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Meet Miskin Law Founder | Murray H. Miskin, Personal Injury Lawyer

Murray H. Miskin, is an Ontario personal injury lawyer who has been providing legal services to Canadians since he was called to the Bar in 1981. Murray Miskin received his BA from Trent University in 1976 and graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with an LLB in 1979. After he graduated, he practiced and worked with two Toronto law firms for 6 years until 1985 before relocating to Whitby. Murray Miskin worked in association with lawyer, David Gillespie, for 3 years before opening his own Whitby office. In April 1988, the first Miskin Law Office was opened in the historic Old Whitby Library. Our office in Whitby handled personal injury, pharmaceutical error, and asbestos reimbursement cases, and helped Miskin Law build its reputation for having experienced mesothelioma lawyers in Canada.


Murray H. Miskin is an Ontario personal injury lawyer providing legal services to Canadians since 1981 when he became a member of the Ontario Bar Association. Murray Miskin is the owner and senior lawyer at Miskin Law, a personal injury law firm serving Durham region and the Kawartha Lakes. Murray Miskin handles personal injury cases of all varieties, including pharmaceutical error and medical injuries. If you or a loved one has been in a car accident and need an experienced car accident lawyer, look no further than the motor vehicle accident lawyers at Miskin Law. Murray Miskin has a wealth of knowledge about the Canadian legal system which he applies in court to get you a fair settlement.

Murray H. Miskin | Miskin Law, The Early Years

Murray Miskin graduated from Trent University with a BA in 1976, and in 1979 received an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School. After he graduated, he worked with two Toronto law firms until 1985 when he relocated to Whitby. In Whitby, Murray Miskin worked alongside lawyer, David Gillespie, for 3 years before opening his own office. In April 1988, the first Miskin Law Office was opened inside the historic Old Whitby Library.

Offices in Whitby and Peterborough

Miskin Law in Whitby focused mainly on real estate law. In 2012, Miskin Law Firm opened their Peterborough office which has been their main office ever since. The Peterborough office is located in the historic former Western Clock (Westclox) factory near the Lift Lock, which was converted to corporate office space after the clock factory closed. The medical lawyers at the Peterborough office focus on personal injury cases and work on a national level handling class action asbestos, mesothelioma, and drug injury lawsuits. The Whitby office is no longer open full-time and is now mainly used by our associate lawyer, Amelia Yiu. Medical lawyer, Murray Miskin, and car accident lawyer, Geoffrey Duckworth, continue to meet clients at our Whitby office by appointment. Miskin Law work in association with larger law firms across Canada experienced with medical malpractice cases to ensure justice for our clients. 


Contact Miskin Law to speak with one of our motor vehicle accident lawyers or brain injury lawyers today to see if you qualify for compensation for your injuries.

Murray Miskin | Experienced Arbitrator & Mediator

Along with his experience in personal injury cases, Murray Miskin is an arbitration and mediation advocate and instructor. He has been principal arbitration instructor of the ADR Institute of Ontario since 1985. He taught the qualifying 40-hour course in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Arbitration through the University of Toronto for 10 years and has continued independently of the University. He currently teaches the standard qualifying Alternative Dispute Resolution course for which graduates are issued certificates by the ADR Institute of Ontario. Lawyers taking this course receive professional development (CPD) credits. Visit Murray Miskin’s Alternative Dispute Resolution website for course information. 


Murray Miskin has acted as counsel in numerous arbitrations and mediations as well as counselled and advised arbitrators. He has also spoken and provided training to various groups and organizations on the Arbitration Act, Mediation, and ADR processes. His arbitration practices involve commercial, construction, estate and condominium arbitrations. As a mediator, he has extensive experience in insurance claims, family law, estate and commercial disputes.

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We Seek Justice for the Injured

To learn more about asbestos and related health complications including mesothelioma, an aggressive form of cancer, visit Miskin Law’s dedicated website focused on asbestos. If you or a loved one has developed an asbestos related illness or you have another personal injury claim that you would like to discuss with us, give us a call now to book your free first meeting with our personal injury law firm.

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