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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 litigation with a focus on tort and first party claims, which include loss transfer and priority issues. 

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




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

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