Richard M. Bogoroch is the founder and managing partner of Bogoroch & Associates LLP. With over 33 years of practice in personal injury and medical malpractice law, Richard is highly regarded and recognized as one of the leading lawyers in these practice areas in Ontario. For many years, he has been named as a leading personal injury and medical malpractice lawyer by The Best Lawyers® in Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He is also certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation.
Richard graduated from McGill University Law School with a B.C.L. in 1978 and a LL.B. in 1979. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1980 and the Ontario Bar in 1983. He has also completed the Harvard Mediation Workshop sponsored by The Advocates’ Society.
Richard is a past Director of the Ontario Centre for Advocacy Training, a past Director of The Advocates’ Society and a past Chairman of the Canadian Bar Association – Ontario Provincial Committee on the Judiciary. He is also a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, The American Association for Justice, The American Bar Association, The Advocates’ Society and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.
Richard has lectured and written extensively on many aspects of personal injury litigation, brain injury litigation, medical malpractice, and chronic pain litigation, for Continuing Legal Education Programs organized by the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, The Advocates’ Society, the Canadian Bar Association – Ontario, the Canadian Institute, and others. He has also been an instructor for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Bar Admission Course and Osgoode Hall Law School’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop. Since 1984, he has chaired, co-chaired and/or has spoken at over 100 programs of continuing education programmes focused on various aspects of personal injury litigation, brain injury litigation, medical malpractice litigation and chronic pain litigation.
In 2015, Richard was honoured by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association with the Dean Edgell Award for his significant contribution and excellence in legal writing, continuing legal education, and leadership activities.