Devon Cassidy, Cox & Palmer – Moderator
Devon Cassidy is an Associate lawyer in the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer.
Her practice focus on condominium law and real estate, as well as estates and corporation/commercial matters. She is a frequent lecturer both locally and nationally. Devon is a part-time member of the Dalhousie Law School faculty.
Active in the condominium law community, Devon is the President of the Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute and a Director at Large on the National Executive of the Canadian Condominium Institute.
Justin Tudor, Keller Engineering
Justin is the President and Senior Project Manager at Keller Engineering, a multi-discipline building science and envelope firm which has been providing tailored engineering investigatory and project management services with a focus on condominium restoration since 1982. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of building science and structural engineering.
Justin has overseen and completed hundreds of reserve fund studies, building conditions assessments and technical audits, while leading building element investigation including odour transfers, cladding failures, water infiltration, concrete, masonry deterioration and membrane replacements.
As a contract administrator, Justin prepares drawings and specifications for the structural rehabilitations, window and roofing replacements, parking renewals, and envelope restorations.
Ryan Griffiths, CWB Maxium Financial
Ryan Griffiths is the Director, Condominium Finance, at CWB Maxium Financial. Ryan’s top priority is working closely with condo boards and property managers to provide the best financial solution for their needs. Ryan specializes in arranging innovative financing for major condominium repair and maintenance projects. As a financial expert with over 20 years of experience, Ryan enhances the knowledge of his clients by providing the information and tools they need to make informed financial decisions.
Ryan is an active member of the condominium community and currently serves as a board member for the Canadian Condominium Institute (“CCI”) Huronia Chapter, and on various committees for the Toronto, Golden Horseshoe and Grand River Chapters of CCI. Ryan routinely develops materials on financials considerations for condominium corporations, and conducts speaking engagements on condominium finance topics at conferences and industry events across Canada.
Harold Weidman, Reliance Asset Consulting
Harold Weidman has held the Certified Reserve Planner designation (Real Estate Institute of Canada) for the past 20 years and is practicing as a planner with Reliance Asset Consulting Inc. The construction industry has been a part of his life since 1965 and he has worked in various residential and commercial positions within the business and has been completing costing and deprecation analysis as well as financial analysis on real estate over the past 48 years as an appraiser. He has completed reserve fund studies and depreciation reports throughout Alberta and BC. Harold has appeared before the Municipal Government Board with regard to Condominium Reserve Fund studies on multi-family properties. He is currently the chairman of the Real Estate Institute of Canada Certified Reserve Planner Standards Committee.
Dan Campbell, Cox & Palmer
Dan’s practice focuses on health law and medical defence, including acting as counsel to the Canadian Medical Protective Association and its member physicians. His successful litigation practice also includes administrative law, including regulated industries, environmental, and competition law. Dan serves as General Counsel to the Halifax office.
Dan was a founding director, and later chairman and executive committee member, of the Canadian Lawyers’ Insurance Association, a reciprocal insurance exchange providing professional liability insurance for lawyers. He was a director of the Lawyers’ Insurance Association of Nova Scotia. In 2011-2012 he served as President of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.
Dan was a part-time member of the Faculty of Law of Dalhousie University, teaching Competition Law, and has been a frequent lecturer for the Continuing Medical Education Department of the Faculty of Medicine.
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