Barry Kwasniewski is a partner with the firm and joined Carters Ottawa office in 2008, to practice in the areas of employment law, charity related litigation, and risk management. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1990, and after practicing for many years as a litigation lawyer in Ottawa, Barry's focus is now on providing advice to charities and not-for-profits with respect to their employment and legal risk management issues. Barry has developed an expertise in insurance law, and been retained by charities, not-for-profits and law firms to provide legal opinions and advice pertaining to insurance coverage matters.

In addition to his legal experience, Barry has also been involved with a number of charitable and not-for-profit organizations. He is a volunteer lawyer at Reach Canada, an organization that assists people with disabilities with their legal problems.

Professional Affiliations: Reach Canada, County of Carleton Law Association, Ontario Bar Association

Education & Call To The Bar
   
 
  • LL.B., McGill University, 1987
  • B.B.A., University of Prince Edward Island, 1984
  • Ontario Bar, 1990
Publications
   
 
By Barry W. Kwasniewski & Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 514, June 29, 2022.
By Barry W. Kwasniewski and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 512, May 26, 2022.
By Barry W. Kwasniewski and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 509, March 31, 2022.
By Barry W. Kwasniewski and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 506, January 27, 2022.
 
Speaking Engagements & Seminar Materials
   
 
Presented by Barry W. Kwasniewski at The 2022 Charity & NFP Law Seminar.
Presented by Barry W. Kwasniewski at The 2021 Church & Charity Law Webinar.
Presented by Barry W. Kwasniewski at The 2021 Charity & NFP Law Seminar.