Nicholas Mester has been a partner of Thompson, Tooze, McLean & Elkin since 2015. Prior to his admission as a partner of the firm, Nick had been an associate of the firm since 2010.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Occupiers’ Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Coverage Disputes
Nick graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He obtained his Juris Doctorate (JD) from Case Western Reserve University in
Cleveland, Ohio. Education B.A.- University of Wisconsin- 2002 and JD- Case Western Reserve University- 2005.
During his tenure at the firm, Nick’s practice has primarily been devoted to insurance defence, where he represents clients in both the Superior Court of Justice and the Divisional Court. Nick has represented insurance companies in lawsuits involving motor vehicle collision, slip and fall accidents, coverage disputes, occupier’s liability and products liability. Nick handles all aspects of the defence from the drafting of the initial pleadings to trial. Nick has successfully tried multiple jury trials at the Superior Court of Justice involving both motor vehicle collisions and slip and fall accidents
Nick’s greatest accomplishment to date was prevailing on two back-to-back trials involving motor vehicle accidents, including a zero dollar jury verdict.
- Lichtenstein v. Bathurst Towers / 2011
- Saleh v. Nebel / 2015
- Jugmohan v. Royle / 2015
- Chretien v. Ryder Truck Rental Canada Limited / 2015