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Joseph A. Baldanza - Partner

Joseph A. Baldanza

Partner
Tel: 416.581.8214

Joe Baldanza is a Partner at Bell Temple and also articled with the firm. He was admitted into the Partnership in 2005, and is a determined and aggressive litigator with a keen eye for detail. He regularly represents insurance and commercial clients in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and takes a proactive approach to litigation, including utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution, to resolve complex matters.

Joe's practice ranges from commercial litigation to personal injury, but he specializes in property claims (Water and Fire Loss), subrogation, coverage opinions for Homeowners' and CGL policies, oil spill/leak claims, tort motor vehicle accidents, product liability and occupiers' liability. He is also regularly retained to conduct appraisals for property loss and business interruption claims under the Insurance Act.

Joe is Co-Chair of the firm's Property/Subrogation Group.

BAR ADMISSION:

1995 - Illinois
1998 - Ontario

EDUCATION:

University of Toronto - Political Science & History 1989

Michigan State University College of Law - J.D. 1995

MEMBERSHIP:

Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers' Association
The Advocates' Society
Canadian Defence Lawyers
Michigan State University College of Law Alumni Association

PRACTICE AREAS:
Insurance Law Personal Injury and Casualty Motor Vehicle - Defence - Plaintiff Construction Claims Coverage Opinions Environmental Contamination - Oil Spills/Leaks Occupiers' Liability Product Liability Property Subrogation