Mrs. Demczur was called to the Ontario Bar in 1999, joined Carters in 2001 and became a partner in 2007. Her practice is exclusively focused in the areas of charity and not-for-profit law, including incorporation, charitable status applications, corporate restructuring, establishment of churches and religious denominations, international operations, gift planning, legal risk management reviews, charity pre-audit reviews and post-audit submissions to CRA, and advising directors of charities and other not-for-profit corporations. Mrs. Demczur has been recognized as a leading expert in charity and not-for-profit law in Canada by Lexpert and The Best Lawyers in Canada.
Mrs. Demczur is a member of the Charity & Not-for-Profit Section of the Ontario Bar Association, a contributing author to the Primer for Directors of Not-for-Profit Corporations published by Industry Canada, and has written numerous articles on charity and not-for-profit legal issues, including directors’ and officers’ liability, incorporation and risk management, for The Lawyers Weekly, The Philanthropist, Charitable Thoughts, and www.charitylaw.ca. Mrs. Demczur is also a regular speaker at the annual Church & Charity Law Seminar™ and has been an invited speaker to the Canadian Bar Association, Imagine Canada Sector Source, and numerous other organizations. Her volunteer activities have, in the past, included serving as a Board member of Theatre Orangeville, Vice-President and a Board member of the Orangeville Tennis Club, and a Business Advisory Committee Member for Family Transition Place.
PRACTICE AREAS: Charity and Not-for-Profit Law
B.A., University of Windsor, 1992
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1995
CALLED TO THE BAR:Ontario Bar, 1999