With over 90 years since its founding, Charness Charness & Charness is proud to be one of the oldest law firms in Canada.Jordan W. Charness, Senior Partner
Founded in 1925 by I.J. Charness (Queen’s Counsel), Charness, Charness & Charness is an internationally acclaimed boutique law firm.

Headquartered in Montreal, the Charness firm has associate offices located in all major metropolitan areas across Canada, the U.S and Mexico. We have been assisting our clients, for four generations in solving their legal problems in debt collection, commercial law, litigation and settling of estates, as well as other areas of law requiring their personal touch.


Charness Charness & Charness is now embarking on their fourth generation of Charness attorneys. We ensure that every client feels as though they are at home when walking through our doors.


We are internationally acclaimed for debt collection, commercial/corporate law, litigation, negotiation, and settling of estates. Our associates have degrees in the two most widely used systems of law worldwide- common law and civil law.

Memberships & Associations

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    Canadian Bar Association

    The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) is the largest professional association for lawyers in Canada.

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    Barreau du Quebec

    The Barreau’s mission is to ensure the protection of the public by overseeing legal practices, promotes the rule of law, enhances the image of the profession and supports members.

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    Commercial Law League of America

    The CLLA is a respected organization of attorneys and other experts in credit and finance actively engaged in the field of commercial law, bankruptcy and insolvency.

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    International Association of Commercial Collectors

    Empowering and educating a global network of collection professionals.

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    Commercial Collection Agencies of America

    Elevating the standards of the commercial collection industry.

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    Association of Trial Lawyers of America

    ATLA is the world’s largest trial bar, providing trial attorneys with information, support and a nationwide network that enables them to most effectively and expertly represent clients.

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    Canadian Aboriginal Minority Suppliers Council

    Championing business relationship and economic growth through the inclusion of minority suppliers.

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    Transportation Lawyers Association

    The Transportation Lawyers Association is an independent, international bar association whose members assist providers and/or commercial users of logistics and transport services.