John C. Noonan – Independent Research Lawyer

John is an independent, self employed legal consultant. John has provided legal research and drafting services for McCabe, Filkin, Garvie & Hein LLP since 1996. Prior to that, John was an Associate lawyer with the firm practicing in the areas of civil and criminal litigation. Before joining our firm John was a Judge’s Law Clerk for the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division) following the completion of his Articles with Weir & Foulds in Toronto.

Community Work

1987 – 1989 Ontario Law Reform Commission, Research Assistant for Professor P.W. Hogg for the book Liability of the Crown

1988 – 1989: Co-editor of Obiter Dicta, Co -editor of Legal Communiqué

2007: – Assisted with the Admissions Policy Review Report for Osgoode Hall Law School

2010 – Present: Deputy Judge, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Small Claims Court


1981 College Admission Scholarship

1981 Deans List, Faculty Scholar, University of Toronto

1985 Graduated with Distinction, University of Toronto

1996 President’s Roll, University of Windsor


Bachelor of Education, University of Windsor, 1996

Barrister-at-Law, Law Society of Upper Canada, 1991

Bachelor of Laws, Osgoode Hall, York University, 1989

Honours Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto, 1985

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