Alex St. John
- Call to the Bar, 2017
- Western University, J.D., 2016
- Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers
- Ontario Bar Association
- Canadian Bar Association
Alex’s sound judgment, determination and work ethic provide clients with guidance, clarity and confidence while navigating complex problems. He is just as capable of negotiating a fair resolution for his clients as he is at litigating cases in an efficient and practical manner to ensure a just result.
Alex practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation, labour law and insolvency law. He has represented clients at all levels of court in Ontario, at the Ontario Labour Relations Board and in labour-arbitration proceedings.
Alex earned a J.D. from the Faculty of Law at Western University in 2016. During his studies he worked as a supervisor at Community Legal Services and represented clients before the Ontario Court of Justice, Small Claims Court, Landlord and Tenant Board, and Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Alex also volunteered as a case manager with the Sport Solution Clinic, where he supervised a team of students and supported Canadian national team athletes in team selection and athlete funding disputes, including drafting submissions for the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada.
Recent Representative Work
Protecting Pensions and Workers in Distressed Companies
Strengthening Rights for Non-unionized Employees
Alex was also co-counsel to the Plaintiff in Walmsley v. Blyth Academy, a class action in which the Plaintiff seeks minimum wage, vacation pay, and holiday pay on behalf of hundreds of teachers who the Plaintiff alleges were misclassified as independent contractors.
Defending Unions and Getting Workers Back to Work
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