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Jerry Udell

Miller Canfield LLP (Ontario)
Practicing in association and not in partnership with
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.




University of Windsor School of Law, LL.B., 1974

University of Windsor, B.A., 1971

Bar Admissions

Jerry Udell is a highly skilled real estate attorney, with more than 40 years of experience practicing, teaching, lecturing and appearing as an expert witness in the area of real estate law and its various facets. 

Jerry provides specialized counsel pertaining to real estate, mortgage remedies, commercial and business law, financial institution securities, civil litigation, real estate and real property transactions, construction lien matters, banking and bills of exchange, franchising, patent and trademarks, time share and time share interval conveyancing. 

He is also confirmed as an expert witness in real estate by the Superior Court of Ontario in civil litigation matters involving the Solicitors Negligence Counsel Public Guardian & Trustees Office. He is frequently called as an expert witness in real estate and fraud transactions on behalf of the investigations branch of the Law Society of Upper Canada. 


Ontario Bar Association, Award for Distinguished Service, 2016

Law Society of Upper Canada, Specialist in Real Estate Law for the Province of Ontario (one of only 26 lawyers designated as such)

New Beginnings "Lawyer of the Year," 2004

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Member

Real Estate Council of Ontario, CEO Advisory Group

LawPro Insurance Company, Board of Directors

LSUC Panel for Disciplinary Matters, Member

Ontario Bar Association, Elected Member at Large, Southwest Region, 2008-present

Ontario Bar Association, Real Estate Working Group, Member, 2004-2014

Law Society of Upper Canada Specialist Board, Member, 2004-2015

LSUC Emerging Issues in Real Estate, Co-Chair, 2015-present

Law Society of Upper Canada, Elected Bencher, 2015-present

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

New York Hilton Club, Board of Directors, 2008

City of Windsor, Small Business Task Force, Vice Chair, 2006

City of Windsor Marketing Committee Super Bowl XL, Co-Chair, 2005


Sessional Instructor, University of Windsor Law School, Real Estate and Mortgage Remedy Law, 2006-2010


Jerry Udell is a frequent presenter on various topics related to real estate law. Below is a small sampling of his most recent speaking engagements.

"Mortgage Remedies" and "Electronic Funds Transfers," Law Society of Upper Canada, 2016

"10 Things They Should Have Taught in Law School," Ontario Bar Association, 2015

"Does Caveat Emptor Still Apply?" Law Society of Upper Canada, 2015

"Real Estate Fraud - Things that Scare Me," Ontario Bar Association, 2013

"Property Information Statements," "Powers of Attorneys," and "Knowing your Clients," Annual Institute, Ontario Bar Association, 2013

"Real Property Matters," Law Society of Upper Canada, 2012