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Yvonne Birch

Legal Assistant

PhilosophyIn a word: Compassion

Yvonne has twenty plus years’ of experience providing a wide range of confidential administrative support at a senior level in a demanding environment. She has proven strong interpersonal and communication skills coupled with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex responsibilities efficiently and accurately. Yvonne is an independent and self-motivated professional with solid knowledge of legal procedures.

Degree in Criminology and Minor in English: University of Toronto, Law Clerk Program: Seneca College

An interesting tidbit

Yvonne is a proud hockey mom and a huge lover of Golden Doodles.

Backstory

Yvonne began her career at a mid-sized progressive law firm in Toronto, focusing on wrongful dismissals, libel and slander serving co-ops, not-for-profits, charities, and socially-minded small businesses and individuals in Ontario. During her children’s development years, she stayed active and focused working part-time in both medium and larger law firms gaining a wide range of experience in both legal clerking and legal administration. Joining Bernardi law has allowed her to gain valuable insights into the world of employment law. Yvonne is developing a new understanding of workplace dynamics, culture, and personality differences, along with working with a great team.

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