Who We Are

Thomas L.W. Orendorff

Mr. Thomas L.W. Orendorff graduated from St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto in 1974 before entering Law School at the University of Windsor. He was called to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1979. Tomm’s legal career has spanned over 30 years of practice, during which time he has been actively involved with the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (member since 1992, Director since 2009), The American Association for Justice (since 1985), The Canadian Bar and Ontario Bar Association’s (since 1979), the Advocate’s Society and The Sudbury and District Law Association. Read more

Michael A. Gauthier

Mr. Michael A. Gauthier was raised in Greater Sudbury and was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2003. He completed an undergraduate B.A. at Laurentian University in 1999 before training for Law at the University of Western Ontario where he graduated in 2002. Read more

John Michael Bray

John Michael Bray completed a Bachelors of Political Science at Laurentian University before entering Law School at the University of Ottawa (French Common Law Section). While completing his undergraduate degree, John Michael spent his 3rd year of study at the L’Institut d’Etude Polictique de Lillell in France where he focused on International Relations. Read more

James M. Ross

Born and raised in Northern Ontario, Mr. James Ross completed Secondary School in 2003 before working towards his undergraduate degree in Economics, which he earned through Laurentian University in 2006. James' next challenge was Law School where he studied and trained at the University of Western Ontario graduating in 2009. Read more

Carol Lachapelle

Carol has been with Orendorff and Associates for more than 25 years and currently functions as the Senior Administrator – Litigation. Trained at Cambrian college in the Law Clerk program during the early 1980’s, Carol continues to hone her knowledge and experience in the litigation field. Read more

Corry Martin

Corry Martin has over 19 years of claims handling experience in Sudbury and Northern Ontario. Corry has an unique understanding of the insurance industry and personal injury matters. She began her accident benefit career with a major Canadian Insurance Company handling complex and catastrophic claims and the majority of her experience was spent as an Accident Benefit Insurance adjuster. Read more

Our Team