Who We Are

Jason Schmidt, Civil Litigation Lawyer
Jason A. Schmidt, H.B.A. J.D.

Jason A. Schmidt graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Political Science, and as a lawyer from Queen’s University with a Juris Doctor degree. While studying to become a lawyer, Jason was very involved volunteering with Queen’s Legal Aid. Jason articled in a Toronto litigation firm, following which he relocated to Port Hope to join what became Mann McCracken Bebee & Schmidt.

Jason is a lawyer with extensive experience in a broad range of civil litigation matters, and has appeared before the Superior Court, the Divisional Court, the Court of Appeal, Small Claims Court, the Landlord and Tenant Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Labour Board, the Social Security Tribunal, and various professional disciplinary bodies.

Email Jason | Ext. 2000

Scott McCracken, B.A.Sc., J.D.
Scott McCracken, B.A.Sc., J.D.

Scott McCracken was born and raised in Northumberland County. Graduating from the University of Windsor in 2008 with his degree in Mechanical Engineering, Scott returned to Northumberland County to work with his family.

Scott attended Bond University in Australia in 2014 and obtained his Juris Doctor in December 2016, following which he worked at a local law firm. Scott is now an associate with Schmidt Law Legal Services with his main areas of focus being real estate law, wills/estate administration, employment law and business/ corporate law.

During his time in Northumberland County, Scott has developed a strong sense of community and is involved in many organizations in the area such as the Chamber of Commerce, Cobourg Rotary and the Northumberland United Way. Scott is always looking for ways to help his community and extend his network of contacts. Scott’s hobbies and interests include all sports, computers and working with vehicles.

Email Scott | Ext. 2400

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Stefania Del Rizzo is a lawyer practicing a broad range of civil litigation.

Email Stefania | Ext. 2100

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Bridget Jokitalo is a lawyer practicing family law, civil litigation, and real estate.

Email Bridget | Ext. 2200

Alison Herron, Law Clerk
Alison Herron, Law Clerk

Alison Herron is a Cobourg native who holds a Legal Administration/Law Clerk designation from Durham College.

Alison worked in a large Toronto firm for several years before returning to her home town to join Mann McCracken Bebee & Schmidt, and subsequently Schmidt Law Legal Services*.

Email Alison | Ext. 2050

Lindsey Logel, Paralegal
Lindsey Logel, Paralegal

Lindsey Logel obtained her Bachelor of Applied Arts – Paralegal Studies from Humber College and obtained her Paralegal license in 2009.  Lindsey worked in the area of Personal Injury Litigation for 9 years before joining Schmidt Law Legal Services* in 2017. 

Lindsey has experience of attending mediations before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario and the Licence Appeal Tribunal.  Lindsey represents our clients in Small Claims Court, Landlord and Tenant Board Hearings and the Human Rights Tribunals.  Lindsey is compassionate to our clients’ needs and provides them with guidance from start to finish.

Email Lindsey | Ext. 2300

Olga Tryfonova, Law Clerk
Olga Tryfonova, Law Clerk

Olga Tryfanova holds an Interpreter/Translator certificate the Ukrainian Institute of Information Technologies and speaks 4 languages.

Having worked in different areas of law in Ukraine and then in Canada, Olga recently studied real estate law at the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario. She joins Schmidt Law Legal Services* with many years of exceptional customer service.

Email Olga | Ext. 2150

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Lewis Waring is a paralegal practicing Small Claims Court, Landlord and Tenant Board, Human Rights Tribunal, and administrative law matters.

Email Lewis | Ext. 2250

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