2007 News

December 31, 2007 – Costs award of $2.1 million for City of Hamilton (former Region):
Justice David Crane ordered the St. Elizabeth Home Society to pay costs of $2.1 million the City of Hamilton. Evans Sweeny Bordin LLP represented the City. This order completed the trial portion of a case tried over 15 months between April 2004 and July 2005. A full copy of the final Judgment is at:


John F. Evans, Q.C. was assisted by associates Andrea M. Hill and Alexandra V. Mayeski and Law Clerk Pamela Delry in preparing the City’s lengthy costs submissions.

October/November 2007 – John F. Evans, Q.C.’s paper on “life’s passions” published in ABA’s Law Practice Magazine
The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Magazine published an article by John Evans entitled “You and Me and Our Life Passions”. The article talks about “a senior advocate’s advice on how to refresh and enrich the days with difference”.

Nov 07 – John F. Evans, Q.C. featured as one of Hamilton’s “Sharks” in Biz Magazine
Biz Magazine featured John as one of Hamilton’s six top commercial litigators.