I chose Howie, Sacks & Henry because of the firm’s unparalleled reputation for excellence, integrity, and results. I am part of a team of highly skilled lawyers dedicated to achieving the best result possible for our clients.


D. Joel Dick


Joel Dick


Joel is an Associate at the firm, whose practice is dedicated to personal injury litigation, and in particular, motor vehicle accidents, product liability injuries and solicitors’ negligence.

Joel has argued successfully in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario and has handled the full range of personal injury claims, from slip and falls, to amputations and catastrophic brain injury. Joel is passionate about his work and has earned a reputation for understanding and fighting for the needs of his clients.

He is a frequent presenter and author for various legal associations, and served as an adjudicator on the Toronto Licensing Tribunal for three years.

Giving back to the community, Joel is involved in a number of pro bono organizations, as well as charitable initiatives. Notably, Joel is the founding president of Next Generation Energy Alternatives, a charity which promotes the use of renewable energy technologies.

Representative Cases

  • Hans-Jorg Reichert v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada, 2013 FSCO A 12-003518
  • Armstrong v. Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, 2013 ONSC 4226
  • Armstrong v. Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, 2013 ONSC 1949

Settlements & Verdicts

Client Testimonials

Professional Associations and Memberships

      • The Law Society of Upper Canada
      • Ontario Bar Association
      • The Advocates’ Society
      • The Ontario Society of Adjudicators and Regulators
      • Law Union of Ontario

Speaking Engagements

      • 2nd Annual Disability Insurance Law Conference, The Canadian Institute, October 18-19. 2017
      • Bringing and Defending Summary Judgment Motions Under the OPCF 44R: What is “Other Material Evidence”?, Canadian Bar Association, June 8, 2016
      • Legal Perspectives on Treatment Financing, Ontario Rehab Alliance, March, 29, 2016
      • Accident Benefits: Behind the Mask, Toronto Trial Lawyers Association, October 29, 2015
      • Intermediate Accident Benefits: Making Sense of the Numbers, OTLA Webinar, September 2015
      • Optimizing the AB Claim to Cash Out, OTLA Spring Conference, May 2015
      • Collateral Benefits – What to Deduct, When and How?, OBA Advanced Accident Benefits for Tort Lawyers, April 2015
      • Bringing and Defending Summary Judgement Motions Under the OPCF 44R: What is “Other Material Evidence”?, Canadian Bar Association, April 2, 2014
      • Preparing Yourself and Your Client for Discovery, YLD, March 7, 2014
      • Psychological Testing in the Context of Independent Clinical Evaluations, Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators, October 2013
      • Guest Lecturer, University of Waterloo, 2005


Community Involvement

      • Seneca College Advocacy Course, Mock Trial Judge, 2011
      • Next Generation Energy Alternatives, Volunteer Director and President, 2006 – Present
      • Child Advocacy Project, Pro Bono Lawyer, 2006 – 2008
      • Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program, Community Volunteer, 2004 – Present


      • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2002
      • JD, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, 2001
      • MA, International Relations, University of Toronto, 2001
      • MA, Peace Studies, Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Indiana, 1998

D. Joel Dick’s Team

Pryia Hassan
Assistant to D. Joel Dick
Navneet Garcha
Team Assistant