Kerri was called to the Ontario Bar in 1991. She is certified as an Arbitrator by the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Ontario and is a member of the Advocates' Society and Canadian Defence Lawyers.
Kerri has practiced law primarily in the area of defence insurance litigation since her call to the Bar. Kerri joined Laxton Glass LLP in 2003.
Kerri has conducted jury and non-jury trials, appeals before the Court of Appeal for Ontario and arbitrations before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. She has numerous decisions reported in law journals including several Court of Appeal decisions.
Kerri's practice includes the defence of all types of insurance based claims and coverage disputes under motor vehicle liability, homeowners and farm policies. She handles professional negligence, products liability and property damage claims, including residential oil spill claims, as well as a host of other unusual types of personal injury claims. Examples of the latter include a negligence claim involving a gunshot wound, an individual who fell off a horse, and an individual who fell out of a chair. She has also been involved in a number of social host cases with unusual facts that test the limits of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Childs v. Desormeaux.
Kerri and her spouse spend their vacations together travelling to archaeological sites around the world. While at home on their farm outside of Toronto, Kerri devotes her spare time to gardening. Her love for digging in the dirt doesn't stop there. She also has a fascination with dinosaurs and periodically volunteers in the badlands of Alberta digging up fossils. She is a past Director of the Orangeville Curling Club and volunteers regularly for the Headwaters Healthcare Centre in Orangeville.
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