Tamara Maurer

Tamara joined Smockum Zarnett LLP following her Call to the Bar in June 2011, having previously articled with the firm.

Her principle focus is on insurance defence matters, including motor vehicle accidents, occupier’s liability and municipal liability. Tamara also has experience in defending Children’s Aid Societies and medical malpractice claims. Tamara acts as an articling principal at the firm.

Areas of Practice

  • Occupier’s Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Punitive Damages/Bad Faith
  • Motor Vehicle Accident (tort)
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Commercial Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Fire & Casualty
  • Professional Negligence
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Children's Aid Societies


  • Admitted to the Law Society of Ontario, 2011
  • Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2010
  • Master of Business Administration, Schulich School of Business, 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Hons.), University of
    Waterloo, 2006
  • Member of the Advocates’ Society, The Canadian Bar Association, Toronto Lawyer’s
    Association, and Canadian Defence Lawyers

Reported Decisions

  • N.R. v. Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, 2012 ONCA 315
  • Strangis ats Patafio, 2013 ONSC 6240