Edward Choi

Telephone: 905-475-7676 ext 340

Email: edwardchoi@mbb.ca



Edward graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of New Brunswick. After receiving his Juris Doctor (JD) degree, Edward completed his articling at Metcalfe, Blainey & Burns LLP and was Called to the Bar of Ontario in January 2017.

Prior to practicing law, Edward held positions in the private, public, not-for-profit, and educational sectors.

In addition to his JD degree, Edward also holds a LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from the University of Hong Kong, a LLB from Queen Mary, University of London, and a BBA (Honours Bachelor of Business Administration) from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Edward is interested in a variety of areas of law, including civil litigation, dispute resolution, constitutional law, human rights, employment and labour law, landlord and tenant law, consumer protection, real estate, and Christian religious freedoms. Edward regularly appears at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and a number of administrative tribunals.

Edward currently serves as an elected Bencher on the Convocation of the Law Society of Ontario, which governs the regulator of the legal professions (lawyers and paralegals) in Ontario.

Edward is a member of the Christian Legal Fellowship, the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, the Christian Legal Society, the Runnymede Society, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Canadian Bar Association. Edward currently serves as a Vice Chair on the Markham Public Library Board and as a Member of the Race Relations Committee of the City of Markham.

Outside of the office, Edward enjoys travelling, learning and exploring, socializing, skiing, biking, volunteering and advocating for his community.

Edward aspires to provide friendly, courteous, professional, and ethical service that exceed his clients’ expectations and be a positive influence to his community.


Previous work experience:

Legal Research Assistant, Canadian Council of Christian Charities (Legal Affairs Department)

Summer Student, The Law Society of Upper Canada

Marketing Research Analyst, Wilfrid Laurier University (Brantford Campus)

University 102 Co-Facilitator, Wilfrid Laurier University (Brantford Campus)

Teaching Assistant, Ryerson University (Ted Rogers School of Management)

Internal Audit Team Member, London Life Insurance Company (Internal Audit)

Research Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal

Summer Employment Officer, Service Canada (Service Canada Centre for Youth)


Current/Previous volunteer experience:

Bencher, Law Society of Ontario

Founder and Co-organizer, Christmas Once Again

Vice Chair, Markham Public Library Board

Race Relations Committee Member, City of Markham

Member of the Senate (and committees) of the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton campus)

Student Legal Information Centre, University of New Brunswick

Member of the Board of the Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Course Representative, Queen Mary, University of London

Career Events Director, Queen Mary Law Society

Student Advisor, Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre

Victim Response Volunteer, Victim Services of York Region

Volunteer, Legal Resources (Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union)

Internal Vice President/Activities Coordinator, WLU Chinese Students’ Association


Education/Professional Qualification:

Bachelor of Education, Adult Education, With Distinction, Brock University

Certificate in Ethics, Ryerson University

Barrister & Solicitor, The Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)

Juris Doctor, University of New Brunswick

Master of Laws (LLM in Arbitration & Dispute Resolution), The University of Hong Kong

Bachelor of Laws, 2:1 Honours, Queen Mary, University of London

Diploma in Accounting (post-degree), with distinction, The University of Western Ontario

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration Co-op, Accounting, Wilfrid Laurier University

Ontario Secondary School Diploma, Markville Secondary School