About Our Professionals
The founding partner of Goddard Gamage, Jan Goddard,
has more than 30 years of estates, trusts, and guardianship experience including her years in private practice and as a policy advisor and manager at the Office of The Public Guardian and Trustee. Combined with her training in gerontology, this experience
makes Jan a valued leader in Ontario in our field.
Managing Partner Nimali Gamage joined Jan Goddard as an associate in 2002 and became partners with Jan in 2012. Nimali has practiced exclusively in the areas of estates, trusts and guardianship law since 2002 and has become a leader in Ontario in the niche area related to Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) benefits.
Associate Jordan Korn built a strong litigation practice before joining our firm in 2019. He is interested in all areas of estates and related litigation including guardianship, power of attorney disputes, and complex trusts and wills cases.
Associate Brittany Miller, who also joined us in 2019, came from a respected commercial firm in downtown Toronto. She is particularly drawn to estate administration and to drafting wills and other estate-planning documents.
Mallory Laurie started her career as a criminal lawyer, but was drawn to the complexities and challenges of estate litigation. She joined our firm as an associate in 2022, and focuses her practice on will challenges, guardianships, capacity and mental health issues.
Katherine Holden joined us as an associate in 2022 after articling with our firm. She graduated from Queen's University Faculty of Law in 2020, where she was a caseworker and mentor at the Elder Law Clinic. She is interested in estates, capacity and elder law.
Kostas Renieris articled with our firm and joined us as an associate in 2023. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2022 where he was involved with pro bono groups including the Wills Project. He is interested in both the drafting and litigation sides of firm’s practice.
Janice McGuire is our Estates Clerk. She helps clients through all aspects of estate administration, from applying for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee, to the distribution of estate assets. Janice joined our firm in 2012.