Caroline Mandell is an experienced lawyer, adjudicator, educator, and public speaker.
Before starting her legal communication and litigation consulting business in 2017, Caroline spent over a decade as counsel to the judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. She worked on complex appeals in all areas of law, including corporate law, criminal law, administrative law, class actions, and the Charter.
From 2017–2019, Caroline was a member and designated Vice-Chair of the Ontario Health Professions Appeal and Review Board and a member of the Ontario Health Services Appeal and Review Board.
Caroline is on the faculty of decision writing programs for the National Judicial Institute, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators, and Osgoode Professional Development. She also speaks regularly on oral and written advocacy for audiences across Canada. As of mid-2023, Caroline has worked with over 70 courts, tribunals, professional organizations, and law firms.
Caroline has been an adjunct professor of Legal Research and Writing at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and a subject matter expert in Legal Research and Writing at Toronto Metropolitan University. She is also a popular instructor in the Professional LLM program at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Caroline has a JD and an MA from the University of Toronto and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005.