About Me

Meet Ottawa Wills Lawyer Jeffrey Behrendt, B.A., J.D., LL.M.

Jeffrey Behrendt is the founder of Behrendt Professional Corporation, the law firm that runs OttawaWills.org. Jeffrey lives with his son, Emet.

Jeffrey Behrendt attended the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario on both a Descartes Scholarship and a Canada Scholarship. In 1993, he graduated on the Dean’s Honour’s List with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. In 1996, he graduated with a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in Toronto. While in law school, Jeffrey Behrendt was an Associate Editor of the University of Toronto Law Review. Jeffrey Behrendt continued his education in England, graduating with Merit in 1998 with a Master of Laws Degree from King’s College London.

Jeffrey Behrendt has a wide range of experience. He has inside knowledge of how courts work from doing two judicial clerkships, one at the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and one at the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has worked at law firms in both London, England and in Toronto.

Jeffrey Behrendt was called to the Ontario bar in 2000.

Jeffrey Behrendt is committed to leadership in educating the public about legal matters and ensuring access to lawyers is affordable.

Jeffrey Behrendt has been interviewed several times on TV, by both CJOH and the New RO. He has been interviewed on radio by CJOB and by Peter Warren on CKNW. He has been quoted in an article in the Canadian Bar Association’s National Magazine. He has published numerous articles in Law Now Magazine. He has been quoted in the newspaper Xtra.

He teaches law to paralegal students at Herzing College.

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If you are considering a will, power of attorney, or trust — or have already made your decision — you’re invited to call or email us. We’ll explain how you can protect your loved ones and your assets. You can call us at (613) 519-0320 or email us using our contact form here.