Joe Neal graduated from the University of Western Ontario Law School in 1981 and began practicing in Oshawa as a sole practitioner in 1984. In October of 2006 he formed the firm Neal & Mara, Barristers & Solicitors with Kevin Mara.
Joe is a former Trustee with a local school board and the former Chair of the Research Ethics Board at Lakeridge Health. He is also a Regional Councillor for Clarington for wards 1 and 2.
Joe has a wide variety of experience in all aspects of law, including real estate, civil and estate litigation, family, criminal law, labour, and corporate and commercial law. Joe’s practice has involved considerable transactional work on the purchase, sale, and financing of small to medium sized companies, and he provides ongoing advice to corporate clients. He has professional affiliations with the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association and Durham Region Law Association.AREAS OF PRACTICE INCLUDE: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Business and Corporate Law, Wills and Estates, Civil and Estate Litigation, Family Law