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A. Maria Bursey

A. Maria Bursey

Maria Bursey is an associate and was called to the bar in Ontario in 2009. She practices exclusively in the area of professional negligence.

Prior to joining Powell Barrister Professional Corporation in 2011, Maria was an associate in the litigation group at a midsized Bay Street law firm where she articled. Maria has acted, and continues to act, as lead counsel on numerous professional negligence files with respect to claims against real estate agents and lawyers.

She also acts as Independent Legal Counsel to the Real Estate Council of Ontario's Discipline Committee and in her spare time volunteers as Duty Counsel with Pro Bono Law Ontario.

Educational Background

  • Queen's University Faculty of Law, Juris Doctor, 2008
  • Carleton University, Masters of Arts, focusing on Canadian political institutions, 2006
  • Dalhousie University, Honours Bachelor of Arts in political science and history, 2004

While at Queen's, Maria won both the David Sabbath Prizes in Constitutional Law and Advanced Constitutional Law and was a member of the Wilson Moot team (2007), the Fasken Martineau International Law Moot (2006) and represented clients at Queen's Legal Aid.

Contact Information

Markham Office
183 Main Street North
Markham, Ontario L3P 1Y2
Phone: (416) 203-1700
Fax: (416) 203-1702
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Toronto Office
1100 - 20 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2N8
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Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 6 PM
Saturday – Sunday: By Appointment Only

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