November 24, 2020

Law Girl Podcast

Jasmine Daya launches her podcast, Law Girl!  Keeping it real and breaking down the law, one interview at a time.  Jasmine’s intention is to educate the public about Personal Injury law through discussions with individuals in various sectors in a light-hearted and relaxed manner.  Jasmine’s passion as a Personal Injury lawyer and her always positive spirit shines through during the Law Girl podcast series.

DisclaimerThis podcast is for informational purposes only. Jasmine Daya & Company does not benefit from or endorse any of the individuals interviewed.

Season 3

Season 3 Episode 6: What do Business lawyers do?

October 20, 2020

Ryan Hunter is a partner at Chitiz Pathak LLP and is in their business law group. His practice focuses on the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity and venture capital financings in various industries. Ryan’s practice also includes advising public and private company clients on ongoing securities and corporate law requirements.

Prior to joining Chitiz Pathak LLP, Ryan worked as an associate in both the Calgary and Toronto offices of a national law firm.

Ryan received his BA (Hons.) from the University of Guelph in 1996, his LLB from Queens University in 2000 and has subsequently completed the Canadian Securities Course. Ryan was called to the Alberta Bar in 2002 and the Ontario Bar in 2004.

Season 3 Episode 5: The Area of Employment Law

September 29, 2020

On this episode of Law Girl, Jasmine Daya sits down with Janine Liberatore, Partner at Hunter Liberatore Law.

Tenacious, concise, driven, decisive, dedicated, organized, and strategic are some of the words used by Janine’s clients when asked to describe her. She loves what she does, every day. Janine became an employment lawyer because she loves advocacy and relationships. Practicing labour and employment law for almost 15 years Janine feels most at home unravelling complex labour relations issues, making legal submissions to a court or tribunal, participating in mediation, or training management or future legal experts on employment concepts or alternate dispute resolution.

Season 3 Episode 4: The Area of Estates, Capacity and Elder Law

September 10, 2020

On this episode of Law Girl, Jasmine Daya sits down with Nimali Gamage. Nimali’s practice at Goddard Gamage includes both litigation and solicitor’s work and has a special focus on guardianship, power of attorney issues, elder law, estate planning, estate litigation and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) issues. She has extensive experience assisting families with disabled loved ones with their estate planning, litigation regarding mental capacity issues, and guardianship and ODSP advice. She also has significant experience representing persons whose capacity is being questioned by others, whether they are involved in litigation, doing their own estate planning, or need advice about ODSP legal issues.

Season 3 Episode 3: What Do Family Lawyers Do?

August 25, 2020

On this episode of Law Girl, Jasmine Daya sits down with Carolyn Chambers who is a Family Lawyer at Gelman Associates. Carolyn graduated from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in 2003 with a B.Comm. in Marketing. Then, she got her LL.L. (Civil Law) in 2007 and her LL.B. (Common Law) in 2008 from the National Program at the University of Ottawa. She also graduated from Osgoode Hall, York University in 2012 with an LL.M. in Family Law. She goes the “extra mile” by analyzing the financial data to strengthen her clients’ cases with the goal of assisting her clients in not only reaching financial settlements but in reaching financial settlements that consider both the short-term and long-term financial impact.

Season 3 Episode 2: What Do Criminal Defence Attorneys Do?

Aug 11, 2020

In this episode, Jasmine Daya sits down with Jonathan Rosenthal who is a Toronto-based criminal defence attorney. His practice focuses on white-collar matters and regulatory offences. He has appeared at every level of court in Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with his LLB in 1987. He is an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode, where he is both Co-Director of the Trial Advocacy Program and the Intensive Program In Criminal Law. He is also a Team Leader of the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop (ITAW), an annual course offered to practicing lawyers by Osgoode Professional Development.

Season 3 Episode 1: What Do Entertainment Lawyers Actually Do?

July 27, 2020

In this episode, Jasmine Daya sits down with Doug Murray, a partner with Taylor Oballa Murray Leyland LLP, practicing in the areas of film, television, new media and music law. Doug is not only an entertainment lawyer but he is also an accomplished actor. This interview enables individuals to learn more about the area of entertainment law as well as how COVID-19 has impacted this practice area.

Season 2

Season 2 Episode 5: Articling Students

July 22, 2020

In this episode of Law Girl, I send off my articling students, Laura and John and wish them all the best as lawyers, especially during these uncertain times, as well as compare my articling experience to theirs.

Season 2 Episode 4: Class of 2020

May 20, 2020

In this episode of Law Girl, I discuss my story as a new graduate during the 9/11 attack.

Season 2 Episode 3: COVID-19 and “Mother Guilt”

April 29, 2020

In this episode of Law Girl, I discuss “mother guilt” which has increased since COVID-19 despite spending more time with my kids than I ever have as a working mom.

Season 2 Episode 2: Coronavirus Layoffs

April 14, 2020

In this episode of Law Girl, I discuss the harsh reality about what I had to do with my firm to keep it running in the future due to COVID-19.

Season 2 Episode 1: COVID-19 #Unfiltered

April 6, 2020

In the first episode of Season 2, I want to give you the raw and real story about what’s happening in my life due to COVID-19. Stay tuned for more episodes.

Season 1

Episode 9: Personal Injury and Mislabelled Products

Season 1 Episode 9: Personal Injury and Mislabelled Products

March 15, 2020

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Joey Salmingo, television presenter, host and founder of The Food Allergy Training and Education Initiative, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to training and educating individuals regarding food allergies. Joey shares his personal journey with the loss of his sister, Joanna as a result of a nut allergy that occurred after eating a dessert that was purchased at a grocery store and that was not clearly labelled.

Jasmine and Joey discuss The F.A.T.E. Initiative, the current state of the law regarding food labels, EpiPens and much more!

Episode 8: Personal Injury and Litigation Funding

Season 1 Episode 8: Personal Injury and Litigation Funding

March 15, 2020

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Stephen Pauwels, co-founder of BridgePoint Financial to discuss the services his company provides with respect to client funding and law firm funding.

Jasmine and Stephen discuss expert access, disbursement financing, pre-settlement financing, treatment loans and much more!

Episode 7: Personal Injury and Cosmetic Tattoo Artistry

Season 1 Episode 7: Personal Injury and Cosmetic Tattoo Artistry

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Anna Chow, co-owner of The Good Geisha to discuss Personal Injury in the context of cosmetic tattoo artistry.

Jasmine and Anna discuss microblading, cosmetic tattoo artistry, laser tattoo removal, potential side effects and risks, common injuries that could arise from negligent application of permanent makeup and much more!

Episode 6: Personal Injury and Cosmetic Medicine

Season 1 Episode 6: Personal Injury and Cosmetic Medicine

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Anna Chow, co-owner of The Good Geisha to discuss Personal Injury in the context of cosmetic tattoo artistry.

Jasmine and Anna discuss microblading, cosmetic tattoo artistry, laser tattoo removal, potential side effects and risks, common injuries that could arise from negligent application of permanent makeup and much more!

Episode 5: Personal Injury and Rehabilitation Services

Season 1 Episode 5: Personal Injury and Rehabilitation Services

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Ellie Lapowich, owner and director of Innovative Case Management Inc., to discuss Personal Injury in the context of rehabilitation services.

Jasmine and Ellie discuss the case management process for car accident claims and review catastrophic versus non-catastrophic claims, funding for case management services, home modifications, options for short and long-term care facilities and more!

Episode 4: Personal Injury and Commercial Host Liability

Season 1 Episode 4: Personal Injury and Commercial Host Liability

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Nader Marzouk, co-owner of Figures Restaurant, &Company Resto Bar and Regulars Bar to discuss Personal Injury in the context of restaurants and bars.

Jasmine and Nader discuss safety within the venue, security personnel, service of alcohol, consumption of cannabis, obtaining insurance in the hospitality world and more!

Episode 3: Personal Injury and Negligence at the Gym

Season 1 Episode 3: Personal Injury and Negligence at the Gym

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Carlton Brown, Personal Trainer, a member of the Certified Professional Trainers Network Inc., a member of the International Sports Sciences Association, a Level 3 instructor for Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA, a Level II Kettlebell Instructor, a Level 2 Buddy Lee Jump Rope Instructor and a Level 1 Crossfit Instructor to discuss injuries in the context of personal training and gym negligence.

Jasmine and Carlton discuss issues that could arise at the gym such as due to faulty equipment, improper use of equipment, inattentive personal trainers and failure to call emergency personnel in response to health issues. Carlton also explains that trainers and the gym both have insurance if an unfortunate occurrence arises involving negligence.

Episode 2: Personal Injury and Cost Insurance

Season 1 Episode 2: Personal Injury and Cost Insurance

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Nick Robson, Vice President and General Counsel at The Judge to discuss After the Event Insurance, commonly referred to as “Cost Insurance”.

Jasmine and Nick discuss the benefits of cost insurance as well as recent case law regarding this relatively new insurance product available in Canada. Although advising clients of cost insurance is not a professional requirement of lawyers in Ontario, the Solicitors Code of Conduct in England & Wales requires that clients be informed of cost insurance as a way of mitigating a client’s risk.
Jasmine and Carlton discuss issues that could arise at the gym such as due to faulty equipment, improper use of equipment, inattentive personal trainers and failure to call emergency personnel in response to health issues. Carlton also explains that trainers and the gym both have insurance if an unfortunate occurrence arises involving negligence.

Episode 1: Personal Injury and Real Estate

Season 1 Episode 1: Personal Injury and Real Estate

In this episode, host Jasmine Daya sits down with Ravi Singh, founder and team leader of Connexus Group ReMax Hallmark Realty to discuss Real Estate from a Personal Injury perspective.

Jasmine and Ravi discuss disclosures from sellers, home inspection Do’s and Dont’s, how the market affects risk and safety and more.