Lori O'Brien Law Clerk

Primary phone: +1 613-233-1781 x57298

Fax: +1 613-563-9869

Email: lori.obrien@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa

Lori O'Brien

Lori O'Brien is a law clerk in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, working in the advocacy department.

Since joining the firm in 1996, Lori has been specializing in the area of medical defence litigation. With 20 years of experience in litigation, Lori prepares all documentation relating to defence litigation, including pleadings, affidavits of documents, chronologies, motion materials, mediation briefs and pre-trial conference briefs. Lori liaises with and retains experts to give opinions on medical defence files. She is involved with all aspects of work within the medical defence group.

Lori has an extensive knowledge and understanding of the Rules of Civil Procedure. She also has experience with the organization and daily management of large files and experience in trial preparation.

Career & Recognition

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  • 1997

    • Education
      Algonquin College, Legal Assistant Diploma (Hons.)
  • 1995

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, BA


  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • Ottawa Association of Law Clerks

Representative Work

Lori has been involved with numerous large medical malpractice files, dealing with complicated medical and liability issues. Additionally, she has assisted at trials and examinations for discovery.