Practice Highlights

Patrick D. Schmidt was admitted to The Law Society of Upper Canada in 1979 and Certified as a Specialist in Family Law since 1992. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto (1974) and a Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University Faculty of Law (1977). Patrick Schmidt is a senior family law practitioner and a partner at Thomson, Rogers in Toronto.

The Best Lawyers in Canada has included Patrick in its annual listing since the publication’s first edition in 2006; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory ranks him as Consistently Recommended. His rating in LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell is BV distinguished – very high.

Patrick Schmidt’s practice concentrates on matrimonial litigation with a focus on financial issues. He is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education and advocacy programs. Patrick Schmidt is a former appointee of the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Ontario to the Ontario Family Law Rules Committee (1992–2004 and 2012-2016) and the Ontario Civil Rules Committee (2005–2011).  He is a member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, The Advocates’ Society, the Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto (1974)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Queens University Faculty of Law (1977)

Professional Accreditations and Affiliations

  • 2016 LEXPERT Ranked Lawyer
  • 2017 Listed in Best Lawyers Canada
  • 2016 Martindale-Hubbell Ranked Lawyer
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • The Family Law Rules Committee for Ontario (1992-2004)
  • The Civil Rules Committee for Ontario
  • The Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association
  • The International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • Dispute Resolution Officer of the Superior Court of Justice

Additional Information

Additional Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation

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  • Patrick has worked on the following notable cases:

    Case Name & Citation Court Judgment Date Source
    1 Lindstrom c. Knowles, [2014] C.S.C.R. no 161 CASCC 2014/04/14 Supreme Court of Canada Rulings on Applications for Leave to Appeal and Other Motions
    2 Knowles v. Lindstrom, [2014] O.J. No. 695 ONCA 2014/02/13 Ontario Judgments
    3 Jordan v. Stewart, [2013] O.J. No. 3707 ONSupCtJus 2013/08/15 Ontario Judgments
    4 Knowles v. Lindstrom, [2013] O.J. No. 2439 ONSupCtJus 2013/05/15 Ontario Judgments
    5 Jordan v. Stewart, [2013] O.J. No. 903 ONSupCtJus 2013/03/01 Ontario Judgments
    6 Jordan v. Stewart, [2012] O.J. No. 2355 ONSupCtJus 2012/05/28 Ontario Judgments
    7 Thompson v. Thompson, [2011] O.J. No. 6259 ONSupCtJus 2011/11/15 Ontario Judgments
    8 Johanns v. Fulford, [2011] O.J. No. 4749 ONSupCtJus 2011/10/26 Ontario Judgments
    9 Johanns v. Fulford, [2011] O.J. No. 4071 ONSupCtJus 2011/09/14 Ontario Judgments
    10 Johanns v. Fulford, [2011] O.J. No. 3121 ONSupCtJus 2011/07/06 Ontario Judgments
    11 D’Alimonte v. Porretta, [2011] O.J. No. 1794 ONCA 2011/04/20 Ontario Judgments
    12 Slater v. Slater, [2011] O.J. No. 417 ONSupCtJus 2011/02/02 Ontario Judgments
    13 Johanns v. Fulford, [2010] O.J. No. 6320 ONCtJus 2010/12/21 Ontario Judgments
    14 D.J. v. S.F., [2010] O.J. No. 6158 ONCtJus 2010/11/02 Ontario Judgments
    15 Slater v. Slater, [2010] O.J. No. 4508 ONSupCtJus 2010/10/22 Ontario Judgments
    16 Anderson v. McWatt, [2010] O.J. No. 2106 ONSupCtJus 2010/05/20 Ontario Judgments
    17 Slater v. Slater, [2010] O.J. No. 791 ONSupCtJus 2010/03/01 Ontario Judgments
    18 Takhar v. Takhar, [2009] O.J. No. 5598 ONSupCtJus 2009/11/23 Ontario Judgments
    19 Anderson v. McWatt, [2009] O.J. No. 4981 ONSupCtJus 2009/11/19 Ontario Judgments
    20 Gold v. Gold, [2009] O.J. No. 4000 ONSupCtJus 2009/09/29 Ontario Judgments
    21 Takhar v. Takhar, [2009] O.J. No. 3882 ONSupCtJus 2009/09/14 Ontario Judgments
    22 Pengilley v. Pengilley, [2009] O.J. No. 3227 ONSupCtJus 2009/07/28 Ontario Judgments
    23 Van de Mierden v. Van de Mierden, [2009] O.J. No. 2453 ONSupCtJus 2009/06/11 Ontario Judgments
    24 Van De Mierden v. Van De Mierden, [2009] O.J. No. 2865 ONSupCtJus 2009/05/14 Ontario Judgments
    25 Bruce v. Bruce, [2008] O.J. No. 5708 ONSupCtJus 2008/11/05 Ontario Judgments
    26 Citron v. Citron, [2008] O.J. No. 5468 ONSupCtJus 2008/10/02 Ontario Judgments
    27 Green v. Green, [2008] O.J. No. 3778 ONSupCtJus 2008/09/29 Ontario Judgments
    28 Both v. Both, [2008] O.J. No. 3333 ONSupCtJus 2008/09/02 Ontario Judgments
    29 Stewart v. Stewart, [2008] O.J. No. 3478 ONSupCtJus 2008/08/27 Ontario Judgments
    30 Stewart v. Stewart, [2008] O.J. No. 4828 ONSupCtJus 2008/07/18 Ontario Judgments
    31 Vranich v. Vranich, [2008] O.J. No. 3765 ONSupCtJus 2008/07/18 Ontario Judgments
    32 Zafir v. Diamond, [2008] O.J. No. 1370 ONSupCtJus 2008/04/09 Ontario Judgments
    33 Lynch v. Segal, [2007] O.J. No. 4983 ONSupCtJus 2007/12/19 Ontario Judgments
    34 Reisman v. Reisman, [2007] O.J. No. 5449 ONSupCtJusDivCt 2007/12/10 Ontario Judgments
    35 Green v. Green, [2007] O.J. No. 4613 ONSupCtJus 2007/11/27 Ontario Judgments
    36 J.C. v. A.M.M., [2007] O.J. No. 3887 ONSupCtJus 2007/09/26 Ontario Judgments
    37 Elieff v. Elieff, [2007] O.J. No. 1802 ONSupCtJus 2007/05/07 Ontario Judgments
    38 Jordan v. Stewart, [2007] O.J. No. 1359 ONSupCtJus 2007/04/12 Ontario Judgments
    39 Green v. Green, [2007] O.J. No. 454 ONSupCtJus 2007/02/08 Ontario Judgments
    40 Balkou v. Morgan, [2007] O.J. No. 359 ONSupCtJus 2007/02/02 Ontario Judgments
    41 Strobele v. Strobele, [2006] O.J. No. 4580 ONCA 2006/11/17 Ontario Judgments
    42 Strobele v. Strobele, [2006] O.J. No. 4220 ONCA 2006/10/24 Ontario Judgments
    43 Weinrib v. Baker, [2006] O.J. No. 3470 ONSupCtJus 2006/08/29 Ontario Judgments
    44 Thomson v. Ludwick, [2006] O.J. No. 3707 ONSupCtJusFam Ct 2006/06/30 Ontario Judgments
    45 Weinrib v. Baker, [2006] O.J. No. 2713 ONSupCtJus 2006/04/28 Ontario Judgments
    46 Belittchenko v. Belittchenko, [2006] O.J. No. 5493 ONSupCtJus 2006/04/12 Ontario Judgments
    47 Murray v. Murray, [2005] S.C.C.A. No. 481 CASCC 2006/02/23 Supreme Court of Canada Rulings on Applications for Leave to Appeal and Other Motions
    48 Murray v. Murray [Indexed as: Murray v. Murray], 79 O.R. (3d) 147 ONCA 2005/12/15 Ontario Reports
    49 Murray v. Murray, [2005] O.J. No. 5379 ONCA 2005/12/15 Ontario Judgments
    50 Munro v. Munro, [2005] O.J. No. 4167 ONSupCtJusDivCt 2005/09/29 Ontario Judgments
    51 Lee-Chin v. Lee-Chin, [2005] O.J. No. 4108 ONSupCtJus 2005/09/26 Ontario Judgments
    52 Murray v. Murray, [2005] O.J. No. 3564 ONCA 2005/08/29 Ontario Judgments
    53 Murray v. Murray, [2005] O.J. No. 3563 ONCA 2005/08/29 Ontario Judgments
    54 Murray v. Murray* [Indexed as: Murray v. Murray], 76 O.R. (3d) 546 ONCA 2005/08/29 Ontario Reports
    55 Lee-Chin v. Lee-Chin, [2005] O.J. No. 4447 ONSupCtJus 2005/07/21 Ontario Judgments
    56 Sciuk v. Sciuk, [2005] O.J. No. 2012 ONSupCtJus 2005/05/16 Ontario Judgments
    57 Munro v. Munro, [2005] O.J. No. 821 ONSupCtJus 2005/03/01 Ontario Judgments
    58 Boris v. Boris, [2005] O.J. No. 971 ONSupCtJus 2005/01/04 Ontario Judgments
    59 Paech v. Paech, [2004] O.J. No. 5067 ONSupCtJus 2004/12/13 Ontario Judgments
    60 Munro v. Munro, [2004] O.J. No. 4946 ONSupCtJus 2004/11/19 Ontario Judgments
    61 Cundill v. Cundill, [2004] O.J. No. 3903 ONSupCtJus 2004/09/23 Ontario Judgments
    62 Munro v. Munro, [2004] O.J. No. 3837 ONSupCtJus 2004/09/08 Ontario Judgments
    63 Paech v. Paech, [2004] O.J. No. 3040 ONSupCtJusFam Ct 2004/07/15 Ontario Judgments
    64 Agresti v. Hatcher, [2004] O.J. No. 910 ONSupCtJus 2004/03/04 Ontario Judgments
    65 M.C.P. v. R.J.P., [2003] O.J. No. 3704 ONSupCtJus 2003/09/19 Ontario Judgments
    66 Barrett v. Kouril Estate, [2003] O.J. No. 2376 ONSupCtJusDivC t 2003/05/27 Ontario Judgments
    67 Christakos v. Papamanolopoulos, [2003] O.J. No. 1378 ONSupCtJus 2003/04/22 Ontario Judgments
    68 Simons v. Buck, [2003] O.J. No. 827 ONCA 2003/02/28 Ontario Judgments
    69 Marchese Estate v. Marchese, [2003] O.J. No. 25 ONCA 2003/01/14 Ontario Judgments
    70 S.R. v. M.R., [2003] O.J. No. 205 ONSupCtJus 2003/01/09 Ontario Judgments
    71 Voce v. Gibson, [2003] O.J. No. 146 ONCA 2003/01/09 Ontario Judgments
    72 Voce v. Gibson, [2003] O.J. No. 55 ONCA 2003/01/09 Ontario Judgments
    73 Jordan v. Stewart, [2002] O.J. No. 5200 ONSupCtJus 2002/12/10 Ontario Judgments
    74 Curtner v. McNally, [2002] O.J. No. 4636 ONSupCtJus 2002/11/29 Ontario Judgments
    75 Tennant v. Tennant, [2002] O.J. No. 4333 ONCA 2002/11/15 Ontario Judgments
    76 Tennant v. Tennant, [2003] I.L.R. I-4192 ONCA 2002/11/15 Canadian Insurance Law Reporter
    77 Tennant v. Tennant [Indexed as: Tennant v. Tennant], 62 O.R. (3d) 185 ONCA 2002/11/15 Ontario Reports
    78 R. v. M.R., [2002] O.J. No. 4239 ONSupCtJus 2002/10/18 Ontario Judgments
    79 S.R. v. M.R., [2002] O.J. No. 4238 ONSupCtJus 2002/10/18 Ontario Judgments
    80 Ramcharitar v. Ramcharitar et al.; Legal Aid Ontario, Intervenor [Indexed as: Ramcharitar v. Ramcharitar], 62 O.R. (3d) 107 ONSupCtJus 2002/10/18 Ontario Reports
    81 Jordan v. Stewart, [2002] O.J. No. 3965 ONSupCtJus 2002/10/11 Ontario Judgments
    82 Marchese Estate v. Marchese, [2002] O.J. No. 3867 ONCA 2002/10/11 Ontario Judgments
    83 Jordan v. Stewart, [2002] O.J. No. 4074 ONSupCtJus 2002/10/08 Ontario Judgments
    84 I.H. v. D.M., [2002] O.J. No. 3496 ONSupCtJus 2002/09/10 Ontario Judgments
    85 M.C.P. v. R.J.P., [2002] O.J. No. 3283 ONSupCtJus 2002/08/20 Ontario Judgments
    86 Simons v. Buck, [2002] O.J. No. 3120 ONSupCtJus 2002/08/01 Ontario Judgments
    87 I.H. v. D.M., [2002] O.J. No. 2838 ONSupCtJusFam Ct 2002/07/16 Ontario Judgments
    88 Dekroon v. Dekroon, [2002] O.J. No. 2982 ONSupCtJus 2002/07/09 Ontario Judgments
    89 S.R. v. M.R., [2002] O.J. No. 1519 ONSupCtJus 2002/04/09 Ontario Judgments
    90 Barrett v. Kouril Estate, [2001] O.J. No. 3959 ONSupCtJus 2001/10/11 Ontario Judgments
    91 M.C.P. v. R.J.P., [2001] O.J. No. 3042 ONSupCtJus 2001/07/20 Ontario Judgments
    92 Tennant v. Tennant, [2001] O.J. No. 3609 ONSupCtJus 2001/06/18 Ontario Judgments
    93 Tahor Holdings Ltd. v. 381579 Ontario Ltd., [2001] O.J. No. 2196 ONSupCtJus 2001/06/06 Ontario Judgments
    94 Dalgleish v. Dalgleish, [2001] O.J. No. 2187 ONSupCtJusFam Ct 2001/05/29 Ontario Judgments
    95 West v. West, [2001] O.J. No. 2149 ONSupCtJusFam Ct 2001/05/28 Ontario Judgments
    96 Anderson v. McWatt, [2001] O.J. No. 1429 ONCA 2001/04/12 Ontario Judgments
    97 Voce v. Gibson, [2001] O.J. No. 5778 ONSupCtJus 2001/03/05 Ontario Judgments
    98 Anderson v. McWatt, [2001] O.J. No. 199 ONCA 2001/01/23 Ontario Judgments
    99 Zaffino v. Zaffino, [2000] O.J. No. 4641 ONSupCtJus 2000/12/06 Ontario Judgments
    100 S.R. v. M.R., [2000] O.J. No. 4241 ONCA 2000/11/07 Ontario Judgments
    101 Voce v. Gibson, [2000] O.J. No. 4467 ONSupCtJus 2000/11/01 Ontario Judgments
    102 Spencer v. Spencer, [2000] B.C.J. No. 1313 BCSC 2000/06/21 British Columbia and Yukon Judgments
    103 Herman v. Rathbone, [2000] O.J. No. 2417 ONSupCtJusFam Ct 2000/06/19 Ontario Judgments
    104 Pevato v. Ashton, [2000] O.J. No. 560 ONSupCtJus 2000/02/18 Ontario Judgments
    105 Rathbone Herman v. Rathbone, 46 O.R. (3d) 678 ONSupCtJus 2000/01/27 Ontario Reports
    106 Herman v. Rathbone, [2000] O.J. No. 318 ONSupCtJus 2000/01/27 Ontario Judgments
    107 Canada Trust v. Off Estate, [1999] O.J. No. 4422 ONSupCtJus 1999/11/24 Ontario Judgments
    108 Smith v. Pichler, [1999] O.J. No. 4708 ONSupCtJus 1999/09/27 Ontario Judgments
    109 Miller v. Schnier, [1999] O.J. No. 3046 ONSupCtJusDivC t 1999/06/22 Ontario Judgments
    110 Miller v. Schnier, [1999] O.J. No. 11 ONCtGD 1999/01/05 Ontario Judgments
    111 Stewart v. Ryerson Polytechnic University, [1998] O.J. No. 5277 ONCA 1998/12/15 Ontario Judgments
    112 Herman v. Rathbone, [1998] O.J. No. 2295 ONCtGDFamCt 1998/06/03 Ontario Judgments
    113 Garden Village Investments Inc. v. Lala, [1996] O.J. No. 467 ONCA 1996/02/13 Ontario Judgments
    114 R. v. Schmidt, [1995] B.C.J. No. 2397 BCCA 1995/10/26 British Columbia and Yukon Judgments
    115 Chapman v. Chapman, [1993] O.J. No. 1744 ONCtGDFamCt 1993/07/27 Ontario Judgments
    116 Dunn v. Estate of Dunn et al. [Indexed as: Dunn v. Dunn Estate], 12 O.R. (3d) 601 ONDivCt 1993/02/26 Ontario Reports
    117 Dunn v. Dunn Estate, [1993] O.J. No. 458 ONDivCt 1993/02/26 Ontario Judgments
    118 Stavrakos v. Stavrakos, [1992] O.J. No. 1874 ONCtGD 1992/08/24 Ontario Judgments
    119 Dunn v. Dunn Estate, [1992] O.J. No. 1276 ONCtGD 1992/06/18 Ontario Judgments
    120 Sandra Elaine Dunn v. Estate of Nigel David Dunn, Imperial Life Assurance Co. of Canada and Dunn [Indexed as: Dunn v. Dunn Estate], 9 O.R. (3d) 95 ONCtGD 1992/06/18 Ontario Reports
    121 L.A.C. v. R.E.J. (Ont. Ct. (Gen. Div.)), [1992] O.J. No. 654 ONCtGD 1992/04/02 Ontario Judgments
    122 Singh v. Singh, [1992] O.J. No. 3123 ONCtGDFamCt 1992/03/26 Ontario Judgments
    123 Oxy Petrochemicals Inc. v. Beresford Packaging Inc. (S.C.C.), [1992] S.C.C.A. No. 90 CASCC 1992/03/02 Supreme Court of Canada Rulings on Applications for Leave to Appeal and Other Motions
    124 Oxy Petrochemicals Inc. v. Beresford Packaging Inc. (Ont. C.A.), [1992] O.J. No. 71 ONCA 1992/01/20 Ontario Judgments
    125 Singh v. Singh, [1992] O.J. No. 35 ONCtGDFamCt 1992/01/10 Ontario Judgments
    126 Stravrakos v. Stravrakos, [1991] O.J. No. 1481 ONCtGD 1991/08/19 Ontario Judgments
    127 Grafstein v. Chernick, [1990] O.J. No. 1573 ONHCJ 1990/08/09 Ontario Judgments
    128 Oliver v. Oliver, [1990] O.J. No. 581 ONSC 1990/03/09 Ontario Judgments
    129 Oliver v. Oliver (Master’s Ch.), 72 O.R. (2d) 275 ONSC 1990/03/09 Ontario Reports
    130 Children’s Aid Society of Metropolitan Toronto v. P. (J.), [1989] O.J. No. 2564 ONProvCtFamD 1989/12/13 Ontario Judgments
    131 Higgott v. Higgott, [1989] O.J. No. 1290 ONHCJ 1989/07/28 Ontario Judgments
    132 Casey v. Casey, [1988] O.J. No. 1973 ONHCJ 1988/12/09 Ontario Judgments
    133 Bourns v. Bourns, [1988] O.J. No. 1829 ONHCJ 1988/11/14 Ontario Judgments
    134 Naumetz v. Naumetz, [1988] O.J. No. 833 ONHCJ 1988/06/09 Ontario Judgments
    135 Binkley v. Binkley (Ont. C.A.), [1988] O.J. No. 414 ONCA 1988/04/28 Ontario Judgements
    136 Naumetz v. Naumetz, [1988] O.J. No. 197 ONHCJ 1988/02/08 Ontario Judgments
    137 Dusome and Maxwell Indexed as: Dusome v. Maxwell (Dist. Ct.), 62 O.R. (2d) 785 ONDistCt 1987/12/17 Ontario Reports
    138 Dusome v. Maxwell (Ont. Dist. Ct.), [1987] O.J. No. 1714 ONDistCt 1987/12/17 Ontario Judgments
    139 Doblinger v. Doblinger, [1987] O.J. No. 700 ONHCJ 1987/07/03 Ontario Judgments
    140 Dusome v. Maxwell, [1987] O.J. No. 1795 ONProvCtFamD 1987/02/18 Ontario Judgments
    141 Re Kern and Kern et al., [1986] O.J. No. 2356 ONHCJ 1986/02/17 Ontario Judgments
    142 Kern and Kern et al., 54 O.R. (2d) 11 ONHCJ 1986/02/17 Ontario Reports
    143 Diamond v. Kaufman, [1985] O.J. No. 1653 ONHCJ 1985/05/27 Ontario Judgments
    144 Neilson v. Rustmar Investments Ltd., [1985] O.J. No. 1627 ONDistCt 1985/03/20 Ontario Judgments
    145 Diamond v. Kaufman, [1984] O.J. No. 419 ONHCJ 1984/07/06 Ontario Judgments
    146 Diamond v. Kaufman, [1984] O.J. No. 452 ONHCJ 1984/06/08 Ontario Judgments
    147 Ellman v. Ellman, [1984] O.J. No. 1019 ONHCJ 1984/01/23 Ontario Judgments
    148 Tessis v. Tessis, [1983] O.J. No. 773 ONProvCtFamD 1983/10/20 Ontario Judgments
    149 Collacott v. Collacott (Ont. C.A.), [1983] O.J. No. 137 ONCA 1983/09/14 Ontario Judgments
    150 Elkind v. Elks Stores Ltd., [1983] O.J. No. 460 ONSC 1983/09/08 Ontario Judgments
    151 Hart v. Howse (Ont. C.A.), [1983] O.J. No. 100 ONCA 1983/04/29 Ontario Judgments
    152 Slipacoff v. Slipacoff et al., [1982] O.J. No. 3325 ONHCJ 1982/06/10 Ontario Judgments
    153 Slipacoff v. Slipacoff, [1982] O.J. No. 586 ONHCJ 1982/06/10 Ontario Judgments
    154 Slipacoff v. Slipacoff et al., (1982), 37 O.R. (2d) 375 ONHCJ 1982/06/10 Ontario Reports
    155 Mintz v. Mintz, [1982] O.J. No. 863 ONHCJ 1982/04/02 Ontario Judgments
    156 Income Investments (Wentworth) Ltd. v. Elmore, [1981] O.J. No. 833 ONHCJ 1981/09/04 Ontario Judgments
    157 Campbell v. Campbell, [1981] O.J. No. 809 ONHCJ 1981/08/24 Ontario Judgments
    158 International Mogul Mines Ltd. v. White & Co. Bailiffs Ltd., [1981] O.J. No. 520 ONHCJ 1981/03/26 Ontario Judgments
    159 Chapman v. Chapman, [1980] O.J. No. 1478 ONCA 1980/11/06 Ontario Judgments
    160 R. v. Habel, [1980] O.J. No. 2384 ONCA 1980/10/10 Ontario Judgments
    161 Nunan v. Nunan, [1980] O.J. No. 1377 ONHCJ 1980/10/08 Ontario Judgments
    162 Borins et al. v. Honest Ed’s Ltd., [1980] O.J. No. 3635 ONHCJ 1980/06/05 Ontario Judgments
    163 Borins et al. v. Honest Ed’s Ltd., 29 O.R. (2d) 79 ONHCJ 1980/06/05 Ontario Reports
    164 R. v. Levkoe, [1980] O.J. No. 657 ONHCJ 1980/02/26 Ontario Judgments
    165 Sea-Land Service Inc. v. Knight’s Appleden Fruit Ltd., [1980] O.J. No. 651 ONHCJ 1980/02/25 Ontario Judgments
    166 Solmon v. Elkind, [1980] O.J. No. 447 ONHCJ 1980/01/11 Ontario Judgments
    167 Solmon v. Elkind, [1979] O.J. No. 984 ONHCJ 1979/08/28 Ontario Judgments

     

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