Robert A. Filkin

Areas of Practice

Corporate, commercial, estate planning and administration, real estate, municipal development.

Rob Filkin is an experienced advisor and counsel in corporate and commercial matters as well as all aspects of real estate and estate law. He is council to many charitable and not-for profit organizations. Rob has been a Judge of the Small Claims Court for eighteen years. He is a former member of the Regional Courts Management Advisory Committee and currently a member of the Ontario Superior Court Bench and Bar Committee for Peel Region. Rob was a member of the Canada Pension Plan Appeals Tribunal for four years.

Community Work

  • Chair, Board of Governors, Sheridan College
  • Director and Vice President, Wellspring Chinguacousy Foundation
  • Director and Treasurer, Brampton Arts Council
  • Director and Past President, Brampton Safe City Association
  • Director, Stepping Out for the Arts Inc.
  • Co-Chair, City of Brampton HACE Roundtable
  • Chair, City of Brampton Council Compensation Committee
  • Past President and Former Director, Peel Law Association
  • Past Director, Brampton Symphony Orchestra
  • Former Member Peel Memorial Hospital, Comnmunity Advisory Committee
  • Past Member, Brampton Rotary Club and Past Chair, Easter Seals Campaign
  • Former Director, Chinguacousy Health Services Centre and Foundation
  • Former member, City of Brampton, Restructuring Committee
  • Former Chair, 9th Bramalea Scout Group


  • Volunteer Award for Safety, 2006, Brampton Safe City Association
  • Brampton Citizen of the Year, 2008, Brampton Guardian and City of Brampton
  • Business Person of the Year, 2011, The Brampton Board of Trade
  • Province of Ontario Volunteer Award, 2011


  • Batchelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 1974
  • Juris Doctor, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, 1978
  • Barrister-at-Law, The Law Society of Upper Canada, 1980
  • Mediation Fundamentals Certificate, The Mediation Academy
  • Certificate in Advanced Mediation and Alternate Dispute Resolution, The Mediation Academy

Contact Information
Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. 34

Law Clerks

Cathy LaPlante - Corporate/Wills/Real Estate Clerk
Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. 27

Sandy Derosi - Real Estate Clerk
Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. 22

Mindy Glue - Real Estate Clerk
Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. 24


Rob Filkin