Bencher election 2015

Rebecca Durcan is running for Bencher

March 12, 2015

Rebecca practises exclusively in professional regulation.  Her clients are other regulators. She is aware that the role of LSUC is to protect the public. She is also aware that one way to protect the public is to provide the necessary support and assistance to lawyers so that they can provide excellent legal services.

If elected, Rebecca would:

  • encourage and support more women, aboriginal, gay and lesbian, and racialized licensees become leaders in the profession;
  • advocate for a faster, less expensive and easier legal system so that low income Ontarians can access the legal system;
  • support small firms and solo practitioners with resources and lower fees. This will allow this key demographic to flourish and ideally hire articling students (for pay) and associates; and
  • remind lawyers that the public is expecting more information on the LSUC register. Convocation needs to turn its mind to this issue to ensure that the public keeps its confidence in the register – and the profession.

When not working at the firm or on the campaign, Rebecca can be found running after her three little boys, Harry (9), Jude (6) and Teddy (3).

If you would like to learn more or ask a question, please email (, tweet (@Durcanrebecca) or message Rebecca on Facebook.

For more information on Rebecca’s campaign (and Rebecca herself), please visit

Rebecca is a partner at Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc which is a Toronto firm dedicated to professional regulation. Please visit for more information about our firm.

Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc

Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc (SML) is a firm focusing on the regulation of professions and industries. SML is one of Ontario’s most recognized firms in the area of professional regulation. The lawyers at SML provide general advice to regulators in a number of professions, tackling issues concerning registration, quality assurance, complaints, discipline, governance and illegal practice. We also draft regulations, by-laws, policies, rules and procedures for regulators.  SML lawyers also assist with appeals and civil litigation at all levels of court affecting those regulators. We are particularly well-known for our practical, cost-effective and even-handed approach to prosecution. For more information please visit our website.

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Rebecca Durcan

Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc

Law School

University of Windsor

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