Amri Murray

Amri Murray
FIRM:
AJ Murray Legal Services
POSITION:
Principal
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Paralegal
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Amri Murray is a paralegal and principal of AJ Murray Legal Services in the Ottawa area.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in history and political science from the University of the West Indies in 2002 and earned her Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of London in 2009. After moving to Canada, Ms. Murray graduated first in her class from the paralegal diploma program at Herzing College in 2017.

Licensed by the Law Society of Ontario as a paralegal, Ms. Murray offers legal advice and representation relating to matters such as human rights complaints, landlord and tenant issues, provincial and municipal bylaws, and debt recovery.

She assists self-represented individuals with legal procedures and requirements, drafts claims and defence documents, and offers court representation involving the Ontario Court of Justice, small claims court, and various tribunals and boards.

In addition to running her own practice, Ms. Murray tutors paralegal candidates preparing for licensing by the Law Society of Ontario.

She is on the paralegal education and advocacy committee for the County of Carleton Law Association where she assists in developing continuing professional development opportunities and programming for paralegals.

Amri Murray Posts

Landlords using loophole to evict tenants

A loophole in the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) allows Ontario landlords to evict tenants by simply claiming their units are needed to house family members — even without first having to prove such a person is moving in, says Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray. Read more

Agencies allowed to reject tenants evicted for crimes

TORONTO — Ontario will allow community housing providers to reject tenants who have previously been evicted for criminal activity. Read more

‘Renoviction’ victims have legal options: Murray

Tenants have options when a landlord attempts a “renoviction,” says Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray, who handles cases of this nature. Read more

Check thoroughly for defects before closing on home: Murray

Homebuyers who only discover defects in their new property after closing the deal may still be able to sue the vendors, says Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray. Read more

How to legally get out of a lease: Murray

Fixed-term leases aren’t as iron-clad as they might appear to a landlord or tenant who wants to get out of their contract, says Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray. Read more

Paralegals can help small businesses recover debts: Murray

Small businesses that are owed money for their services have another option after a collection agency fails, says Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray. Read more

Banning pot not easy: Murray

Ontario landlords who want to ban tenants from smoking marijuana better check their existing lease agreements to see if it’s possible, Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Explore legal options when renovations go wrong

If a home contractor fails to finish a job or leaves behind shoddy workmanship, grab a camera and start recording the evidence, Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Paralegals an ideal option for landlord-tenant disputes

Tenants and landlords caught up in disputes should consider paralegal services to help find a resolution, Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Paralegals offer relief from the perils of self-representation

Unfamiliarity with the law and court processes can cost self-represented individuals dearly, Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Paralegals provide invaluable guidance to self-reps

A string of cases before the Human Rights Tribunal that led to a man being deemed a “... Read more

Access to justice: the value of paralegals

By Amri Murray for AdvocateDaily.com . When it comes to legal representation and advice, Ontarians have two options: hire a lawyer or enlist the services of a paralegal. Read more

Murray takes leap of faith to help everyday people

Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray has always felt an affinity for the underdog. Read more