Andrea Lusk has been with Gardiner Miller Arnold since 2001. She is an associate lawyer with a focus on Condominium Law, Civil Litigation, Real Estate and Trusts and Estates Law. Andrea is the editor-in-chief of GMA’s newsletter, Condo Alert!
Andrea acts for condominium corporations and condominium owners in a variety of matters and processes. She assists condominium corporations in contract, by-law and rule drafting and review, employment issues, business transactions and a variety of litigation matters. Andrea also represents unit owners in their disputes with condominium corporations dealing with a wide range of issues and disagreements. Whether acting for the corporation or the owner, Andrea is proud of her high rate of resolution of difficult cases to the satisfaction of her client.
Andrea routinely appears on motions, trials and other hearings in the Superior Court of Justice and before various administrative boards and tribunals. Andrea regularly volunteers as Duty Counsel at the Superior Court of Justice where she assists self-represented litigants in court preparation and appearances.
Andrea’s practice also includes the area of Wills and Estates and she has a quick, streamlined and pain-free system of assisting clients with their personal and business estate planning needs. She also assists with the administration of estates for estate trustees (formerly “executors”).
Andrea also acts for clients in various real estate matters, including purchases and sales, builder deals, leases and municipal matters.
Andrea obtained her LL.B. from the University of Windsor where she was a founding member and executive of CLA (Canadian Lawyers Abroad), a student executive of CLAIHR (Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights) a member of Women in the Law, and a participant in several competitive moots. Before achieving her law degree, Andrea obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, specializing in nutrition and biochemistry with a minor in world literature.
Andrea is fluent in Ukrainian.
Andrea is a member of the LSUC (Law Society of Upper Canada), OBA (Ontario Bar Association), CBA (Canadian Bar Association), and CCI (Canadian Condominium Institute) and has completed both the Basic and Advanced CCI Courses. She has also co-authored and published several articles including:
- Conducting a Civil Action Efficiently and Effectively: Practical Strategies
- Victory without Trial – Winning with Pre-Trial Remedies
- Civil Contempt – When is it a justifiable tactic?
- Pleading your Causes of Action to Win – Responding Strategies, Approaches and Considerations for a Statement of Defence.
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