Frederick
Cogan, Q.C.

Frederick Cogan

PROFILE

As counsel to Brazeau Seller Law, Fred brings a practice that spans more than 50 years and a career that covers all areas of law. His extensive resume includes civil litigation, real estate, municipal work, banking, and matrimonial law. In addition to giving advice to members of the firm, Fred conducts his own practice in the areas of corporate and commercial law, financing, commercial litigation, mortgage remedies, creditor and debtor law, bankruptcy and insolvency law, real estate law, municipal law, wills, estates, and high-profile domestic law.

Today, Fred appears before all courts, the Ontario Municipal Board, and various other boards, municipal councils, and their committees. After attending Harvard Law School’s Continuing Education Course, he obtained certificates in both negotiation and mediation. Fred mediates and arbitrates a variety of complex matters—settling most of them.

PROFILE

As counsel to Brazeau Seller Law, Fred brings a practice that spans more than 50 years and a career that covers all areas of law. His extensive resume includes civil litigation, real estate, municipal work, banking, and matrimonial law. In addition to giving advice to members of the firm, Fred conducts his own practice in the areas of corporate and commercial law, financing, commercial litigation, mortgage remedies, creditor and debtor law, bankruptcy and insolvency law, real estate law, municipal law, wills, estates, and high-profile domestic law.

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In addition to his notable legal career, Fred takes great pride in his volunteer work. He serves on several committees and organizations throughout the Ottawa community. He was an instructor for the Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admissions Course, a member of the City of Ottawa Committee for the Disabled, governor of the Elmwood School for Girls, vice president of the Ottawa New Edinburgh Tennis and Canoe Club, chairman of the Traffic Committee and a member of the Planning Committee for the Village of Rockcliffe Park, director of the Rideau Club, and chairman of the House Committee and governor of Beth Shalom Synagogue.

Fred attended the University of Ottawa, where he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in economics, as well as his law degree. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1965, with honours. Fred is also a former member of the Bar of British Columbia.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ontario, 1965 (with honours)

MEMBERSHIPS

Life Member of Law Society of Upper Canada
Rideau Club
Rideau View Golf and Country Club