Angela’s practice focuses on all aspects of tax dispute resolution, from the audit stage with the Canada Revenue Agency, through appeals the Tax Court of Canada, and beyond, to the Federal Court of Appeal or wherever the matter leads.
Angela is the Chair of the Taxation Law Section of the (Canadian) Ontario Bar Association and the first woman to hold this position. She is also a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and is enrolled in the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Program.
Prior to specializing in tax law, Angela spent nearly 7 years in civil litigation, and domestic family law with a focus on child protection. During this time, she worked as in-house legal counsel at the Children’s Aid Society of the Niagara Region while maintain a practice at one of the areas’ largest firms.
Angela was born and raised in Niagara Falls and continues to have strong ties to the Niagara Region. She’s an avid painter with an affinity for languages, having studied French, Italian, and Spanish.
Angela completed her undergraduate degree at Brock University. Her attraction to taxation law commenced in law school, as a Research Assistant for a taxation law professor. She excelled in the Master of Law (Taxation) full-time program at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. Angela continued to take taxation law courses post-LLM and has now completed every task law course offered. She has written 16 academic final papers in varied areas of taxation law. and attended over 100 continuing professional development programs since 2015.
Awards and Accolades
- Brock University In-Course Scholarship for achieving highest mark in any course offered by Sociology Department in 1999 – 2000 academic year (2000)
- Book Prize of the Consulate General of Italy, Toronto c/o Brock University for highest mark in any language course offered in 1998 -1999 academic year (1999)
- Brock University Entrance Scholarship (renewed annually)