Dale Orlando

Dale Orlando
McLeish Orlando LLP
Founding Partner
Personal Injury

A founding partner of Toronto's McLeish Orlando LLP, Dale Orlando acts on behalf of injured people and their families in his critical injury and wrongful death practice.

Mr. Orlando was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996, after receiving his law degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1994 and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McMaster Unviversity in 1991.

A past-president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Orlando is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Advocates' Society, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Toronto Lawyers Association.

Dale Orlando Posts

Buckle up – why you should wear a seatbelt

By Dale Orlando . Wearing a seatbelt is one of the easiest and most effective ways to protect yourself from injury or death in a motor vehicle collision. It can save your life. It’s also the law. Read more

The importance of child seats

By Dale Orlando . Child seats are important safety precautions that can save lives and prevent serious injury to young ones in motor vehicle collisions. In Canada, there are various regulations regarding the use of child safety seats. First, they must bear the National Safety Mark label in order to be used in this country. This label indicates that the seat complies with Canadian regulations and standards, and is legal for use here. Read more

Send your kids back to school safely

By Dale Orlando . This is an exciting, but also stressful, time for parents. Before your children head back to class, it is imperative that they understand the safety precautions that must be taken while they are not in the care of a parent or other adult. Read more

Keep ethics in mind when approached for second opinion

When approached to provide second opinions in legal matters, counsel should always act ethically and avoid over-promising results simply to scoop the first lawyer’s client, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells Lawyers Weekly . Read more

Orlando to speak at 2015 Back to School conference

Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando will share his thoughts on the changes to the definition of catastrophic impairment at the 2015 Back to School conference, hosted by PIA Law and the Toronto ABI Network. Read more

Marketing skills crucial for firm owners

Being a good lawyer is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to operating a successful law firm, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells Lawyers Weekly . Read more

Incentive programs part of retention strategy at McLeish Orlando

Rewarding employees for a job well done is an essential part of ensuring staff members feel valued, which can then lead to higher satisfaction levels and lower turnover rates, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells Lawyers Weekly. Read more

Stance on ABS will sway votes in bencher election

As this year’s Law Society of Upper Canada bencher election race heats up, Toronto critical injury lawyers John McLeish and Dale Orlando tell Law Times where a candidate stands on alternative business structures (ABS) will strongly sway their vote. Read more

Insurance fraud scam puts stain on entire industry

A Peel Regional Police officer recently convicted of insurance fraud is one example of the financial strain these actions can put on an entire insurance system, while also painting the whole industry in a negative light, says Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando . Read more

Cyclists face added risks on cottage country roads

Every year, thousands of cyclists across Ontario are injured in collisions with motor vehicles – but cottage country roads can prove particularly dangerous for those on bikes, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells 105.5 Moose FM in Huntsville. Read more

Cycling accident injuries rarely minor: Orlando

The amount of compensation an injured person or their family will receive in the wake of a cycling accident will depend in part on whether the cyclist was following the rules of the road, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando says on Moose FM 103.3. Read more

Further discovery only justifiable in certain circumstances

Despite clear rules that state examination for discovery of a party is a one-time event, it is common practice in person... Read more

Public ownership not advisable for personal injury firms

If public ownership of personal injury law firms becomes a reality in Ontario, firms that intend to compete and survive... Read more