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Charles Roach Law Chambers
Charles Roach passed away on October 2, 2012. His law firm, Roach, Schwartz & Associates, ceased operating on December 31, 2012. The following lawyers will carry on Charley's pursuit for justice as independent law firms in the Charles Roach Law Chambers at the same location of 688 St. Clair Ave. West.
V. (Bala) Balasubramaniam

V. (Bala) Balasubramaniam
Tel: 416-657-1465
Fax: 416-657-1511
bala@roachschwartz.com

V. (Bala) Balasubramaniam
Bala is a medical doctor hailing from Sri Lanka. After practising medicine for several years, Bala was called to the Ontario bar in 1994. He is an alumnus of the University of Windsor (LL.B.), York University (LL.M.), University of Detroit Mercy, U.S.A. (J.D.), and the University of Toronto (Medical Sciences). He is also a Chartered Insurance Professional, qualified in casualty, property, and marine insurance.

Bala's law practice spans areas where medical issues are involved including all forms of insurance claims - casualty, property, life, disability, employment, workers' compensation, Canada pension, etc.

Peter M. Rosenthal

Peter M. Rosenthal

Tel: 416-978-3093
Fax: 416-657-1511
rosent@math.toronto.edu

Peter M. Rosenthal
Peter is a professor of mathematics and also adjunct professor of law at the University of Toronto. He was called to the bar in 1992. He is particularly interested in police matters, the homeless and anti-war issues. He has participated in a number of inquests, royal commissions, and has argued cases at all levels, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He is well known for his pro-bono work on behalf of the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP).
 
Michael A. Leitold

Michael A. Leitold

Tel: 416-657-1484
Fax: 416-657-1511
mleitold@roachschwartz.com

Michael Leitold
Michael Leitold works closely with various community organizations and agencies across Toronto in defending low-income people against eviction and criminal charges.

He works in the areas of criminal law, administrative law, and civil litigation. He appears regularly at the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Landlord and Tenant Board, and the Social Benefits Tribunal.
Sarah Shartal

Sarah Shartal

Tel: 647-501-1310
Fax: 416-657-1511
sshartal@roachschwartz.com

Sarah Shartal Levinthal
(Profile coming soon)

Jeff Carolin

Jeff Carolin

Tel: 416-410-6996
Fax: 416-657-1511
jeff@jeffcarolinlaw.ca

Jeff Carolin
Before opening his office in the Charles Roach Law Chambers, Jeff clerked at the Ontario Court of Appeal for Justices Doherty, Feldman, and Pepall. Working at the top court in Ontario added to the practical legal experience that Jeff had gained working at Pivot Legal Society in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, at Parkdale Community Legal Services in the immigration division, and at the downtown Toronto public interest civil litigation firm of Klippensteins Barristers & Solicitors. Jeff graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2011 and was awarded the gold medal for achieving the highest standing in his class. Before entering the legal profession, Jeff was involved with international development & solidarity projects in Bolivia and Guatemala. Jeff continues his political work today through the Law Union of Ontario.