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Katherine E. Kolnhofer - Partner

Katherine E. Kolnhofer

Tel: 416.581.8213

Katherine Kolnhofer is a Partner at Bell Temple and also articled with the firm. She was called to the Bar in 1998 and admitted into the Partnership in 2005. Katherine is an experienced litigator, who has represented her clients in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Divisional Court, and in appeals to the Court of Appeal.  She also has appeared before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, License Appeal Tribunal, as well as private arbitration proceedings.

Katherine provides a wide spectrum of litigation services to her clients including insurance defence, complex bodily injury and casualty claims, coverage opinions, professional liability, products liability, and multi-party litigation.  She also litigates loss transfer and priority issues. 

Katherine has developed a particular interest in Privacy and Access to Information issues, CyberSecurity, and Data Breach Management.  She is also pursuing her interest in the interface between the law and emerging trends in technology.   

Katherine is excited to be partnered with EDIT, Expo for Design. Innovation. & Technology.  She will be presenting at EDIT on the use of Drones (UAVs) in facilitating healthcare initiatives to remote communiities.  She will be exploring the various liability risks, privacy concerns and insurance coverage issues.





University of Toronto - Specialist in Political Science 1993

Osgoode Hall Law School - LL.B. 1996


Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers' Association
Canadian Defence Lawyers
Ontario Bar Association
The Advocates' Society
Medical Legal Society

Accident Benefits - Priority and Loss Transfer Employment Law Insurance Law Motor Vehicle - Defence - Plaintiff Personal Injury and Casualty Privacy and Access to Information Law