Weiler, Maloney, Nelson Lawyers

  • Contact Person Name : Frederick J.W. Bickford
  • Establishment year : 1946
  • Attorney in main Office : -
  • All Attorney : 1
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Weilers was founded in 1946 and is one of the longest established law firms in Ontario. WJ Weiler and GB Weiler founded the firm and were later joined by William Maloney, Victor Maloney and Don Nelson. Weiler Maloney Nelson developed a blue-chip clientele on the foundation of providing expert legal advice and demonstrating a genuine concern for our clients, lawyers, staff and the community.
The firm’s excellent reputation in the legal profession and the community has allowed Weilers to attract and retain top-drawer legal talent. Two of its past partners received judicial appointments. The Law Society of Upper Canada designated current partners, Fred Bickford and Garth O’Neill, as Certified Specialists (Labour Law); Ross Judge as a Certified Specialist (Real Estate); and John Cyr as a Certified Specialist (Corporate and Commercial).


Area of Practice

Business Immigration
Aboriginal Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
E-commerce and the Internet
Corporate and Commercial Law
Family Law
General and Commercial Litigation
Institutional and Not-for-Profit Organizations
Labour Relations (Management Side) and Employment Law
Municipal Law
Personal Injury and Insurance Litigation
Real Estate
Wills and Estates

Lawyer's Profile


Name: Frederick J. W. Bickford


He has a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Manitoba and graduated with a law degree from Queen's University


Recognized across Northwestern Ontario as a leading counsel in labour, employment and administrative law
Has expertise in all aspects of unionized and non unionized workplaces and is active before all labour and employment-related tribunals, as well as human rights and administrative tribunals
He has argued cases at all levels of court in Ontario (including the Court of Appeal), in Manitoba before the Court of Queen's Bench and Court of Appeal, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada
In the public sector, his clients include health care and social service organizations, First Nations and a post secondary educational authority. Private sector clients include major forest, mining and industrial corporations
He has acted for federal and provincial government departments and agencies
He is the Editor in Chief of “Management Rights”; a prestigious national publication devoted to labour relations issues pertaining to employers
Served a three-year term as Alternate Chair of the Ontario Review Board
In 1997, The Law Society of Upper Canada designated him as a Certified Specialist (Labour Law)
In 2008 he was appointed to the Certified Specialist Board, part of the Professional Development and Competence Committee of The Law Society of Upper Canada
Prior to his legal career, he was an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, serving in a Signal Squadron and in an Airborne Infantry Battalion
Member of the Thunder Bay Law Association, and served a six-year term as an elected representative of the Ontario Bar Association for Northwestern Ontario
He also served several terms on the Ontario Branch Labour Relations Section Executive of the Canadian Bar Association
He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, and has served as President and Legal Adviser to the Fort William District Council of Scouts Canada

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