SHELDON J. TENENBAUM

Partner

Graduated from the University of Toronto in 1984 with a B.Sc in Physics and received his LL.B from Queen’s University in 1987.  He was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1989.  Mr. Tenenbaum was involved in the energy sector for a number of years in both a legal and entrepreneurial capacity.  He returned to private practice in 1997.  Mr. Tenenbaum has lectured in real estate for the Canadian Bar Association, as well as teaching and tutoring law students in the Bar Admission Course for new Ontario lawyers. He was a past director of the Multiple Dwelling Standards Association (now Fair Rental Policy Organization) and ratepayers groups.  As part of his commitment to access to justice, Mr. Tenenbaum has served as a member of Legal Aid Ontario’s area committee and continues to accept legally aided and low income clients. He also serves as a duty counsel in the family and criminal courts and as a “special duty counsel” for clients with mental health issues charged with criminal offences. Mr. Tenenbaum applies his passion for the practice of law primarily in the areas of Family Law, Real Estate, and Criminal Law.  He has had over 20 years experience in advocacy before various courts and tribunals in Ontario.  Mr. Tenenbaum is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (since 1989), the Family Lawyers Association, the Criminal Lawyers Association, and the Toronto Lawyers Association.