About our Professionals
The founding partner of Goddard Gamage, Jan Goddard, has over 30 years of estates, trusts, and guardianship experience including her years in private practice and as a policy advisor and manager at the Office of The Public Guardian and Trustee. Combined with her training in gerontology, this experience makes Jan a valued leader in Ontario in our field. Partner Nimali Gamage joined Jan Goddard as an associate in 2002 and became partners with Jan in 2012. Nimali has practiced exclusively in the areas of estates, trusts and guardianship law since 2002 and has become a leader in Ontario in the niche area related to Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) benefits. Our associate Heather Mountford joined the firm in 2009 from the Office of The Public Guardian and Trustee. This experience gave her a strong foundation in our specific areas of practice and an understanding of and empathy for the emotional and multi-layered situations our clients often find themselves in. Our associate, Matthew Furrow joined the firm after having spent the beginning of his legal career at a large, national, full-service law firm, giving him a broad range of experience and skills. He came to us because of a desire to apply his diverse litigation skills to a more focused practice in estates, trust and capacity law. Associate Sandra Monardo joined Goddard Gamage after working as a litigator for 11 years in the areas of estates, commercial, civil, employment and insurance defence matters. Her litigation experience combined with her passion for estates and capacity law makes Sandra a valued member of our team. Our associate, Jessie Lamont, comes to us from a large, multi-national, full-service law firm, having had a pre-existing interest in helping individuals solve complicated legal problems with a sensitive and practical approach.