MONTREAL LAWYER ENTREPRENEUR AND DDO RESIDENT, JAMIE BENIZRI, RUNNING FOR MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX, September 8, 2017 — Jamie Benizri, CEO and founder of the young, innovative and rapidly growing law firm Legal Logik is running for a counsellor seat in District 4 of the Town of Dollard-des-Ormeaux (DDO) during the upcoming election in November 2017.
Born and raised in DDO, Jamie continues to live in the community with his wife, also a DDO native, and two children, who attend schools in DDO and are active in various DDO sports and organizations and other extracurricular activities in the area.
As founder and CEO of Legal Logik, now an award-winning law firm with offices in Montreal, Quebec City and Saguenay, Jamie continues to challenge industry standards with an entirely new approach to law that continues to see rapid growth. Named Young Entrepreneur 2017 by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Saint-Laurent – Mont-Royal, for his incredible vision and dedication to improving access to legal information and services, Jamie is regularly featured in the Montreal Gazette, La Presse, le Journal de Montréal, Le Devoir, Droit Inc. as well as on CTV news, CBC news, Radio Canada, TVA Nouvelles and CJAD radio.
Ever committed to his home community, Jamie continues to fuel entrepreneurship and economic development in DDO, most recently with his involvement in the launch of one of his clients, Moushi DDO, a popular restaurant and lifestyle concept fostering healthier living within the community.
Campaign PlatformA true believer in entrepreneurship, as a counsellor of Dollard-des-ormeaux, Jamie’s efforts will aim to revitalize commerce in the community through initiatives that support entrepreneurship and local economic development.
Having previously worked as a prosecutor for the city of Montreal, Jamie regularly enforced Municipal by-laws for Dollard-des-Ormeaux and worked closely with the town’s security team and elected officials. As such, Jamie has also emphasized his desire to increase transparency in municipal politics as he has done in the legal world, to create a conversation and awareness around the decisions affecting DDO residents.
About Jamie BenizriAttorney by trade and entrepreneur at heart, Jamie Benizri continues to challenge industry standards and develop innovative service models that make it easier for individuals, and businesses to meet their legal needs. Founder and CEO of Legal Logik, what began as an idea has now grown to a full-service law firm with offices in Montreal, Quebec City and Saguenay. As a corporate and civil litigator, Jamie has created a number of cases of precedent, including at the Quebec Court of Appeal, the province’s highest court, earning him a reputation as a creative legal thinker and leading professional. Both in the courtroom and outside, his extensive experience with entrepreneurs, start-ups and corporate clients – has made him an expert in helping businesses, large and small, meet their objectives and protect their interests.
Jamie has also made a name for himself in the community as host of Logik TV, a hit legal and business video series now in it’s second season launched to make legal and business insights accessible to anyone through interesting, education and entertainment capsules.
Jamie also dedicates his time to various community initiatives:
- Member of the Board of Directors of daana, the community-based wellness and give it forward movement.
- Member of the Board of Directors of Vanessa Grimaldi’s “No Better You foundation” raising funds and awareness for students with special needs.
- Member of the Board of Directors of Virtual Rehab.
- Member of the Board of Directors of LORI.biz Project, a Montreal-based organization that seeks to promote female entrepreneurship.
- A supporter of Erasing Hate, a movement started by DDO-Native Corey Fleischer to for the removal of hate crimes in the public domain.
- Founder of the Run to Remember, an initiative launched in partnership with the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre.
Jamie is also Director of Startup Grind Montreal, a Google-powered entrepreneurship initiative, designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs with monthly events at Montreal’s W Hotel.