Steven J. O'Melia

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The Best Lawyers in Canada recognizes 188 Miller Thomson lawyers in 2022 edition

The Best Lawyers in Canada has just released its fourteenth edition, in which 188 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country are recognized for their expertise in 52 areas of law. This includes 6 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the...

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Miller Thomson once again recognized in 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Miller Thomson is proud to congratulate an impressive group of lawyers who have been recognized for their industry-leading advisory experience across 34 areas of law in the newly released 2021 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Published annually since...

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2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada recognizes 165 Miller Thomson lawyers

The Best Lawyers in Canada has just released its thirteenth edition, in which 165 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country are recognized for their expertise in 48 areas of law. This includes 9 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of...

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2020 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Miller Thomson has over 100 lawyers recognized for their industry-leading advisory experience across 40 areas of law in the newly released 2020 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Published annually since 1997, the directory is the most comprehensive guide...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020

In the just released 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 133 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 7 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...

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Miller Thomson ranked in 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Miller Thomson has close to 100 lawyers recognized for their industry-leading advisory experience across 35 areas of law in the newly released 2019 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Published annually since 1997, the directory is the most comprehensive guide to...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019

In the just released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 144 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 6 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

In the recently released 2018 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 90 Miller Thomson lawyers across 35 areas of law have been recognized for their industry-leading advisory expertise.  These rankings are the culmination of an extensive annual peer review process...

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

In the recently released 2017 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 79 Miller Thomson lawyers across 30 areas of law have been recognized for their industry-leading advisory expertise.  These latest rankings are the culmination of an extensive annual peer...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017

126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from 122 lawyers ranked last year....

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Lexpert recognizes 80 Miller Thomson lawyers

Miller Thomson is pleased to announce 80 lawyers across ten of our offices are recognized in the 2016 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners in their field. Published annually since 1997, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory...

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Miller Thomson lawyers successfully represent City of Cambridge

Steve O’Melia and Eric Davis successfully represented the City of Cambridge, opposing an application to disqualify two mayoral candidates from the election on October 27. Read more on The Record.com

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2014 Best Lawyers in Canada

We are pleased to announce that 80 Miller Thomson lawyers have been recognized in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada (this is 15 more lawyers than last year). Seventeen lawyers are new to the list. Additionally, the following lawyers from...

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Steve O’Melia defends former Aurora Mayor from Conflict of Interest Allegations

Steve O’Melia of our Waterloo office recently defended Phyllis Morris, the former Mayor of the Town of Aurora, against allegations made under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. Madam Justice Gilmore of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that...

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Steven O’Melia is quoted in the Lawyers Weekly article on the Conflict of Interest Act.

Steven O’Melia, a specialist in municipal law and a partner in the Kitchener-Waterloo office of Miller Thomson, questions the viability of having “hard and fast” penalties when dealing with conflict-of-interest situations. “Each case has to be decided on its own...

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