Who Are We

Danny J. McMullen

Lawyer and Founder
Main Office: 905-857-4890 | Direct: 905-857-0462 
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Experience as legal counsel in GTA
Legal training at McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Lord Beaverbrook Scholarship Recipient

Northview’s lawyer and founder, Danny J. McMullen, received his legal training at McCarthy Tétrault LLP where he summered, articled and practiced in the Real Property and Planning Group. He then transitioned into an in-house legal counsel role at one of the GTA’s largest industrial and commercial developers and property managers. Having been trained by some of the most experienced practitioners of commercial real estate law in the country, he brings a great deal of experience and passion to Northview Law and is motivated to help businesses grow and prosper. 

In these roles he has had an opportunity to hone his drafting and transactional skills while interacting with key decision makers and business leaders. This unique training process has provided him with the insight necessary to deliver commercially practical and strategic solutions.

Danny J. McMullen received his legal education at the University of New Brunswick where he was the recipient of the prestigious Lord Beaverbrook Scholarship, graduated on the Dean’s List and was voted as valedictorian of his graduating class. Prior to law school he received his Honours BA (History) from York University, where he graduated Cum Laude. 

Julia R. Sugden 

Senior Associate

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After completing her undergrad at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Julia headed across the pond to Canterbury, England to attain her law degree from the University of Kent.  Upon her return to Canada, she joined the in-house legal team of a leading GTA developer, where she gained significant experience as a transactional real estate and corporate/commercial lawyer.  Julia has aided in the purchase, sale, financing and development of over $5B in assets across Canada and the United States since the start of her career, and looks forward to seeing that number grow in the future.

In her off-time, Julia loves to travel abroad with her friends and family, watch football (of the American variety), and spend time with her adorable nieces.

Oksana Nasadiuk

Associate

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Simon Fraser University, Criminology, 2017

Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, LLM, 2019

Oksana earned her LLM from Osgoode Hall Law School. She is interested in Commercial Real Estate and Corporate Law. Shortly after receiving her degree, she opened her non-for profit which focuses on helping a vulnerable community in Toronto and GTA.

Outside of law, Oksana’s interests include horror movies, rock music and chess.

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Jenny Kim

Associate

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Jenny earned her dual J.D. degree from the University of Ottawa and Michigan State University. Prior to attending law school, Jenny studied at York University and obtained her bachelors degree in Sociology while also working with the Ministry of the Attorney General as a Case Management Coordinator. This is where her passion to become a lawyer was sparked.

After articling with the Crown’s office, Jenny worked as an Assistant Crown Attorney for a few years before deciding it was time for a change. Her interest in real estate led her to work in real estate law where she handled residential real estate transactions, assisted clients with estate planning and administration, and drafted and reviewed commercial leases.

Jenny is a Certified Civil Facilitative Mediator and earned this certification through her law studies at Michigan State University. She is member of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers and the Toronto Lawyers Association.

In her downtime, Jenny enjoys playing billiards and is member of the Canadian Pool Association. Her real passion is golf and she considers herself a lifelong student of the game.

Luke Giffen

Articling Student

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Luke earned his J.D. degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. In his time there, he was a key member of the Osgoode Securities Law Association while using his downtime to play intermural flag football with his friends at school.

Before this, Luke studied Sport Management at Brock University. He finished his time in St. Catharines by earning the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship which afforded him the opportunity to work in the Bahamas. Here, he worked closely with the organizing committee for the Commonwealth Youth Games that were held in Nassau in 2017.

Outside of the law, Luke enjoys attending concerts, watching new movies, and playing sports. Currently, he is trying to conquer the game of golf.

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Lori Else

Senior Wills, Estates & Corporate Clerk

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Lori graduated from the Legal Secretarial program at Seneca College in 1986 and has been working as a Legal Assistant/Law Clerk since she graduated.  Since then, Lori worked for a small law firm in North York until coming to work for Northview Law.  Lori has worked very closely with clients including preparation of their wills and powers of attorney.  Lori has extensive knowledge and experience with estate administration as well as assisting trustees with the  management of estates.  She has also aided in corporate transactions from incorporating companies to rollovers and purchase and sales of businesses.

Lori thoroughly enjoys dealing directly with clients and she does her best to ensure they feel comfortable with her passion for her job. 

In her personal time, Lori enjoys spending time with her family, her dog, and her longtime friends that are all a very important part of her life.

Sonia Finnegan-Rhoden

Senior Commercial Real Estate Clerk

 

Sonia has been working in real estate law since 1987. She worked at one of Canada’s leading law firms as a residential real estate clerk for over 20 years. She later transitioned to the area of commercial real estate at a mid-size law firm in downtown Toronto. Her vast experience has seen her tackle projects ranging from the acquisition of various multimillion-dollar commercial properties to the financing of industrial properties and everything in between.

Sonia is involved with all stages of the real estate transaction. In the early stages, she will help with due diligence issues through her efficiency in title searching, reporting on corporate search results, and reviewing surveys. As the deal finalizes, she will be integral in preparing title insurance, closing documents, and final reports for clients.

In her downtime, Sonia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening, and recently has become a pupil of golf.

Roxy Rice

Legal Assistant

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After completing the Legal Assistance program in Humber College in 2013, Roxy started her career within Residential Real Estate shortly thereafter. Being passionate in attending and collecting legal and factual documents, she utilizes her organizational skills in communicating with opposing counsel and other parties, clients, judicial administrative staff, and vendors. Her primary goal is to support Northview’s lawyers with her time management skills so all attorneys can stay on schedule.

In her spare time, she enjoys the simpler aspects of life such as camping, hiking, painting, and reading. In addition, she thoroughly enjoys horror movies, rocking out on her guitar and is a huge video game fanatic.