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Josh Laplante

Lawyer
Tel: 226-476-4444Fax: 519-576-2830

Email: jlaplante@cohenhighley.com

Josh is a commercial litigation lawyer with a primary focus on estate litigation, but also represents clients in contractual disputes, real estate disputes, commercial tenancy disputes, and construction law matters. His practice also includes wills and estate planning as well as advising and guiding executors through the estate administration process. Josh represents clients in defending and challenging the validity of wills, dependent support claims, estate accounting and administration disputes, power of attorney litigation, capacity litigation, rectification and variation of trust applications, and guardianship applications. Josh employs a results-focused mindset to all areas of his practice, assisting his litigation clients in reaching pragmatic and cost-effective solutions, and creating robust and well-structured plans for his clients.

Outside of the office, Josh can often be found reading historical non-fiction, playing squash and golf, and attending live music and concerts.

Areas of Expertise

Education & Experience

Josh obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Waterloo in 2015, and his Juris Doctor from Queen’s University in 2018, where he was awarded the Queen’s Law Prize in Trusts & Equity. As part of his law degree, he studied international business law at Herstmonceux Castle in Southern England. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2019.

Memberships & Affiliations

Waterloo Law Association
Kitchener-Waterloo Business Growth Group

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