Jasmine Daya & Co.

Jasmine Daya is the Managing Principal of Jasmine Daya & Co.

Education

Jasmine graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas in December 2001 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Economics. She completed the Canadian Securities Course in 2004.

Jasmine graduated from Queen’s University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Laws. While at Queen’s, Jasmine was the recipient of the Reuben Wells Leonard prize in Business law and an active volunteer within the Queen’s Law community. During the summer of 2003, Jasmine completed an International and Comparative Law Program through Tulane University that was hosted by McGill University.

After completion of the Bar Admissions Course and exams, Jasmine commenced her articles in 2005 under Jack Fireman and was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2006.  While continuing to practice as a full-time lawyer, Jasmine studied at Osgoode Hall graduating in 2009 with a Master of Laws. In 2013, Jasmine received a Certificate from Harvard Law School for successful completion of the Negotiation course for lawyers and executives.

Areas of Practice

Although Jasmine has files in all areas of personal injury, she focuses on claims involving minors, club assaults particularly those involving bouncers or nightclub security, cyberbullying which is a developing area in the civil law context, elder abuse, fatality claims and catastrophic claims involving motor vehicle accidents.

Volunteer Work

Jasmine volunteered as Duty Counsel (civil litigation) at the Toronto courthouse for Pro Bono Law Ontario for years. She has also guest lectured for the Insurance Law and Torts Law courses at Queen’s University and for the Personal Injury course at Osgoode Hall. She served as a mentor to the grade 11 Law class at the Bishop Strachan School and also served as a mentor for the Toronto Lawyers Association. Jasmine has enjoyed being a speaker at conferences held by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, on Career Day at the Bishop Strachan School and at various events held by the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University.  She has served as a judge on Law Day for the OBA/OJEN high school mock trials and as a judge for the Fulford Debate for high school students.  Jasmine derives great pleasure from inspiring young minds to aim high, set goals, work hard and achieve them.

Publications/Presentations

She has published articles titled “The Initial Client Interview”, “The MVAC Fund – The Procedure for Successful Recovery” and “The Top 5 Accident Benefit Cases”. She has also presented a webinar titled “Personal Injury is more than Motor Vehicle Accidents” wherein she discussed the civil law as it relates to cyberbullying and club/bar assaults.

Jasmine was interviewed in The Litigator magazine’s 25 year anniversary edition as one of 25 lawyers featured. Jasmine has also been interviewed by the CBC, My Business Magazine, Advocate Daily, Law Times, The Toronto Sun, FYIG, Auburn Lane, Occhi Magazine, Five Question Series, Fusia Magazine, DESI Magazine and Humble Beginning Entrepreneurs.

Professional Organizations

Jasmine is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, The Advocates’ Society, The Medico-Legal Society of Toronto and the Toronto Lawyers Association.

Charitable Organizations

Jasmine has implemented charitable organization initiatives for her firm believing that she has a social responsibility to give back. This deep-rooted belief is a result of her parents instilling this in her from a young age. Jasmine’s firm supports Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre, The Children’s Breakfast Club, SickKids Foundation and will be participating in the CIBC Run for the Cure.

Outside the Office

Jasmine is extremely committed to serving her clients as a lawyer however she also pursues her passions outside the office.  She launched JD in the Kitchen which provides simple recipes, tips and tricks for balancing a busy lifestyle with making time for home cooked meals to enjoy with family and friends.  Feel free to follow her on Instagram @jdinthekitchen.  Jasmine’s first cookbook will be released this year.

Jasmine also published her first fiction novel, Law Girl’s Bump in the Road under the pen name, Leia London which is currently available on Amazon.  Jasmine chose to use a pen name to differentiate between her voice as a lawyer and that of a “chicklit” author.

 

Support Staff

Tricia Persaud
Senior Assistant
(416) 967-9100 x 246 [email protected]
Mary Nguyen
Law Clerk
(416) 967-9100 x 237 [email protected]
Sau Ping Sung
Accident Benefits Assistant
(416) 967-9100 x 233 [email protected]