WATERS, HASTINGS & GRAINGER PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION
We are there for you in the happiest of times, as you purchase your first home, plan your family or build your business.
We are also there for you during the greatest life challenges and difficulties you may encounter, in the passing of a loved one and administration of an estate or in the uncertainty and challenge of the court room in criminal, family or civil litigation matters.
Lawyers who care
ROBERT H. WATERS
With pride, we honour the tradition of the firm by including and continuing the name of ROBERT H. WATERS, a leader in our community and the local legal profession for 42 years. Bob passed away in 2010 but remains as a household name in this region where his contribution to minor sports, municipal politics, his compassion for his clients and his community leadership live on, fondly remembered by many.
Scott joined the firm with over 25 years of experience as a respected voice in court rooms across southwestern and central Ontario. He is an experienced criminal trial lawyer and former Assistant Crown Attorney. Scott also practices in real estate, Wills and estates, estate planning, family law, and civil litigation.
CYNTHIA L. HASTINGS
Cynthia is a lawyer with over 35 years experience serving the legal needs of our community with respect to corporate law, real estate law, family law, wills and estates. Her skills as a negotiator and her professional understanding of real estate challenges and potential pitfalls, contracts, corporate structures and estate planning issues are respected throughout the region’s legal community.
“Called to the Bar of Ontario in 2016, Brent joined us in 2020 with intensive experience in wills, estate administration, and substitute decision making at a law office in Windsor. Brent is glad to continue building upon these areas and is enthusiastic to expand his practice in real estate law, corporate law, and other areas. Brent endeavors to provide clients with the best services possible by giving knowledgeable, detailed, and conscientious attention to their issues and concerns. Originally from London, Ontario, Brent is extremely pleased to be joining Elmira’s wonderful community. In his free time, Brent enjoys reading history, camping and visiting museums and galleries.”
Michelle graduated from Conestoga College in 2014 and received her Paralegal License in January of 2015. Michelle has been working in the legal field for over six years, with experience in Labor Relations, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Provincial Offences and Small Claims Court. Michelle has been with the firm since early 2020 supporting Scott Grainger and our litigation clients.
Legal Assistant - Real Estate
Sue is one of our Real Estate Law Clerks with 45 years of experience. In her free time, Sue likes to enjoy time with family and friends, read, play competitive horseshoes, garden, and act as secretary of the Elmira Kiwanis Music Festival.
Kaitlyn is one of two working in the accounting department. She joined the firm over 5 years ago as a high school student and has since completed a diploma in accounting. She will eagerly assist you with any of your accounting inquiries. She spends much of her free time chasing around her toddler and enjoying time with friends and family.
Kenzie is a University of Waterloo student who has been with the firm since July 2019. She assisted the coverage of Kaitlyn’s maternity leave and now works alongside her in the bookkeeping department. Kenzie also has experience in corporate minutes and is currently working part time while she completes her schooling for Social Development Studies.
Riley is a high school student who has played a key role in updating the firm's filing system to being digitized. She works behind the scenes to ensure every client file is properly preserved electronically.
Ashton is in her gap year after attending Norwell District Secondary School. She works alongside Riley to digitize client files, as well as, works at reception doing a variety of tasks. She assists Cindy in preparing client files and keeps things running smoothly on the front end. In her free time she enjoys cooking, baking, swimming and watching The Office.