Alex’s practice is concentrated in capacity, guardianship and power of attorney matters. He has frequently been appointed as counsel for allegedly incapable persons in high conflict capacity-related disputes and has a passion for the rights of the vulnerable.
Alex is co-CPD liaison for the Elder Law Section and member-at-large of the OBA Trusts and Estates Section Executives of the Ontario Bar Association. He is also a member of the Mental Health Legal Committee and in that role has prepared submissions respecting Policy and Law Reform initiatives on capacity, guardianship and substitute-decision making. He has presented at various Law Society and Ontario Bar Association Programs and is Co-Director of the OsgoodePD Certificate of Elder Law Program. Alex currently co-teaches Mental Health Law at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. Alex has also taught Ethical and Legal Frameworks in Aging at Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School and guest lectured on Legal Professional Ethics at the University of Windsor faculty of Law and Elder Law and Patient Rights at the University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work.