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Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP Welcomes New Associate Richard Diniz

September 18, 2012

Richard L. Diniz is an associate at Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP and practices primarily in the areas of criminal defence and regulatory law. Richard joined the firm in 2011 as an articling student. Prior to joining the firm, Richard was a summer student at a full service boutique law firm in Toronto, practicing civil litigation, corporate law and real estate law.

Richard received his B.A. (Hons) in Political Science and Law and Society, graduating Magna Cum Laude from York University in 2008. He received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2011, completing the Criminal Law Intensive Program, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2012. Richard is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, The Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Portuguese Canadian Lawyers Association and the Criminal Lawyers Association.

Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP is a boutique litigation firm committed to excellence in advocacy. Our lawyers practice primarily in the areas of corporate/commercial, criminal, administrative, regulatory, construction, and personal injury litigation.

Richard can be reached at 416.304.7009 or at

Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP

Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP ("BTZ") is a dynamic, full service litigation and corporate law boutique. Our team includes lawyers who have practiced at Canada's largest and most prestigious law firms and who were former Federal Crown Attorneys. Our lawyers have a reputation for delivering personalized, prompt, and excellent legal services, and for innovatively and creatively achieving successful results for our clients. At BTZ, we blend the skills and experience of a big firm with the efficient, cost effective personal service and dedication of a boutique.

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