Law Clerks and Legal Assistants

McNally Gervan is one of the leading law firms in handling serious injury claims arising from All Accidents in Ottawa.

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Our highly qualified law clerks and legal assistants are trained to move cases forward in a responsible, methodical manner and to ensure that clients are kept informed as their claims move through the litigation process.

Franca Recchia

Senior Law Clerk

Franca Recchia is a litigation law clerk specializing in Accident Benefit Claims. After graduating from the Algonquin College Law Clerk Program in 2007, she became a valuable member to Mr. McNally’s growing personal injury practice in 2008.

Rita Roncato

Senior Law Clerk

Rita is a deeply knowledgeable clerk with great experience in handling personal injury claims on behalf of plaintiffs. She supports Frank McNally’s practice and focuses on serious personal injury claims and complex accident benefit disputes.

Jennifer is an experienced and energetic clerk who works exclusively with injured accident victims in supporting the practice of Greg Gilhooly. Jennifer has extensive experience in handling the procedural aspects of tort claims as well as the day-to-day challenges of managing complex accident benefit claims on behalf of clients.

Fawn Charron

Senior Law Clerk

Fawn has extensive experience with different types of personal injury and accident benefits claims; and long-term disability files. She supports Matthew Gervan’s practice in helping clients navigate their varied claims. Fawn is a graduate of Carleton University and Algonquin College’s Law Clerk Intensive program and speaks English and French.

Ashley Thompson

Law Clerk

Ashley is an experienced and resourceful litigation law clerk whose practice has been focused on the rights of innocent accident victims. Ashley works closely with Paul Auerbach and manages complex tort and accident benefit claims.

Connie Crawford

Senior Law Clerk

Connie Crawford has worked as a litigation law clerk for over 25 years in the areas of personal injury, insurance defence and professional liability. She has also been involved in developing ways to manage electronic documents and e-discovery since 2006.

Melissa McKay

Legal Assistant

Melissa is a dedicated and compassionate legal assistant working on Mr. McNally’s team. After graduating from Carleton University with an Honours BA in Anthropology, Melissa went
on to complete the Pre-Health Sciences program at Algonquin College.

Kiranpreet Kaur

Legal Assistant

Kiranpreet recently joined McNally Gervan LLP as a legal administrative assistant and supports Greg Gilhooly’s personal injury practice.

After graduating with a Honors degree in Philosophy with a Minor in Law, Sarah has dedicated her career to helping personal injury victims. She is a enthusiastic and resourceful law clerk who supports the practice of Matthew Gervan. Sarah also speaks Arabic.

Elaheh Nikookaran

Legal Assistant

Elaheh is a recent honors graduate of the paralegal program at Herzing college and also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree. Elaheh is a fluent Farsi speaker and intends to pursue further legal education and licensing in the future.

Cynthia Burrows

Legal Assistant

Cynthia is a legal assistant working with Frank McNally. She holds an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Carleton University. She is also a passionate advocate for social justice, human rights, and mental health awareness.