Bogoroch & Associates LLP
Bogoroch & Associates LLP is experienced in all aspects of personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. They have the confidence and skill to advance your motor vehicle accident or medical malpractice claim to settlement or trial while helping you navigate the complex medical, legal, and insurance issues.
Client communication and exceptional client service are core values of Bogoroch & Associates LLP. The firm believes that you are entitled to straightforward, direct, and practical legal advice. This way, not only are the strains and stresses of litigation substantially reduced, but you will be provided a clear pathway to a successful resolution of your case.
The firm’s experience, commitment to excellence, and reputation have long been recognized. Its founding partner, Richard M. Bogoroch, has been recognized as a leading personal injury lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and by The Best Lawyers in Canada. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada are two highly regarded lawyer rating publications.
Richard M. Bogoroch
Richard M. Bogoroch is the founder and managing partner of Bogoroch & Associates LLP. He has over 35 years of experience practising personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. Richard is regarded as a leading personal injury lawyer and has been recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (since its inception in 1997) and by The Best Lawyers in Canada, two leading Peer Review lawyer rating guides. Since 1993, Richard has been certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation.
Richard graduated from McGill University Law School with a B.C.L. in 1978 and a LL.B. in 1979. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1980 and the Ontario Bar in 1983. In 1995, he completed the Harvard Mediation Workshop sponsored by The Advocates’ Society.
Richard is a past Director of the Ontario Centre for Advocacy Training, a past Director of The Advocates’ Society (1994-98) and a past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association – Ontario Provincial Committee on the Judiciary. He is also a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, The Advocates’ Society and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.
Richard has lectured and written extensively on many aspects of personal injury litigation, brain injury litigation, medical malpractice, and chronic pain litigation, for Continuing Legal Education Programs organized by the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, The Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association (formerly the Canadian Bar Association) and Osgoode Hall Law School’s Professional Development Program. He has also been an instructor for the Law Society of Ontario’s Bar Admission Course and Osgoode Hall Law School’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop. Since 1984, he has chaired, co-chaired and/or has spoken at over 100 programs of continuing legal education focused on various aspects of personal injury litigation, brain injury litigation, medical malpractice litigation and chronic pain litigation. Notably, he was the Co-Chair (2011-14) of The Advocates’ Society annual Personal Injury Program, Tricks of the Trade. In addition, since 2005, Richard has chaired or co-chaired the Annual Update in Personal Injury Litigation, organized by Osgoode Hall Law School’s Professional Development Program.
From 2013-2016, Richard was appointed by the Government of Canada to serve as a Director of the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB), an independent board established by Parliament in 1987 under the Patent Act to protect the interests of Canadian consumers by ensuring that the prices of patented medicines sold in Canada are not excessive.
In 2015, Richard was honoured by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association with the Dean Edgell Award for his significant contribution and excellence in legal writing, continuing legal education, and leadership activities.
Heidi R. Brown
Heidi R. Brown is a partner at Bogoroch & Associates LLP and is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993, and practised for seven years as counsel to the Children’s Lawyer, Ministry of the Attorney General for the Province of Ontario where she represented the legal interests of children in various litigation matters.
Since joining Bogoroch & Associates LLP in November of 1999, Heidi has exclusively practiced personal injury litigation and has handled motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice, occupiers’ liability, long-term disability and product liability matters. She has presented at personal injury and related programs and conferences organized by the Advocates’ Society, Osgoode Hall, The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and by the Thunder Bay Law Association, among others.
A graduate of the University of Western Ontario, Heidi is on the Board of The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society and the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto. In addition to her legal pursuits, Heidi devotes her spare time to volunteering for non-profit charitable organizations in the community including children’s charities and athletics.