Omar Ha-Redeye

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  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Education
  • Environmental Law
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Military Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Toxic Torts
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Omar Ha-Redeye

Omar Ha-Redeye is a Toronto lawyer and legal academic. He holds a JD from Western Law, and an LLM from Osgoode Hall.

His practice background includes civil litigation, employment, and labour law. He has a particular interest in various areas of health law, and various areas of reputation management, such as online defamation, crisis communications, public relations. His work in employment and labour relations usually focuses on workplace disputes and practices in the health care setting. His virtual office is based out of Fleet Street Law, a legal incubator in Toronto.

He teaches law and ethics at Ryerson University as an Adjunct Professor, and is a part-time instructor at Seneca College, Centennial College and George Brown College. Dozens of paralegal, law clerk, and office administration students have completed their internships under his supervision, including Ontario law students completing a recognized program through their law school.

Omar is active in the local bar, and is the past Chair of the Young Lawyers Division (Toronto) of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). He has sat on the Board of Directors for the OBA, and is an elected Council Member for several consecutive years. Omar is on the editorial board of the CBA’s National Magazine, where he writes the closing column in each issue, and sits on the CBA’s Policy Committee, where he reviews the organizations submissions to government and legal interventions.

In 2011 he was named one of the top 12 social media influencers practicing law in Canada. He was presented the Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013 by the Governor General for his contributions to society and professional achievements. In 2015, the Ontario Bar Association presented him with the OBA Foundation Award for exceptional contributions towards improvements to the legal system and public legal education.

Omar is a regular blogger with legal websites such as Slaw, and is frequently contacted by the media. He has several publications in the areas of health law, online reputation, and labour law. He is repeatedly invited to judge legal competitions for law students across North America.

Bar Admissions

Ontario

Education

AAS Nuclear Medicine Technology, Ferris State University

Certificate in Long-Term Care Administration, Ryerson University

BHA Health Services Management, Ryerson University

Post-Grad Certificate in Corporate Communications and Public Relations, Centennial College

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT), American Society of Radiological Technologists (ASRT), Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), Ontario Association for Emergency Managers (OAEM), Ontario Liberal Party, Ryerson University School of Health Services Management Alumni Association, Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM), World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)

Honors and Awards

2010

CALI Excellence for the Future Awards (2)

Hicks Morley Moot finalist

2009

BLG Labour & Employment Law Moot finalist

Davies LLP Corporate Security Moot (Top 15 Oralists)

Patricia DeGuire Cup

2008

Torys LLP Negotiation Competition, Finalist (twice)

Mr. Justice CD Stewart Trophy

Lerners LLP Cup, Finalist

BLG LLP Client Counselling Competition, Winner

2006

Golden Key Chapter Service Award

Graduate Student Association (GSA) Travel Grant

Anne Hall Memorial Prize

2005

Golden Key Research Travel Grant Scholarship

Dennis Mock Student Leadership Award

Dean’s List (College of Community Services)

2004

Golden Key Intl Honour Society

Estil Strawn, Sr. Scholarship (rescinded)

Certificate of Appreciation for Service Excellence

Dean’s List (College of Community Services)

2003

AUPHA Foster G. McGaw Scholarship

2002

Dean’s Honor Roll

2001

Special Ability Scholarship (Departmental Award)

Valuable Writer Award

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