LAWYERS

Josh Koziebrocki

Josh Koziebrocki is the principal lawyer and founder of Koziebrocki Law. Josh is an experienced litigation lawyer and advocate who has appeared extensively before courts, tribunals, and regulatory bodies.  His practice focuses on representing professionals in regulatory, disciplinary, criminal and civil proceedings.  He works with professionals in difficult and challenging situations involving their license to practice. Josh has represented countless professionals before licensing bodies from the complaint process and investigations through to discipline hearings. He has appeared as counsel at numerous regulatory hearings and at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. 

Josh routinely represents corporations who employ and work with regulated professionals.  He acts as independent legal counsel to a number of regulated Colleges.  He has also been retained to act as amicus curiae in discipline proceedings at regulated Colleges. Josh has a unique appreciation of how professionals are regulated in Canada and frequently lectures on legal topics relevant to professionals.  Josh is a tireless advocate for the rights of professionals, understanding that every complaint, investigation or discipline matter has a direct and potentially lasting impact on his clients.

Prior to starting Koziebrocki Law, Josh was a partner at a leading Bay Street litigation firm. Josh is also a former Assistant Crown Attorney and has prosecuted all types of criminal cases. Josh is committed to community service. He has worked extensively with the Jays Care Foundation, serving as the founding chair of its Young Professionals Committee. He has also been involved in University governance, having served on the Governing Council and Business Affairs Board of the University of Toronto.

Josh is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in Health Care Law.

Phone: 416.925.5445 ext. 6224
Email: josh@koziebrockilaw.com

Lidiya Yermakova

Lidiya has extensive experience assisting professionals at regulatory proceedings, including complaints, investigations, and discipline matters. Lidiya’s practice includes professional regulation, health law and general litigation. Lidiya also assists professionals with employment law aspects of their practice. She has represented professionals before complaints and discipline committees, the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, the Superior Court of Justice and the Divisional Court.

Prior to joining Koziebrocki Law, Lidiya worked at a leading Bay Street law firm. Her community outreach projects have included acting as volunteer counsel with Pro Bono Law Ontario, as well as pro bono work in partnership with Parkdale Community Legal Services.  Lidiya is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and Queen’s University.

Phone: 416.925.5445 ext. 6228
Email: lidiya@koziebrockilaw.com

Jakub Schnitzler

Jakub assists professionals respond to complaints and investigations. He represents professionals before various regulatory Colleges and Courts in Ontario. Jakub also advises professionals on how to comply with their regulatory obligations.

Prior to joining Koziebrocki Law, Jakub articled at a criminal defence chambers in downtown Toronto. His community outreach projects include his time as a student advocate for Fair Change Community Legal Clinic and his volunteer work with Lawyers Feed The Hungry. He is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and York University.

Phone: 416.925.5445 ext. 6225
Email: jakub@koziebrockilaw.com

Zoë Hountalas

Zoë defends regulated professionals facing complaints, investigations and disciplinary matters. She also has experience in the areas of employment law, human rights and privacy. She represents a broad range of regulated professions and provides advice on regulatory compliance. Zoë also assists with College registration matters.

Zoë’s practice includes professional regulation, health law and general litigation.  Prior to joining Koziebrocki Law, Zoë worked at a leading Bay Street firm. Her community outreach projects include her time as a student caseworker at Queen’s Prison Law Clinic. She is a graduate of Queen’s University Law School and the University of Toronto. Zoë has a diploma in French Immersion Studies and is proficient in French.

Phone: 416.925.5445 ext. 6229
Email: zoe@koziebrockilaw.com

STAFF

Erica Phillips

Erica is the office manager and law clerk at Koziebrocki Law. She ensures the firm’s daily operations run smoothly. Speak with Erica if you have any questions about billing, scheduling, or any other inquiries.

Phone: 416.925.5445 ext. 6208
Email: erica@koziebrockilaw.com

Madison Archer

Madison is a legal assistant and law clerk at Koziebrocki Law. She provides support to the firm’s lawyers and assists in all stages of the professional regulation and litigation process.

Phone: 416.925.5445 ext. 6230
Email: madison@koziebrockilaw.com