Pinelopi Makrodimitris

Pinelopi Makrodimitris

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Pinelopi Makrodimitris is dedicated to making a difference in her clients' lives and in the community. Pinelopi's practice focuses on wills, trusts and estates, business law, not-for-profit corporations and charities, and employment 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

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

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


  • 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


  • Instructor at Carleton University, Algonquin College and Everest College

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • 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


  • Greek