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  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.

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

By Jacqueline M. Demczur and Jennifer M. Leddy

Featured in the Mar 2024 Charity & NFP Law Update

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

Featured in the Feb 2024 Charity & NFP Law Update
Speaking Engagements & Seminar Materials
by Jacqueline M. Demczur

during the Carters/Fasken Healthcare Philanthropy Webinar 2024 on Feb 13, 2024.
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.