D. Joel Dick


I chose Howie, Sacks & Henry because of the firm’s unparalleled reputation for excellence, integrity, and results. I am part of a team of highly skilled lawyers dedicated to achieving the best result possible for our clients.

Joel is a Partner at the firm whose practice is dedicated to personal injury litigation, and in particular, motor vehicle accidents, product liability injuries and solicitors’ negligence.

Joel has argued successfully in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario and has handled the full range of personal injury claims, from slip and falls, to amputations and catastrophic brain injury. Joel is passionate about his work and has earned a reputation for understanding and fighting for the needs of his clients.

He is a frequent presenter and author for various legal associations, and served as an adjudicator on the Toronto Licensing Tribunal for three years.

Giving back to the community, Joel is involved in a number of pro bono organizations, as well as charitable initiatives. Notably, Joel is the founding president of Next Generation Energy Alternatives, a charity which promotes the use of renewable energy technologies.

D. Joel Dick's Team





Natasha Brady
Assistant to D. Joel Dick

Professional Success

Settlements and Verdicts

Past results are not predictive of future results and each situation is unique and requires individual and independent legal advice.
Roofer who fell down a flight of stairs at a bar suffering a very serious brain injury.
$1,300,000 in benefits
Young Child who suffered a brain injury in an MVA
Kitchen manager suffered mild head injury in car accident
Retired senior suffered catastrophic injuries when struck by car while crossing road
Self-employed man left with significant pains following roll-over accident preventing work
$1 Million*
Young mother who lost two children in a motor vehicle accident

Client Testimonials

I must say Howie Sacks & Henry truly lived up to its billing, specifically Joel who took on my case...
I would like to express my sincere thank you to Adam, Joel and his team for helping me with the injury claim...
J. Lee
Joel and his associates are truly the most caring and compassionate law firm...
It was a difficult time for us and we felt they navigated all of the complexities and kept us well informed...
Linda H.
I was treated very well and compensated very well. Joel, Tanya and Pryia were all very professional and personable at the same time and nice people to boot...
William P.
Joel and team were supportive and respectful at every stage of litigation...
Carol B.
Joel and the rest of the firm were invaluable in helping us through a difficult time...
Maria D.
Almost immediately following the MVA that occurred in August 2012, Joel Dick became an important part of my recovery both physically and financially...
Mark C.
I would like to express my appreciation and gratitude for taking my case and seeing it through with utmost professionalism and positive outcome for myself...
George H.
Dear Joel Dick, I am pleased to mention your firm to people I know if they need a personal injury lawyer...
Diana B.

Thought Leadership

Speaking and Teaching Engagements

Personal, Industry and Community Activity


Called to the Ontario Bar, 2002

JD, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, 2001

MA, International Relations, University of Toronto, 2001

MA, Peace Studies, Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Indiana, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Law Society of Ontario

Ontario Bar Association

The Advocates’ Society

The Ontario Society of Adjudicators and Regulators

Law Union of Ontario

Honours and Awards

Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation, Law Society of Ontario, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Personal Injury Category

Community Involvement

Ontario Bar Association Law Day Program, Volunteer, 2018

Ontario Bar Association & Ontario Justice Education Network, Volunteer Mock Trial Judge, 2018

Seneca College Advocacy Course, Mock Trial Judge, 2011

Next Generation Energy Alternatives, Volunteer Director and President, 2006 – Present

Child Advocacy Project, Pro Bono Lawyer, 2006 – 2008

Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program, Community Volunteer

Among the best in Canada

Since 2011, our peers have consistently voted for us as one of Canada’s top personal injury firms in Canadian Lawyer magazine’s annual rankings of the top personal injury boutiques in Canada.

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Award – Canadian Lawyer Magazine

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