Theodore J. Madison
Biographie( Disponible en anglais seulement )
Ted Madison is a Partner and litigator in Miller Thomson's London office. After being called to the Bar of Ontario in 1977, Ted joined a two man firm by the name of Beechie & Kerr in London, Ontario. In 1983, John Kerr was appointed a Judge of the County Court and the firm then became known as Beechie, Madison, Sawchuk where Ted remained until joining Miller Thomson in January 2009.
Ted’s practice started as a general litigation practice which evolved primarily into insurance defence and plaintiff’s personal injury work.
Ted has also been an agent for the Attorney General of Canada for 24 years conducting prosecutions under the Narcotic Control Act, now the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Income Tax Act, the Excise Act, the Excise Tax Act and the only prosecution in Canada under the Seeds Act.
Ted has been an instructor at the Bar Admissions Course from 1989-2005, and is currently on both the Personal Rights and Property Rights panels for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer. He is also an Alternate Chair of the Ontario Review Board of which he has been a member since 2007. In addition, Ted has been appointed a Dispute Resolution Officer for the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Family Court) in London, Ontario.
In his spare time, Ted enjoys auto racing, skiing, fitness, golf and ski instruction.
- LL.B., Western University, 1975
- B.A., University of Waterloo, 1972
- Rated B.V. Distinguished for twenty five years by Martindale & Hubbell. "Very High Peer Review Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards"
- Strobridge v. Strobridge (1994) 18 O.R. (3d) 753 (C.A.) – Counsel for the Official Guardian (now Office of the Children’s Lawyer) cannot, absent the consent of all Parties, be both an advocate and witness. Thus, Counsel for the Official Guardian cannot advise the Court of the children’s preferences as to custody and access, unless all Parties consent, and otherwise must file or call evidence with respect to said issues.
- Milanovic v. Le (2015) 125 ).R. (3d) 758 (S.C.J.) – Motion for an Order determining that costs are payable by the Defendant to the Plaintiff only to the date of service of the Defendant’s Rule 49 Offer to Settle that is accepted by the Plaintiff well after service of same and prior to trial.
- Chair, The Salvation Army Correctional and Justice Services Community Council
- Alternate Chair, Ontario Review Board
- Member, University of Western Ontario Law Alumni Committee
- Member, The London Club
- Member, The Oaks Country Club
- Member, Middlesex Law Association
- Member, Advocates Society
- Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Ontario Bar Association
- Member, Board of Directors, London Ski Club
- Member, Building & Planning Committee, Matthews Hall Private School
- Member, Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance, Level II Ski Instructor
- Past Executive & Member, London Jaycees
- Past Member & Vice-President, Board of Directors, Children’s Aid Society of London & Middlesex
- Past Board Member, Matthews Hall Private School
- Past Member, Board of Directors, London Addiction Intervention Society
- 2011 Ontario Volunteer Service Award
- Does the Failure to Equip a Vehicle with Winter Tires Equate to Negligence?, Miller Thomson Ontario Insurance Litigation Blog, July 2016
- Destruction of Evidence, Miller Thomson Ontario Insurance Litigation Blog, March 2016
- June 15, 2016 - Seminar presentation at Miller Thomson's Annual Insurance Workshop on "Social Host Liability".
Principaux domaines de pratique
- Conformité aux règles de l'impôt sur le revenu
- Droit relatif aux drogues
- Litiges en matière civile
- Agent du procureur général du Canada
Admission au Barreau
- Ontario Bar, 1977