Our Support Staff have strong communication and organizational skills. They perform a wide variety of responsible and confidential administrative duties to assist in the day-to-day running of the company.
Our Legal Support Team provides a range of activist legal support work before, during and after the action. The team co-ordinates legal information, legal briefings and training.
In her role as Director of Administration, Tanya is responsible for making the day-to-day operations of both the Guelph and Fergus law offices run smoothly, properly and efficiently.
Originally from Kitchener, Tanya obtained her CHRL designation bringing a comprehensive background in Human Resources Management to the firm. Reporting directly to the Managing Partner and the Executive Committee of SmithValeriote Law Firm LLP, Tanya supervises a team of three administration staff who report directly to her and administers various Human Resources duties for over 60 law clerks and assistants. Since joining the firm in 2011, one of her primary responsibilities is implementing the strategic direction of the firm and is also accountable for overseeing Human Resources, Administration, Finance, IT, and Facilities Management.
Outside of the office, Tanya loves to travel and has given back to the community through volunteer work including over 15 years involvement with the Children’s Wish Foundation.