Josh Nisker completed his law degree at the University of Western Ontario, where he graduated with distinction and placed in the top 5% of his graduating class. After being called to the Bar in 2007, Josh pursued graduate legal studies at the University of Cambridge, England, where he obtained his Master of Law (LL.M.). Before founding Beyond Law Josh was a partner at one of Canada’s top-ranked personal injury law firms.
Josh has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Divisional Court, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal. Josh’s notable cases include Sopher v. Primmum, FSCO A15-001693, Mamado v. Fridson, 2016 ONSC 4080, McMillan v. Adeite, 2016 ONSC 3918, Marcus v. TTC, FSCO P14-00005, and Evtropova v. Minister of Education, 2015 ONSC 3321, which involved the tragic death of two-year-old Eva Ravikovich at an illegally-run daycare in Vaughan.
In addition to serving his clients, Josh is actively involved in Toronto’s legal community. He is a past executive member of the Insurance Law Group of the Ontario Bar Association and has sat on various working groups which involved making submissions to the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Attorney General of Ontario. Josh has presented as a guest speaker for the Law Society of Ontario, the Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association, the University of Toronto, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in the area of personal injury law. He has also published in a wide range of areas including personal injury law, privacy law, criminal justice, and Shakespeare. His articles have been taught at universities in both Canada and the United States. Recently, Josh was involved in developing the civil litigation course for Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program.