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The Late Tanya Lafleur (nee Porter)

The Late Tanya Lafleur (nee  Porter) Former Office Manager, Bookkeeper and Law Clerk

The staff at Elkin Injury Law is forever saddened by the loss of Tanya Lafleur. On Tuesday May 12th, 2015 an angel earned her wings. Tanya passed away following a short but  courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 35. May God bless you and keep you Tanya, forever in our hearts.



Tanya Lafleur of our office is currently off on medical leave, battling an incurable form of Cancer. She was and is, an integral and important part of the Elkin Injury Law Team and is missed around the office on a daily basis.   To learn more about this amazing person, you can read the attached article dated March 29, 2015 as published in the Welland Tribune and across Ontario.




Tanya started her career as office support staff at Bill Elkin’s former firm in January of 1998, while still completing her OAC year of High School. Tanya continued to work part time, while expanding her responsibilities and attending Brock University on a full time basis in the Business Administration program, with a focus in Accounting. After two years at Brock, Tanya decided to change her direction and go into the field of law full time. She began working for Bill Elkin in 2001 and completed her Honors Certification in Litigation, through Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology, Institute of Law Clerks.

In 2003, the team of Elkin Injury Law, including Bill, Fiona and Tanya, began a new adventure and the  legal team has continued to expand ever since. With this move, came new and exciting changes for Tanya’s career, as she was able to apply her passion for business management and accounting. She has continued her education at Niagara College taking various courses in Accounting, Economics and Bookkeeping, as well as furthering her legal education.

Tanya's role at Team Elkin was to multi-tasks as Law Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Office Manager and Bookkeeper. She enjoys the challenges and diversity her career offers her.

Tanya married her husband, Kevin, in 2007 and they enjoy many activities together including travelling, volleyball, entertaining and many others. Tanya and Kevin enjoy socializing with friends and family and, have been actively renovating their home for the past seven years. Tanya and Kevin welcomed their baby girl, Magen, to complete their family in October of 2013.

Contrary to the other members of the Elkin Team, Tanya is not a fan of hockey or the Leafs! Her passion is football and you will often find Tanya enjoying NFL Sundays with her husband and friends and cheering for her New Orleans Saints!




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