Meet Our Staff

Robeena Benfield




Odete Carvalho

Senior Real Estate Law Clerk

Lucia Commisso

Law Clerk



Kelly Doyle

Legal Assistant



Kelly Doyle is a legal assistant to Vic Rampersad and Patrick Bernard. She is currently studying towards dual Paralegal and Law Clerk licences. Before embarking upon her legal studies, Kelly lived in Southeast Asia for two years and previously studied Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Toronto. She refuses to disclose what year this was.


Tae Ho Hwang

Real Estate Legal Assistant



Regine Lenon

Law Clerk


Regine Lenon is a law clerk in our Litigation department primarily in debt collection. She is a recent graduate from Seneca College where she earned her diploma in the Law Clerk Program (2018). She is also a graduate of the Hotel and Restaurant Management Program at Niagara College. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling and exploring Toronto's food scene.



Lily Li





Ida Lontini

Senior Law Clerk


Ida has 23 years of experience and works in the litigation department.  Ida Graduated from the Legal Assistant program at Seneca College.

Stephanie Tough

Law Clerk


Stephanie joined Youngman Law as a law clerk in 2019. She works in the litigation department and enjoys the friendly, dynamic environment within Youngman Law. She is also a paralegal (licensed in 2019) and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Paralegal program at Centennial College (2018-2019). She completed the Alternative Dispute Resolution program at Humber College (2017), graduating with Honors. She is bilingual, fluent in both Spanish and English, having lived several years abroad in Venezuela. 

Joanna Turek

Legal Assistant

2019: Bachelor of Applied Arts, Paralegal Studies (hons.)

Joanna came from Poland as a teenager, and now is bilingual in Polish and English languages. 

She is working as a legal assistant to Brian Diamond and Carla Manias mostly assisting with debt recovery matters. 

She is highly passionate about law and possesses years of experience gained
from her education, accomplishments, and employment.

Vittoria Ventrella

Legal Assistant


Vittoria is a vibrant legal assistant to Mark Youngman and Derek Ketelaars.  She enjoys helping others reach their goals in any way she can. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family. She graduated from Seneca College in 2016 studying Real Property Assessment and Appraisal and was bestowed the Michael Ward Memorial Scholarship upon graduation. She quickly moved on to Paralegal Studies at Seneca College – graduating in 2018. All of these things, and more, have helped her to become a well-rounded and dedicated individual.



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