Dutton Brock LLP

Kathleen E. Mertes

Kathleen E. Mertes

phone: 416.593.4411 Ext.2306

fax: 416.503.5922

email: kmertes@duttonbrock.com

Position : Associate


After her call to the bar in 2010, Kate initially practiced in the field of plaintiff personal injury litigation before making the switch to insurance defence. Prior to joining Dutton Brock in 2013, she was practicing at a well-respected insurance defence firm in Hamilton, Ontario. Kate practices in the area of insurance defence with an emphasis on first party accident benefit disputes. She represents insurers at all levels of Court in Ontario as well as the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.

Education & Awards


Kate graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in International Development. She received her LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 2008.


Kate was called to the Bar of Ontario in January of 2010.

Memberships & Associations

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