Courtney Taylor Hamara

Contacts

chamara@sfllp.ca
T 905 528-7963 x160
F 905 577-0077

Criminal Administrative Assistant

Brenda Hertog
bhertog@sfllp.ca
905 528-7963 x123

Civil Administrative Assistant

Susan Benedetti
sbenedetti@sfllp.ca
905 528-7963 x152

Practice Areas

Year of Call

2015

Courtney practices in the areas of criminal law and civil litigation, with a focus on insurance defence litigation. In 2014 she graduated from McGill University in Montreal, with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.). Prior to attending law school, Courtney studied at McMaster University where she received an Honours B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies (2007), and an M.A. in Philosophy with a focus on philosophy of law (2009). Courtney articled at Sullivan Festeryga, and joined the firm as an associate in 2015.

Education

B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, 2014
M.A., Philosophy, McMaster University, 2009
B.A. (Hons), Philosophy and Religious Studies, McMaster University, 2007

Memberships

Canadian Defence Lawyers
Criminal Lawyers’ Association
Hamilton Criminal Lawyers’ Association
Hamilton Law Association
Hamilton Lawyers’ Club

Activities

Theatre Ancaster, Production Team – Set Design
Partners in Performance & Associates, Volunteer Standardized Patient and Exam Proctor

Personal

Courtney lived in France for a year before attending law school and loves to visit Europe whenever she gets a chance. In Hamilton she enjoys participating in the theatre community behind the scenes. Most recently she designed the set for Theatre Ancaster’s production of The Producers (2015) and assisted with set decoration for Shrek: The Musical (2016).