Howard Oldham

Howard graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the bar in 1996. He articled with the Toronto “Bay Street” law firm of Fraser Milner Casgrain and practiced in their labour law department for five years. During this time, he represented many international companies in respect of sophisticated labour law and litigation matters. Howard then became legal counsel for Consumers Glass Manufacturing based out of its headquarters in Toronto. Consumers Glass was an international manufacturer of glass containers with factories located all over the world. In this capacity, Howard, was involved in all legal aspects of the company including corporate governance, litigation and labour law issues.

Howard grew up just outside of Port Carling in Muskoka and has been involved in many entrepreneurial ventures outside of the law including partnership in an alarm company, owning a resort and construction projects. Howard’s ability to provide a “business perspective” is a unique asset to assist our business clients in dealing with legal matters. Howard is a director of the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation.


Joyce Faria

Joyce joined Oldham Law Firm in August 2013.

She obtained her H.B.A.  in International Studies and Political Science from York University and her J.D. from the University of Ottawa.  Prior to joining Oldham Law Firm, Joyce articled with The Corporation of the City of North Bay. Joyce practices in the areas of family, estates, corporate, and real estate law.

Joyce is a member of the Muskoka Law Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada.


David Williams

David obtained his BSc, Honors Specialization in Biology, from the University of Western Ontario (2007), and his JD from Robson Hall at the University of Manitoba (2012). His articling and previous legal experience was through Legal Aid in Winnipeg, Toronto, and London, in the areas of criminal, immigration, poverty and family law. He was a family staff lawyer with Legal Aid Ontario at the Waterloo Region Courthouse in the two years before joining Oldham Law Firm in September, 2015.

David is now practicing in the areas of civil, corporate, estates, family, and real estate law. He has successfully represented clients at Administrative Tribunals, the Ontario and Superior Courts of Justice from the commencement of proceedings through trial, as well as at the Appellate level in the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

David grew up in Arnprior, before moving to attend high school in Stratford. Having made the decision to call Parry Sound home in 2015, he is engaging with the community, including through working on the Board of Directors for Community Living Parry Sound, and assisting clients to get timely results in a cost effective manner, as part of the Oldham team.

Carole Redmond

Carole grew up in Northern Ontario and obtained her law degree in the French Common Law Program from the University of Ottawa in 2011. Her first language spoken at home was French and she is fluently bilingual and offers legal services in both French and English. Before law school, Carole attended York University for her undergraduate studies in the Law and Society and Philosophy Honors Double Major program, where she was recognized on the Dean’s Academic Excellence and Achievement list.

During law school, Carole was involved in several advocacy and litigation academic activities. Carole’s focus was in international legal studies and alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, negotiation, arbitration, and International Commercial Arbitration. As a law student in Ottawa, Carole worked with Canada Revenue Agency, and the Department of Justice Canada.

Prior to being called to the Bar in Ontario, Carole articled at a leading boutique litigation law firm on Bay Street in Toronto, where she gained significant litigation and dispute resolution experience and appeared on a variety of matters before the Superior Court of Justice. Prior to joining Oldham Law Firm in 2017, Carole worked as a lawyer in Toronto in civil and commercial litigation, and insurance defence. Carole also has a broad range of experience handling fraud matters, commercial agreements, advertising and marketing law, and corporate privacy and regulatory compliance.

Carole’s current practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation matters, handling complex tort matters, negotiation and dispute resolution, advocacy before tribunals, and estate litigation matters.

She is a good standing member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, a member of the Advocate’s Society, the Ontario Bar Association, Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners, Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario (AJEFO), and the Muskoka Law Association.

Carole volunteers as a “Big Sister” youth mentor with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and with the Lawyers Feed the Hungry program, which aims to alleviate the effects of poverty by serving meals in the community. Carole’s other volunteer work includes Pro Bono Ontario, which focuses on promoting access to justice to the public. Carole is passionate about community outreach programs that aim to remove barriers and promote services relating to mental health issues, poverty, and access to justice. In her spare time, Carole enjoys doing outdoor activities, taking in the Muskoka and Georgian Bay landscapes, planning her next adventure or travel destination, trying out new restaurants or cooking for family and friends, and enjoying music, arts, and theatre.

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