Mrs. Demczur was called to the Ontario Bar in 1999, joined Carters in 2001 and became a partner in 2007.  Her practice is exclusively focused in the areas of charity and not-for-profit law, including incorporation, charitable status applications, corporate restructuring, establishment of churches and religious denominations, international operations, gift planning, legal risk management reviews, charity pre-audit reviews and post-audit submissions to CRA, and advising directors of charities and other not-for-profit corporations.  Mrs. Demczur has been recognized as a leading expert in charity and not-for-profit law in Canada by Lexpert and The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Mrs. Demczur is a member of the Charity & Not-for-Profit Section of the Ontario Bar Association, a contributing author to the Primer for Directors of Not-for-Profit Corporations published by Industry Canada, and has written numerous articles on charity and not-for-profit legal issues, including directors’ and officers’ liability, incorporation and risk management, for The Lawyers Weekly, The Philanthropist, Charitable Thoughts, and www.charitylaw.ca.  Mrs. Demczur is also a regular speaker at the annual Church & Charity Law™ Seminar and has been an invited speaker to the Canadian Bar Association, Imagine Canada Sector Source, and numerous other organizations.  Her volunteer activities have, in the past, included serving as a Board member of Theatre Orangeville, Vice-President and a Board member of the Orangeville Tennis Club, and a Business Advisory Committee Member for Family Transition Place.

Recognitions
   
 
Education & Call To The Bar
   
 
  • B.A., University of Windsor, 1992
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1995
  • Ontario Bar, 1999
Publications
   
 

By Terrance S. Carter, Jacqueline M. Demczur and Urshita Grover

Featured in the Jan 2024 Charity & NFP Law Update

by Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man and Jacqueline M. Demczur

Featured in the November 2023 Charity & NFP Law Update
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man and Jacqueline M. Demczur

Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 523, Nov 13, 2023.

By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man and Jacqueline M. Demczur

Featured in the October 2023 Charity & NFP Law Update
 
Speaking Engagements & Seminar Materials
   
 
Presented by Jacqueline M. Demczur for the
Federation of Ontario Law Associations Fall Plenary 2023 on November 10, 2023.
by Jacqueline M. Demczur

during the Annual Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Webinar on Nov 9, 2023.
Presented by Jacqueline M. Demczur for the
CBA Charity Law Symposium on May 12, 2023.
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