Merovitz Potechin LLP
300-1565 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8R1
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Merredith is a problem solver, often coming up with creative solutions for unique issues. She has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate transactions, including the development of property and shared property interests, complex title matters and title insurance.
She is a frequent lecturer on real estate matters for the Law Society of Ontario, FOLA, OBA, CCLA, numerous other local law associations, the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario and Stewart Title.
Merredith is the Real Estate Co-Chair for the Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA); is a member of the CCLA Solicitor’s Conference Planning Committee and was an active member of the CCLA Real Estate Lawyer’s Committee from 2001-2014. She is a member of the Provincial Working Group on Lawyers and Real Estate as well the Law Society’s Real Estate Liaison Group.
In 2009, Merredith was honoured to receive the Regional Senior Justice Award from the CCLA and in 2018 was honoured again to receive the CCLA Abe Feinstein Solicitor Award.
Merredith is inquisitive by nature and relishes the complexity and intellectual challenge of her work with title matters. She also loves the collegial aspect of her work, sharing information and working with a team towards a common goal. She is ambitious and confident, a natural leader, and always happy to dive in the deep end.
As a Maritimer, Merredith is drawn to the ocean. She is also a voracious reader – and has been her whole life. She loves music and theatre and attends as many shows each year as her schedule will allow.
Certified as a Specialist in Real Estate Law by the Law Society of Ontario, 2021
York University, Osgoode Hall
LL.M. – 2003
University of New Brunswick
LL.B. – 1997
B.A. – 1993
Regional Senior Justice Award, County of Carleton Law Association – 2009
Abe Feinstein Solicitor Award, County of Carleton Law Association – 2018
Distinguished Service Award, Federation of Ontario Law Associations – 2021