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Simon A. Pelsmakher – Junior Associate

Simon A. Pelsmakher – Junior Associate

Employment Lawyer, Toronto ON Canada

Simon A. Pelsmakher

B.A. (Hons.), J.D.

Simon is a Junior Associate Lawyer at Lecker & Associates. His practice centres on matters pertaining to wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, discrimination in the workplace, contractual disputes, and disability-insurance litigation matters. He completed his articles, also at Lecker & Associates, where he developed his passion and advocacy skills for employee rights.

Simon completed his legal studies in the Canadian American Dual JD Program at the University of Windsor and University of Detroit Mercy, and his undergraduate studies at the University of Western Ontario, focusing on Political Science.

During his law school tenure, Simon was the recipient of several awards for his academics and moot court performance. In addition, he was an active member of the student-body, interning at the Veterans Law Clinic in Detroit where he zealously fought for the rights and entitlements of disabled and wounded veterans. He was also a member of the executive team of Windsor Law’s Law Review Program, and was published in the Canada-United States Law Journal (vol 41, 2017) for his research in Constitutional Law.

Simon is conversationally fluent in Russian and in his free time, enjoys spending time with his family, reading a range of non-fiction literature, and honing his skills on the piano and alto saxophone. 

Client Testimonials

What our clients say about Simon Pelsmakher

Simon Pelsmakher (and Melissa) were simply tremendously helpful in quickly helping me sort out an issue I had with a severance agreement I’d just been presented with. The issue involved referencing the original employment contract. I’d tried getting an answer to my relatively narrow question from other sources, but I was only meet with a “templated” scheduling of an initial consultation (at an hourly rate). Melissa quickly understood the issue, focused Simon, he sought advice from his team colleagues, & within minutes had resolved my query & set my mind at ease on how to proceed. “Hats off” to a great team effort well done, truly appreciated the professionalism, & I’d highly recommend Simon, his team, & the firm.


Paul Salsbury

I would definitely recommend Lecker and Associate .Simon is very Knowledgable , helpful and patient and Eslita is professional and she always reply back to my questions very fast.


Denna Missak

I highly recommend Simon Spelsmakher & his senior law clerk Eslita Ramkishun from Lecker & Associates due to their high degree of professionalism and tremendous amount of knowledge they had in resolving my claim in a timely manner. They all worked together consistently, and diligently in order to make this legal process smooth and successful! Thank you again!!!

Sara Spagnuolo

Highly recommended! Simon and Eslita truly understand the approach to customer service and were always there to answer my million and one questions. I am very pleased with the outcome of my case and definitely recommend then for any employment matter.


Irene Yoffe

I was referred to Lecker & Associates and they were great, really professional and helpful. Simon and Eslita were amazing, any questions or concerns I had were addressed quickly and efficiently. I would recommend them to anyone needing an employment lawyer!

Chris