Dermot P. Nolan

Dermot P. Nolan


Nolan, Ciarlo LLP

Recognized since 2017

Hamilton, Ontario

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Personal Injury Litigation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Corporate and Commercial Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Dermot P. Nolan was called to the bar in 1975. He is a graduate of McMaster University and the University of Ottawa. He has served as president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association, the Hamilton Law Association and the Hamilton Medical Legal Society. He has been certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Civil Litigation since 1990 and practises with emphasis on Personal Injury, Disability & LTD Claims, Employment Law, and Commercial & Estate Litigation. Dermot has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the fields of Personal Injury Litigation and Commercial litigation. In 2000, he received the Emilius Irving award, the highest honour of the Hamilton Law Association and he was inducted into McMaster University’s Gallery of distinguished graduates in 2002. He was named Hamilton’s Irish Person of the Year in 2015. He has served as Chair of the Boards of St. Peter’s Hospital and the Hamilton Public Library, as a trustee of the Hamilton Board of Education and as a director of numerous other community, arts and charitable organizations. He spearheaded the initiative which led to the consolidation of Hamilton’s courts in the John Sopinka Courthouse and was instrumental in the establishment of the Lawyers’ Legacy for Children, an endowment fund of the Hamilton Community Foundation. In 2014 he was appointed a deputy judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Small Claims Division). Before entering law school, he was a professional actor with the Stratford Shakespearean Festival and his continuing passion for theatre is reflected in his participation as an actor and director in Hamilton’s celebrated Lawyers’ Shows. He is also a playwright and an accredited member of the Playwright’s Guild of Canada.

Contact & Links

Location

  • One King Street West, Suite Seven Hundred
    Hamilton, ON L8P 1A4
    Canada

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Corporate and Commercial Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Hamilton, Canada (2021)
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Hamilton, Canada (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 for work in:

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation

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