First joining LLDG in 2003, Richard Levitt practises in the areas of wills and estates, commercial and residential real estate law, and corporate law.
He is the proud recipient of the Etobicoke Guardian Readers' Choice Award for Best Lawyer in 2023, 2022 and 2021.
Richard has proudly served as director for Etobicoke Services for Seniors, a community non-profit organization. He has also delivered corporate law seminars at the Toronto Business Development Centre as part of the Ontario Self-Employment Benefit Program. Most recently, Richard has lectured on the topic of wills and estates to major financial institutions and community organizations in Etobicoke, Mississauga and Mimico.
While attending Osgoode Hall Law School, Richard helped conceive and launch the Small Claims Court Information Clinic, through which he helped members of the public navigate the ins and outs of small claims court. He performed a similar community role while attending Monash Law School in Melbourne Australia, providing volunteer legal services through a clinic whose clientele came from disadvantaged communities.
Richard graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2002 after earning an honours degree in philosophy from the University of Western Ontario in 1998. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Areas of Practice
- Real estate - commercial and residential
- Wills and estate planning
- Small business Law
- Mortgages, refinancing and leases
- Business purchases and sales
- Limited distance agreements for laneway housing
Richard is very personable, knowledgeable, and professional, and always answers our questions respectfully within a timely manner. We trust him wholeheartedly with important life choices and know he will guide us honestly according to our family's needs.
Attention to detail, excellent at explaining the process, picked up the phone to call without hesitation. Kind, funny and infinitely knowledgeable. I'd recommend Rich to anyone.
Richard Levitt has taken care of multiple real estate transactions for me as well as many of my clients. Very thorough and so pleasant and easy to deal with.