Welcome to the Offices of Devry Smith Frank LLP

Since 1964, Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) has been a trusted advisor and advocate for corporations, individuals, and small businesses. The enduring relationships we have developed with our clients form the solid foundation on which the firm has been built — and they are clearly illustrated through our clients’ many testimonials!

Our law firm is comprised of over 175 dedicated legal and support staff to better service your needs. We are driven by delivering value to our clients in all that we do.

DSF provides approachable, professional, and affordable client-tailored service. As a team, we work to efficiently offer you the expertise and resources you need to achieve the best possible legal results.

We offer an outstanding environment in which to work, practise law, learn, and grow. Our success is due, in large part, to the many talented people who are attracted to and stay at our firm for a long, long time. To see more about who we are, visit our Facebook page:

We have three office locations to serve your legal needs. With locations in Toronto, Barrie and Whitby, we are now even closer to our clients and are ready to advise them on all their legal needs. Please visit our Contact Us page for detailed information on all our locations.

For information or assistance in any legal matter, please contact any one of our experienced lawyers directly.



DSF Toronto welcomes Amy Tan!

Amy Tan

Amy Tan joined DSF in May 2017 as a real estate law clerk. Amy has 5 years’ experience as a real estate law clerk. She enjoys her work and clients’ satisfaction motivates her to do it well. Welcome Amy!

DSF welcomes Law Summer Students Katelyn Bell and Michelle Cook!

Katelyn Bell and Michelle Cook

Katelyn is currently attending the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. She is passionate about family law and alternative dispute resolution. Michelle is currently a Juris Doctor candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School and is a graduate of the University of Toronto. Michelle has previously worked for the Federal Crown and a small full-service law firm.

Welcome Katelyn and Michelle!

DSF Barrie welcomes Audrey Vander Ploeg!

Audrey Vander Ploeg

Audrey joined Devry Smith Frank LLP in April 2017 as a Real Estate Clerk in our Barrie office. She graduated from Georgian College in 1991 and worked as a legal assistant for a sole practitioner for the last 27 years. Welcome Audrey!

DSF Toronto welcomes Diana Elia!

Diana Elia

Diana joined DSF Family Law team in March of 2017 as a Law Clerk. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from York University, and her Law Clerk diploma from Humber College. Diana brings over ten years of administrative legal management experience in both mid-size and large law firms. Welcome Diana!

DSF Toronto welcomes Mark Seymour!

Mark Seymour

Toronto family lawyer Mark Seymour joined DSF in March of 2017. Mark brings a diverse family law experience having practiced law in Ontario, Canada and England & Wales. Mark relocated to Toronto in early 2014, and commenced his Ontario practice at one of the most prestigious family law boutiques in Canada, gaining valuable knowledge and experience into all areas of Ontario family law. Find out more about Mark on this bio page.

DSF welcomes Mark Fox and Dianne Mittica!

Mark Fox and Dianne Mittica

Mark has been a practicing lawyer in Ontario for 40 years. Mark practices in the areas of wills and estates, corporate and commercial matters and real estate law. Dianne has been assisting Mark with all of his legal work for many years.

Find out more about Mark Fox and Dianne Mittica!



GGI North American Regional Conference

Vancouver, Canada, 22-25 June 2017

As a recent member of GGI Geneva Group International, our lawyers will gladly represent DSF at the Vancouver GGI Conference.

Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

GGI’s usual black-tie Gala Dinner on the Saturday night will take place in the Vancouver Art Gallery, directly in front of the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

More details can be found on page 5 here.

GGI North American Regional Conference

Canada’s 150th Celebration

1 July 2017
This July Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, also known as the anniversary of Confederation. The official emblem for the celebration, a stylized maple leaf, has been created to represent each of Canada’s 13 unique provinces and territories, including 4 red diamonds for the 4 initial provinces at confederation.

Canada's 150th Celebration

CASL Full Compliance Deadline

1 July 2017

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation comes into full compliance on this day. In 2014 the Canadian government announced changes to Canada’s Spam policies and gave all companies 3 years to work on their compliance. As of this date, all business sending commercial electronic communications must be in full compliance with CASL’s guidelines. Read more about CASL here.

CASL Full Compliance Deadline

Vaughan Latin Festival 2017

15 July 2017

The best Latin festival in Vaughan presented by Fuerza Latina.

The event will feature activities for the whole family. Live Music, Folklore, Marshall from Paw Patrol, Kids Zone, delicious food, and various vendors catering to Latinos and the Canadian multi-cultural public at large. And it is all right here in the beautiful City of Vaughan!

Join us on July 15th from 11:00 am to 10:30 pm at Mackenzie Glen District Park:

220 Cranston Park Ave
Vaughan, ON
L6A 2M4

Read more about the festival here.

Vaughan Latin Festival 2017