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Feehely Gastaldi Our Team - Alliston and Tottenham Law Offices

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James J. Feehely

James J. Feehely (Jay) is a founding partner of Feehely Gastaldi with extensive experience in municipal law and general civil litigation.  Jay specializes in all aspects of municipal legal issues, including dealing with various issues arising from municipal planning agreements, development charges and development projects.  Jay also has expertise in estate litigation, estate planning, wills and powers of attorney.  Jay has conducted a number of significant civil trials and hearings before the Ontario Municipal Board and other tribunals.


Jay obtained his B.A. (Hons) from the University of Waterloo in 1969 and his L.L.B. from the University of Toronto in 1973.


Jay is a member of the Advocate’s Society, Simcoe County Law Association, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and the Ontario Bar Association. 


Paul F. Gastaldi

Paul F. Gastaldi is a partner of Feehely Gastaldi with extensive experience in real estate, wills, powers of attorney, estate administration and corporate law.  Paul has been practicing law in New Tecumseth since 1978 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his clients.


Paul obtained his L.L.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1976 and was called to the bar in 1978.


Jerry W. Switzer

Jerry W. Switzer has  been a partner at Feehely Gastadli since 1989. His professional areas of legal expertise include  real estate, wills, powers of attorney, estate administration, civil litigation,employment law, construction liens and corporate law.  


Colleen E. Butler

Colleen is a litigation lawyer with a preferred area of practice in municipal law and employment law. With a diverse practice, Colleen also provides timely and effective legal services for estate litigation, contract disputes, property matters and shareholder disputes.

Colleen obtained her LLB from the University of Ottawa Law School and her Master of Arts in International Affairs from Carleton University.  She graduated from King’s College, University of Western Ontario with a B.A. (Hons) in Political Science. Colleen was called to the Bar in 2003.

Colleen is a member of The Advocates Society and the Ontario Bar Association. Colleen is active in her community and is the Chair of the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Board of Directors and Vice-President of the Community Living Association of South Simcoe Board of Directors.


Amanda M. Swarbreck

Born and raised in Alliston, Amanda is delighted to be practicing law in her hometown at Feehely, Gastaldi.  Amanda practices primarily in the areas of real estate, wills, powers of attorney, and estate administration.

Amanda earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law.  Prior to law school, Amanda obtained her Master of Arts, also from the University of Western Ontario, and her Bachelor of Arts Honours from York University. She also completed an exchange program at the National University of Singapore.  Amanda was called to the Bar in 2015.

While in law school, Amanda was involved with Community Legal Services, which provides free legal assistance to members of the community.  In her free time, she loves traveling, going to the cottage, and doing anything outdoors.


Peter R. McKenna

Peter McKenna is an associate with Feehely, Gastaldi and has a broad practice which encompasses residential real estate, commercial real estate, wills and estates, and corporate law.

Peter received his Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2014 and was called to the bar in 2015. While in law school Peter volunteered at a Toronto Family Law Court and served on the Executive of the Business Law Society.

Outside of the office Peter enjoys managing a fantasy football team.


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5 Mill Street East

PO Box 370
Tottenham ON   
L0G 1W0     
PH: 905.936.4262

FX: 905.936.5102


2 Victoria Street East

PO Box 339

Alliston ON

L9R 1V6   
PH: 705.435.4386

FX: 705.435.9256