Nina Plotnik

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Nina is a skilled advocate with experience in personal injury litigation, including tort, accident benefits and occupiers' liability claims. 

Nina is passionate about her files and completing examinations for discovery, examinations under oath, mediations and pre-hearings/case conferences. She has appeared before the Superior Court of Justice for numerous motions. With a proven ability to move files along the litigation process, Nina approaches each file in both a strategic and efficient manner. 

Nina earned her J.D. Degree from the University of Western Ontario and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance and economics from the University of Toronto. While obtaining her J.D., Nina worked as a faculty research assistant, associate editor at the Western Journal of Legal Studies and caseworker at the Community Legal Services Clinic. She was also the president of the law faculty's Advocacy Committee, an associate director of the Lerners Cup and participated in multiple moot competitions. Prior to being called to the Bar, Nina was an intern at the World Bank Group in Washington, D.C., where she participated in two international missions.

Nina is fluent in four languages and enjoys travelling, Latin dancing and playing squash in her spare time.


Work Experience

Associate, Schultz Frost LLP, Toronto, Ontario (2016 - Present)

Associate, Zarolia Barristers, Toronto, Ontario (2014 - 2016)

Student-at-Law, Fireman Steinmetz Daya LLP, Toronto, Ontario (2013 - 2014)

Short Term Consultant Intern, World Bank Group, Washington, DC (2012)



Year of Call: 2014

Juris Doctor J.D., University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (2013)

Bachelor of Commerce B. Com., (Finance and Economics), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (2010)


Volunteer Activities

Events Committee, Young Women in Law Association (2015 to date)

Western Advocacy Committee, University of Western Ontario (2012 - 2013)

Community Legal Services, London, Ontario (2012)

Western Journal of Legal Studies, University of Western Ontario (2007 - 2010)

Liquid Assets Dragon Boat Team, University of Toronto, Ontario (2007 - 2010)


Industry Associations

The Advocates' Society

Young Women in the Law

Ontario Bar Association


Making the HIGHway a Road less Traveled
by Nina Plotnik 2019-04-17

Operating a motor vehicle while under the infuence of an intoxicating substance can lead to a denial of priority coverage, liability coverage or specified benefits under the SABS:

Self Insured Retention and Loss Transfer
by Nina Plotnik 2017-01-09

CERTAS (Stuckless) v. ACE INA, Arbitrator Bialkowski, December 22, 2016

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