Jeff Lanctot


Telephone: (705) 742-1674 ext. 240
Assistant: Kristin Lyons
Assistant: Julie Moreland

Jeff is the senior partner in the firm's Litigation group. He has focused his practice in civil litigation for over 30 years, and has acquired extensive experience representing municipalities, individuals and corporations in a broad range of legal matters at various Court levels and before a number of tribunals.

Jeff’s experience includes representing clients before the Ontario Court of Justice (in such matters as zoning and property standards by-law prosecutions), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (in such matters as fire loss claims, property standards applications, real estate claims, long-term disability claims, employment matters, personal injury claims, and professional malpractice claims), and before the Divisional Court (in such matters as Charter and human rights proceedings and insurance matters). Jeff has also appeared for clients before such tribunals as the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) (formerly the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, and prior to that the Ontario Municipal Board) and the Ontario Labour Relations Board (ON LRB).

Some of the reported cases that demonstrate the scope and breadth of Jeff’s experience representing clients before the Court and various tribunals are set out below.

Jeff is the Founder of Dockets, a configurable, cloud-based software solution which enables lawyers, court staff, and judges, among others, to efficiently file and track all court documents electronically. With a focus around seamless communication, video conferencing, and court reporting, the solution is designed around customizable scheduling and calendaring systems which automatically create daily court lists (dockets) and allow for tracking of all cases from beginning to end. Built to meet the needs of various levels of courts in Canada, the system delivers a user-friendly end-to-end electronic court records and case management solution.

To learn how Jeff can help you, please contact one of Jeff's assistants to book an appointment.

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

  • Ontario (1992)

Work Experience

  • Partner at LLF Lawyers LLP (2002 - present)
  • Partner at Lech, Lightbody, O'Brien & Lanctot (1994 - 2002)
  • Associate at Lech, Lightbody & O'Brien (1992 - 1994)
  • Student-at-Law at Weir Foulds LLP (1990-1991)
  • Summer Student at Weir Foulds LLP (1989)


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Toronto (1990)
  • Master of Arts in Economics, University of Western Ontario (1987)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), Trent University (1986)

Professional Associations

  • The Advocates' Society
  • American Association for Justice (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Peterborough Law Association
  • Northumberland County Law Association


  • "A Methodology for Improving the Persuasive Value of Visual Displays" in "Don't Just Tell Me - Show Me!!", Demonstrative Evidence and Aids, (Toronto:  The Ontario Bar Association (6th Annual Central East Advocacy Conference), 2004)

Community Involvement

  • St. Joseph's at Fleming and Marycrest at Inglewood - Current Board Member
  • Peterborough Provincial Progressive Conservative (PC Riding) Association - Former President and Member
  • Four Counties Brain Injury Association - Former Board Member and Past President
  • The Madawaska Club Limited (At Go Home Bay) - Former Board Member
  • Governance Advisory Council, Northeast Cluster, Central East Local Health Integration Network - Former Member
  • Peterborough County Law Association - Former Committee Member
  • The Peterborough Family YMCA - Former Board Member
  • Peterborough Rowing Club Inc. - Former Board Member


Some Reported Cases

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