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Bernie Gluckstein

Founding Partner

Bernard L. Gluckstein

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Phone | 416.408.4252, Ext.222

Executive Assistant

Terri Robins

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Phone | 416.408.4252, Ext.224

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Bernard has always been a staunch advocate for the rights of injured persons. Well-known for his philanthropy, he provides executive and financial support to many non-profit organizations across Ontario. He frequently organizes events for persons with brain and spinal cord injuries.

Bernard has been practicing Personal Injury litigation since 1962 and is a Lifetime Member of the Law Society of Ontario.

Within the firm, Bernard is personally involved in most of the serious cases as well as taking an advisory position on most other cases, by providing insight and ensuring each client receives maximum compensation structured according to the specific needs of the client.

He has lectured extensively to various medical, legal, insurance and rehabilitation groups throughout North America. He is also widely published, including co-editing LexisNexis’ Personal Injury Practice Manual.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1962
  • Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation, Law Society of Ontario

Honours and Awards of Distinction

  • 2018, Dr. Robert Jackson Award for Celebrating Excellence in Leadership and Dedication to those with Disabilities
  • 2015, Inductee, CFPDP Disabled Hall of Fame Award
  • 2014, King Clancy Humanitarian Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating l 5.0 out of 5.0
  • 2011, Alumni Gold Key Service Award, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • 2007, Honoured at the Personal Injury Bar Dinner Celebration, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • 1976, Queen’s Counsel Appointment

Professional Associations, Memberships & Volunteering

  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • American Association for Justice
  • Medico-Legal Society of Toronto
  • Lifetime Member of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Director, ParaSport Ontario
  • Former Director, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
  • Former Director & Counsel, Canadian Brain Injury Coalition
  • Former Director & Counsel, Ontario Brain Injury Association
  • Pro Bono Activities

Published Works

  • Co-Editor LexisNexis’ Personal Injury Practice Manual