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Pinelopi Makrodimitris

Pinelopi Makrodimitris

Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone:
613-563-6693
Fax:
613-563-4577
Email:

Pinelopi Makrodimitris is dedicated to making a difference in her clients' lives and in the community. Pinelopi's practice focuses on not-for-profit corporations and charities, trust and estates, employment law and business law. She practiced law in the United States before relocating to Ottawa. Pinelopi was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2005, and joined Merovitz Potechin LLP in 2013.

Pinelopi has instructed courses at Carleton University, Algonquin College and Everest College, is involved with various charitable initiatives, and has served as the first woman President of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa. She is devoted to her family and enjoys playing Scrabble, travelling and attending sporting events.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2013

Areas of Practice

  • Not-for-profit Corporations and Charities
  • Trust and Estates
  • Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Wills

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certificate of Qualification, the National Committee on Accreditation of the Federation of the Law Societies of Canada, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2005

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M. - 2002
    • Honours: With Distinction
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1997
    • Honours: Heuisler Honor Society
  • University of Miami (Florida)
    • B.A. cum laude - 1994
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor at Carleton University, Algonquin College and Everest College

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Hellenic Canadian Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable James R. Eyler (Court of Special Appeals of Maryland), Appellate Law Clerk, 1997 - 1998

Pro Bono Activities

  • First Woman President of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa

Languages

  • Greek