of years in Germany at a Canadian Consulate. Since Bill’s retirement in June, 2005, Rita has successfully and cheerfully handled the challenge of assisting in our real estate practice, and Greg McConnell in his litigation and estates work.

Dawn Cook

                                    Dawn Cook

Our cheerful receptionist, Dawn Cook, joined us in May, 2006. She has also juggled her duties at the front desk with secretarial work for our lawyers. Dawn provides a pleasant introduction for our office to our clients, both new and old.

Theresa Lee-Wah

                                   Theresa Lee-Wah

Theresa Lee-Wah is an extremely experienced residential real estate clerk, whose services we were fortunate to obtain in July 2006. Theresa works with Negar Alborzi to deliver efficient and prompt service to our real estate clients. Although we emphasize Negar’s personal involvement as the lawyer in our real estate files, our clients can be confident that their matters are also being dealt with efficiently and carefully by Theresa.

 


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