Alex Smith

Alex Smith



(416) 367-7683


(416) 367-2791


“I articled with Keel Cottrelle LLP and joined the firm as associate on my call to the bar in June 2018. During law school I volunteered with Downtown Legal Services, where I was able to represent clients on a wide variety of family law matters.”

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Procurement Law
  • Wills and Estates Law


As an articling student with Keel Cottrelle LLP I gained experience in various areas of law including civil litigation, education, human rights, labour and employment, procurement, wills and estates, and real estate. I have worked directly with senior counsel in preparing for litigation and in providing opinions and advice in response to our clients’ legal issues. As an associate I continue to be involved in providing effective solutions for our clients while developing my skills and experience.

Publications, News & Media:

  • Regular contributor to the firm’s KC Education Law Newsletter, KC Human Resources Newsletter, KC Procurement Law Newsletter, and KC Professional Discipline Newsletter
  • Co-author of various articles published by the Ontario Bar Association


  • Called to the Ontario Bar in 2018
  • Juris Doctor, University of Toronto
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Toronto

Professional Membership

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • The Advocates’ Society