Christopher J. Jaglowitz
Chris Jaglowitz practises condominium law and dispute resolution at GMA. He provides quick, economical and effective advice to condo boards, managers and unit owners on condo law issues and helps avoid, minimize or resolve a wide variety of condo disputes, including:
- business, contract, construction and real estate disputes;
- debt collection and bankruptcy proceedings;
- fraud and proceeds of crime recovery;
- professional negligence claims;
- condominium rule enforcement applications; and
- condominium lien and power of sale proceedings.
Chris also counsels individual, corporate and condominium clients in regulatory and quasi-criminal matters in court and before such bodies as the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority, the Landlord and Tenant Board, the License Appeal Tribunal, and the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
Outside of court, Chris acts for condominium corporations and unit owners in private mediation and arbitration proceedings under the Condominium Act, 1998 in disputes dealing with such things as reciprocal agreements and “people, pets and parking.” In addition to providing counsel on such cases, Chris also offers his services as a neutral arbitrator for any type of condo dispute.
Chris is a native of Delhi, Ontario, a graduate of McMaster University, the University of Windsor law school and the advanced civil litigation section of the Law Society Bar Admission Course. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2001, joined GMA in 2003 and became a partner in 2013.
Since joining GMA, Chris has been actively involved in the condominium industry and the civil litigation bar. He served as a member of the ACMO Associates Executive, is a recipient of the “Associate of the Canadian Condominium Institute” (ACCI) designation, and is a past chair of the Civil Litigation Section of the Ontario Bar Association. He also writes and lectures extensively on condominium law and civil litigation topics at seminars, conferences and courses for legal professionals, property managers and condominium directors and owners.
In 2008, Chris launched GMA’s Ontario Condo Law Blog, Canada’s first and foremost condo law blog. Subscribe today and stay current with the latest news, developments and trends in condominium law.
Chris assisted in the Ontario Government’s review of the Condo Act from 2012 to 2014 by sitting on its working groups and expert panel. Throughout the process, Chris advocated meaningful law reform and effective manager regulation, which came true with Bill 106, the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015.
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