Jessica B. Mahabir
Jessica Mahabir, an associate with the Toronto firm Derfel Injury Lawyers, focuses on personal injury law.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English literature from the University of Toronto in 2007, before earning her Doctor of Law from the University of Manitoba in 2013. Ms. Mahabir was called to the Ontario Bar in 2014.
With a practice focused specifically on plaintiff personal injury litigation, Ms. Mahabir, who is fluent in German, handles matters such as torts, automobile accidents and accident benefits, as well as legal research.
She has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice as well as the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
During her legal studies, Ms. Mahabir was on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Human Rights and was the executive director of Mediators Beyond Borders.
She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Toronto Lawyers Association, and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund.