About Us

AJ Murray Legal Services makes high-quality legal services accessible and affordable. Within the current economy, clients are more informed and they are demanding client-centered legal services.

What We Do

AJMLS brings clarity to complex issues through everyday language people understand and we ensure clients are kept informed through the various stages of their case. We aspire to provide improved access to justice for Ontarians. We function mainly as that central point of contact for people who need assistance navigating through the Canadian legal system which can prove to be quite complex. We are trained, regulated, and ready to help those who may be faced with legal issues to be heard before the Ontario Court of Justice (Summary Criminal Convictions, Provincial Offences and Municipal by-laws), Small Claims Court, or through several Tribunals and Boards. The services we provide range from:

  • Providing a sense direction to those who may simply need to know what their rights and obligations are when faced with a specific legal issue.
  • Assisting self-represented individuals navigate through legal procedures and requirements.
  • Drafting Claims and Defences.
  • Appearance at Court for Settlement Conferences.
  • Providing representation at trials and hearings on a wide variety of matters within the scope of our practice.

Some of the matters we handle as is within our scope of practice includes:

  • Debt Recovery
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Damage to Property
  • Trespass to Property
  • Statutory Accident Benefits
  • Landlord and Tenant Disputes
  • Human Rights (Discrimination and Harassment)
  • Blind Persons Rights
  • Causing Disturbance
  • Cruelty to Animals
  • Mischief Regarding Property
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Consumer Protection
  • Excessive Noise
  • Employment and Labour Relations
  • Theft under $5,000 or possession of stolen property under $5,000
  • Fraud, forgery, making false statements
  • Appeals before the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

We provide our services in the Ottawa area and surrounding areas such as Kemptville, Embrun, Russell, Clarence-Rockland, Limoges, Casselman, and Arnprior.

Profile

Experience

Licenced by the Law Society of Ontario to practice as a paralegal, offering legal advice and representation within the province of Ontario. Amri has gained valuable legal experience and insight while employed at one of the most prestigious law firms in Canada, Gowling WLG, for over 7 years. AJ Murray Legal Services provides top class legal services with the client’s needs in mind. We empathize and guide you through your legal issues with professionalism, kindness and understanding.

Amri has worked within the Debt and Collections industry for over 10 years and so possess an in-depth knowledge of this area. It is her firm belief that if these matters are handled in a professional and civil manner there can be a result pleasing for both parties. One of the primary practice areas of ALMLS is therefore assisting our clients recover monies owed to them. We will take you through the negotiations to litigation if this becomes necessary.

Education

Amri holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law with Honors from the University of London. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Political Science with Honors from the University of the West Indies. She advanced as the top student of her graduating class with an award of merit from Herzing College’s Paralegal Diploma Program. She possesses a very strong academic background in law and is very knowledgeable in matters of the Small Claims Court, Human Rights issues, Landlord and Tenant matters, among many other areas of her practice.

Activities

A member of the Paralegal Education and Advocacy Committee for the County of Carleton Law Association where she assists in developing continuing professional development opportunities and programming for paralegals in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario.

Tutors paralegal candidates as a way of helping to enrich and grow the Paralegal community in Ottawa and the surrounding areas.

Volunteering at a local library once per week as a literacy tutor. She strongly believes in doing small things to empower and build our community through mentorship for our children with a focus on strong literacy skills.