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Jeff Dutton

Jeff Dutton is a Canadian lawyer who advises on technology, corporate, privacy, commercial and employment law. 

Jeff is licensed to practise law in Ontario. You can view his standing on the Law Society of Ontario lawyer directory by searching his last name on the Law Society website here.

Prior to founding Dutton Employment Law in 2016 (and merging it with a larger firm in 2019), Jeff was a prosecutor for the Ministry of Labour and an employment lawyer at a national boutique law firm.

Jeff has argued matters at the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and various boards and arbitrations.

Jeff left litigation practice in 2023 and now runs a Canadian legal/HR tech company called goHeather. goHeather automates HR legal documents. Jeff also runs a stealth in-development product project for a multi-national legal tech company. 

In addition, through Dutton Employment Law, Jeff still conducts video consultations with individuals and companies seeking a quick chat about employment law issues in Ontario. Book a $399 consultation here. 

Jeff was a frequent lecturer on legal matters and has been published in newspapers and trade journals. In addition, Jeff was the editor and co-author of a leading employment law text for lawyers for many years.

Jeff has been a member of the Law Society of Ontario since 2014.


Western University, BA (2009)
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, LL.B (2012)

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