As a former registered nurse, I know first-hand how serious injuries impact the lives of my clients and their families. These experiences have provided me with a unique combination of insight and skills to deliver caring and trusted advocacy for my clients.


Renée Vinett




Certified Specialist

Renée is a partner at the firm, whose practice is devoted to fighting for the rights of injured accident victims and their families in a wide range of personal injury matters.  She has successfully conducted numerous Trials and Hearings before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.

In addition to being a lawyer, Renée has been a registered nurse for over 30 years with experience in disability management in both the United States and Canada. Her medical knowledge and legal expertise enables Renée to approach each case from the central perspective, that it is her clients’ needs and long-term quality of life that is paramount.

She holds memberships with legal and professional associations, for which she often chairs and lectures at their continuing legal education programs. Renée is also a member of the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Representative Cases

  • Mr. C. and Coachman Insurance Company (FSCO A09-000167, October 21, 2011)
  • Chin-Sang v. Bridson, 2009 CanLII 16295 (ON SC)
  • Stein v. Exec-U-Fit Personal Fitness Training Centres Inc., 2007 CanLII 16447 (ON SC)
  • Golab v. Schmidt, 2007 CanLII 12206 (ON SC)

Settlements and Verdicts

  • $2 Million – 15-year-old suffered spinal cord injury jumping in swimming pool

Client Testimonials

S.B.: “Thank you for all your time and effort in assisting me during my time of pain, stress, and suffering.”

Gabriella H.: “I would like to express my appreciation to Renée and say thank you for your work. Since the moment we have met, I knew my case will be in good hands. I sensed empathy immediately and …”

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Counsel member of the Medico Legal Society of Toronto
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Women’s Law Association of Ontario
  • College of Nurses of Ontario

Speaking Engagements


News & Media

Honours and Awards


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2002
  • LLB, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2000
  • Nursing (Honours) cum laude, Middle Tennessee State University, 1985

Renée Vinett’s Team

Laleh Hedayati
Kristina Krekich
Assistant to Renée Vinett
Kelsey Pietrobon
Law Clerk
Amy Snow
Assistant to Kelsey Pietrobon